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Microsoft OneNote

Price:  Free with an Office Account

Features:

  • Compatible with iOS, Mac, Windows, and Android
  • Students can organize content across notebooks, sections, and pages
  • Record audio notes, insert online videos, and add files (audio, video, PDF, Word, etc.)
  • Students can highlight notes as important or as a “to-do list”
  • Ability to type or draw notes and share with others
  • Handwritten notes can be converted to typed text at a later time
  • Has OCR technology (Optical Character Recognition) which allows for handwriting to be converted into typed notes, can annotate images
  • Ability to password protect sections of notes
  • Efficient features for Math such as equations and graphing
  • Ability to research online through app
  • Immersive Reader (voice reader), ability to change speed/voice (options for male or female)

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Evernote

Price:

  • Free with Basic Account
  • $7.99 per month with Premium Account

Features:

  • Available for iOS, Mac, Windows, and Android
  • Student has ability to type notes, add attachments, clip web pages, and record audio
  • Ability to search handwritten notes or tags to find course material
  • Optical Character Recognition capabilities
  • Browser extension with web clipper (allows the user to screenshot web pages)
  • Can integrate with several storage devices OneDrive, Gmail, etc.
  • Ability to password protect notebooks
  • Evernote Web Clipper helps you save interesting things you find online onto your Evernote account. Users can clip any webpage, highlight what matters the most, annotate, take screenshots, and have access to that information whenever and wherever you need it.

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Otter.ai  

Price:

  • Free with Basic Account
  • $8.33 per month with Premium Account

Features:

  • Compatible with all devices
  • Audio recordings sync with text (600 free transcription minutes per month, 40 minutes max per each session/premium: 6,000 minutes per month/4 hours max per each session)
  • Ability to search audio files for key phrases/text
  • Users can import audio or video files from their device
  • Insert photos of whiteboard discussions, slides, etc.
  • Playback audio at adjustable speeds
  •  Export files as PDF, TXT, or SRT
  • Export audio as MP3
  • Provide live captioning.
  • Resourceful tool for ESL (English as a second language) learners.
  • Students who have difficulty hearing can use the app to aid in translating verbal class lectures to text.
  • Import audio (aac, m4a, mp3, wav, wma) and video (avi, mov, mp4, mpg, wmv).

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Noted

Price:

  • Free with Basic Account
  • $2.49 per month or $23.99 per year with Noted Plus Account

Features:

  • ONLY available for iOS devices (Mac and iPhones and iPads)
  • Noted is a fully-integrated audio recording and note-taking app (time stamped with notes typed)
  • User can highlight, share, and export notes
  • With Noted+ user can eliminate background noise for a clearer playback of recording
  • Can use a stylus for sketching
  • Keep it simple with all the core features including full editing, indexing and exporting.

Noted Plus Features:

  • Export as a PDF
  • Intelligent Playback (Machine Learning)
  • Reduce background noise
  • Audio equalizer to enhance your playback experience
  • Recording quality options
  • Adjust skip forward / backward time
  • Attach Documents (pdf, docx, etc.)
  • Direct export of Apple Watch recordings
  • Dictation

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Last Updated 7/20/20

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