What Are Evernote's Competitors?

Evernote is the thousand-pound gorilla in the Android notepad space. It is one of the most innovative applications on the entire Android platform and has a large user base. Even better, it operates according to a freemium model so users can give it a try with no time limitation before having to upgrade their account. However, users do have alternative options.

Catch Notes

Catch Notes functions as perhaps the number one Evernote alternative for Android notepad users. The app has many of the features of Evernote and uses a similar freemium pricing model to Evernote. Users are provided with an initial allotment of space to write notes without any cost. After that time a monthly subscription fee must be paid. And, in recent weeks, the app has added features such as its sharing streams that serve to differentiate it from Evernote.

OneNote

Microsoft has also produced a notepad app for the Android. Known as OneNotes this app is a companion to Microsoft’s PC based program of the same name. Even if you don’t use OneNotes for the PC you may still use the Android app. The app syncs your notes with Microsoft’s SkyDrive cloud service. Unlike Evernote and Catch Notes, OneNotes does to require a monthly subscription after you have used up the free initial space. It simply mandates the user to pay a one time payment of $4.99. After that, you can write unlimited notes without cost. While it does not have all of the features of the other two apps, OneNotes contains a simple to use basic functionality with a crisp user interface. This app is a must for those who have already been using OneNotes on their PC or on iOS.

Others

The Evernote, Catch Notes and OneNotes basic functionality is utilized by other applications. Apps such as Inkpad allow the user to make notes and store those notes in the cloud. However, these apps do not always have the same broad array of features as possessed by the others.

Catch Notes, OneNotes and Inkpad are featured on this website. Simply click on the resource center for the respective Android notepad app on the right side of this site to learn more about each.


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Evernote

#1. Evernote

Developer: Evernote Corp
Price: Freemium
OS: 1.6 and Higher
Features: Full-featured with
web-based note storage




Catch Notes

#2. Catch Notes

Developer: Catch.com
Price: Freemium
OS: 1.6 and Higher
Features: Full-featured with
web-based storage




Wunderlist

#3. Wunderlist

Developer: Wunderkinder
Price: Free
OS: Phone and Tablet
Features: Full-featured with
web-based storage




OneNote

#4. OneNote

Developer: Microsoft
Price: Free (Unlimited Use $4.99)
OS: 2.3 and Higher
Features: Full-featured with
web-based storage




Freenote Notepad App

#5. FreeNote

Developer: Flyable
Price: Free
OS: 1.5 and Higher
Features: Processes handwritten notes



ColorNote Notepad App

#6. ColorNote

Developer: SocialandMobile
Price: Free (Premium $45 per year)
OS: 1.5 and Higher
Features: Color-coded notes



Note Everything

#7. Note Everything

Developer: SoftXPerience
Price: Free (Pro $4.19)
OS: 1.5 and Higher
Features: Paint notes on screen



InkPad Notepad App

#8. InkPad

Developer: Workpail
Price: Free (Ad Free $9.99 per year)
Features: Legal pad user interface background



Safe Notes Notepad App

#9. Safe Notes

Developer: YouGoSoft.com
Price: Free (Pro 99 Cents)
OS: 1.5 and Higher
Features: Password protected notes



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