Windows Journal Alternatives for iPad

    Windows Journal is not available for iPad but there are plenty of alternatives with similar functionality. The best iPad alternative is Microsoft OneNote, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Windows Journal and 11 are available for iPad so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting iPad alternatives to Windows Journal are NoteLedge (Paid), Stylus Labs Write (Free), labfolder (Freemium) and Noto (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Aug 2, 2021

    1. Microsoft OneNote, part of the Microsoft Office Suite, is a digital notebook application that gives people one place to gather notes and information.
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      Microsoft OneNote vs Windows Journal opinions
      Some users think Microsoft OneNote is a great alternative to Windows Journal, some don't.
      Can draw and erase lines in different colors, remove R or B from RGB image and set grid lines
      Top positive comment  over 5 years ago

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      OneNote has many options such as camera, recordings, drawing, and typing.
      Top positive comment  almost 4 years ago

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      Too complicated and not so user friendly as windows journal.
      Top negative comment  6 months ago

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      Can't save files in folders the same way
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

      4
      No possibility for handwriting on mac
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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      More Notebook and cloud integration, less actual files and universal software like Journal
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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    2. NoteLedge is a digital notepad that comes with powerful multimedia tools for creating notes and presenting works straight from a smart device.
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    3. Write is a word processor for handwriting, designed primarily for tablets with an active stylus. Write has the functionality of a vector drawing application, plus a unique set of tools which ease the editing of handwritten text.
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      Almost everyone thinks Stylus Labs Write is a great alternative to Windows Journal.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      labfolder is an electronic lab notebook that helps to document, organize and share your research data. Simplify workflow procedures and accelerate your research!
    4. Noto is a modern writing app. With delightful interactions, powerful editing tools, and a beautiful design, Noto helps you capture the best of your everyday life.
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    5. Noti is tool allowing you to easily receive notifications from web applications directly on your desktop. No need to keep a web page open, just run our little app on your computer and you’ll be able to start receiving notifications from supported web applications.
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    6. Note-taking becomes intuitive again Organize your personal, work and class notes. View and edit Microsoft OneNote on iPad and Mac. Your OneNote companion on iPad Note-taking becomes intuitive again. Organize your personal, work and class notes. View and edit...
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Notesnook is a simple and cross-platform private notes app that keeps your notes organized and synced on your phone, tablet and computer. Take notes, capture ideas, create to-do lists, keep a journal, write your assignments and manage projects, we have got you covered.
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    7. Bamboo Paper, a seriously fun new app from Wacom, provides you with the ability to create virtual notebooks for your tablet, letting you share your ideas visually with handwritten notes, sketches or doodles.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      LabLog makes it easy for research laboratories to store data, experiments, observations and protocols in the cloud while complying with all federal regulations. Based in the US, they are able to provide local, on-site support to all industry clients.
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