Some time ago, I shared Handwriting recognition and note-taking apps for iPad. Since a colleague is getting a Nexus 7 Android tablet, I thought I’d compile a short list of note-taking and handwriting recognition apps to share.

Possible solutions for handwriting recognition and note-taking on the Nexus 7 include the following:

  1. AntiPaper Notes (free) – 
    The main purpose behind Antipaper Notes is to give tablet users a quick simple way to jot down notes, just as they might on a sheet of paper. It’s free, unlike paper, and it works with your finger or with a stylus, if you want that feeling of writing with a pen or pencil. It requires Android 3.0 and higher to run. However, with the release of Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) and Jelly Bean (4.x), there are smartphones that can also run Antipaper Notes. (Read more at Android Authority)
  2. FreeNote (free) – Watch video – 
  3. MyScript Notes () – Watch video –  With MyScript Notes Mobile, you can use your tablet as a real notepad creating and customizing an unlimited number of notebooks in which you can draw, insert pictures and take notes with your own handwriting using a stylus or your finger. Available in 30 different languages, MyScript Notes Mobile also allows users to share information in a few clicks as it is synchronised with the most important communication tools, networks or cloud-applications (E-mail clients®, Facebook®, Twitter®, Dropbox®, etc).
  4.  MyScript Calculator (Free) –  Watch video – The Free handwriting calculator for your Android device**With MyScript© Calculator, perform mathematical operations naturally using your handwriting.
  5. PenSupremacy ($1.99) – Watch video – PenSupremacy is the best handwriting app for android tablets. It is based on the best selling iPad app penultimate.(It is however not from the same developer and has no connection to penultimate). It feels just like taking handwritten notes on real paper. Take notes, save sketches and share your ideas with PenSupremacy.
  6. PhatPad Handwriting Recognition ($4.99) – 
  7.  WritePad Handwriting Recognition ($9.99) – “Handwriting recognition input method in 11 languages. WritePad supports most Android Smartphones and Tablets.”

What are you using on YOUR Android tablet?




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