Have you ever wanted to apply OCR to your handwriting, circle and move your notes around a page and more, MyScript Notes Mobile may be just the mobile note taking app you have been waiting for.
The app was introduced in January of 2012 and has been selling for $7.99. However, Today – December 31, it is on sale for $1.99. MacWorld reviewed the app in September and rated it 3 1/2 mice.
Below is a video from the site showing the app running on an android device. It performs similarly on an iPad as can be seen from the 2nd video below.
The developer describes the app as follows:
With MyScript Notes Mobile, you can:
- Write notebooks and liven them up with drawings, diagrams and pictures that you can move or rescale.
- Export pages as images or entire notebooks as PDF or as MyScript files (you can use these in the latest MyScript Studio desktop application).
- Convert handwriting to digital text you can export to Evernote®, Facebook®, Twitter®, Dropbox®, and e-mail.
- Copy/ paste the converted text to any other text application (i.e. iWork® for iPad: Pages®, Keynote® and Numbers®).
- Write in portrait or landscape mode.
- Print your pages and notebooks with AirPrint support.
- Simplify your note taking with zoom support.
- Annotate PDF documents
- Search your handwritten notes with MyScript® InkSearch
- Use all kinds of capacitive stylus but if you want precise handwriting use an active digitizer stylus (*see supported devices)
- 9 user interface languages:
- Chinese Simplified
- Chinese traditional
- 32 handwriting recognition languages:
- Chinese (Simplified)
- Chinese (Traditional)
- English (Canadian)
- English (UK)
- English (US)
- French (Canada)
- French (France)
- Portuguese (Portugal)
- Portuguese (Brazil)
- Spanish (Spain)
- Spanish (Mexico)
In sum, if you are looking for a note taking app that will allow you to search your own handwriting and more, at this price, you should really look into buying and trying this app.