Recommended PDF Annotation Apps

As we move more into the paperless realm, having good apps to open, read, edit PDF’s is important. Below are some recommended PDF annotation apps for your tablet or mobile devise;

PDF Expert. A PDF annotation app that works only with iPads allows the user to fill in forms, sign documents and write notes, highlight and bookmark on PDF documents.

iAnnotate.  A PDF annotation tool that works with iPad, Android and Enterprise tablets; it also allows the user to add notes, bookmarks and underline. It also has the ability to have multiple PDF documents open at one time. It will also let you customize the toolbar.

 

Meeting Note App Recommendations

With tablets becoming more popular in the office one primary use is having them in  meetings and being able to access handouts as well as taking notes. The following are some recommended meeting note applications for tablet users;

Noteability. Notability  integrates handwriting, PDF annotation, typing, recording, and organizing so you can take notes electronically on the tablet.

Mind Jet. Mindjet for iPad® lets you easily enter ideas, tasks, and meeting notes into intuitive visual maps that help you quickly organize concepts and prioritize action items.

Note Taker HD. Note Taker HD is only for the apple ipad. Notes can be taken via typewritten or handwritten via stylus. It has the ability to add in shapes, graphics and charts. It also has the ability to email notes.

Evernote. This is a more robust app that not only takes meeting notes but is like a personal Google organizer for users information.

Penultimate. A leading handwriting app for iPad, purchased by Evernote in 2012. It can email images and files in PDF format and works with Evernote and Dropox.

 NotePad Pro. This app has the ability to record audio while typing or drawing. It will save notes as  PDF that can be emailed with audio files.

Digital Pens instead of Note Pads for Meetings

Tired of all those scattered meeting notes and tablets?

Another upcoming product on the market is the digital pen, which records electronically the movement of the pen on paper. It then can be connected to a computer and transferred into software that will display the notes or convert it to text. This keeps an electronic running archive of all meeting notes, and you can discard the paper tablets.

There are few good products rated well on the market;
1. Echo Smartpen by LiveScribe
2. Pulse Smartpen by LiveScribe
3. Capturx for OneNote