Microsoft OneNote

Microsoft OneNotefor Windows

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4.6
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Don't forget what is important

We are always in a hurry, and we have various plans. It is essential not to forget anything and stick to your plans at the current pace of life. You need a program to make notes and store all the necessary information. Microsoft OneNote is an excellent example of such a program, and we will tell you about its primary features.

A single repository of information

The basic principle of working with information used by Microsoft OneNote for Windows is that the data should be stored in one place. When the information you need is scattered (some on post-its, some in paper notebooks, some in text files on your PC, and some in notes on your smartphone), it is hard to find it at the right moment. OneNote is considered to be one notebook for all data.

This versatility is achieved due to the use of cloud technology. OneNote notes are located in OneDrive and automatically sync with the server. That's why you cannot lose the information you store in OneNote along with your gadget. Just log in to OneNote using your account on any computer, and you will access all your notes.

Information in any format

Microsoft OneNote for Windows is an electronic notebook. It stores text, photos, pictures, links, formulas, shapes, files, audio recordings, tags, and embedded objects, like YouTube videos.

Sharing information

Cloud technology allows sharing notes and working on their content simultaneously from different locations. Today, this is already a standard condition of group efficiency. Microsoft has always kept up with the times, so their OneNote product works with cloud technology.

Information retention features

Let's talk about the variety of program options for saving information. We should highlight the following:

  • You can write, draw, and move files in the application;

  • Find photos on the Internet and put them into OneNote without leaving the program;

  • Use the camera to add photos;

  • Use the microphone to add audio;

  • Use Email to OneNote to put emails and attachments into OneNote;

  • Use Send to OneNote to send the contents of any document from any application into OneNote using the Print menu;

  • Use the Web Clipper to put web pages in your browser into OneNote;

  • Use the OneNote icon on your smartphone to create notes without launching the app, even on a locked screen;

  • Use the Office Lens to take photos of documents and put them into OneNote with cropped margins and aligned perspective;

  • Use the Zapier to create notes automatically from different apps using preset algorithms.

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Pros
  • Helpful organizing tools
  • Flexible note design
  • Sync and share notes
  • Familiar interface
Cons
  • It needs OneDrive for some management feature
  • Limited drag-and-drop
  • Can only share at notebook level
  • No private encryption
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LAST UPDATED:
2022-08-09
DEVELOPER:
Microsoft Corporation
VERSION:
16.0.14527.20276
DOWNLOADS:
17
OPERATING SYSTEM:
Windows

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