The Computer Revolution/Software/Note Taking Software

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Note Taking Software[edit]


Note taking software allows individuals to record, organize, and file important information in a single place. The data is kept within your fingertips thus reducing the need to search through various documents to obtain information. Note taking software is often used with tablet computers and pen input devices. It is also often used on laptops computers and PCs. The software is specifically designed to facilitate the ease of note taking without having to conform to a format and it is designed to give you the ability to organize and retrieve the notes to how it fits your needs. Some features include having tabbed sections- like in a paper notebook and have the capability to search through information quickly and efficiently. Examples of note taking software include Microsoft One Note, Agilix Labs Go Binder, and Evernote.

Reference: Morely, Deborah; Parker, Charles. Understanding Computers Today and Tomorrow. Course Technology, 2011, pg. 244.

Taking a pen and notebook to class or to a meeting may very well become a thing of the past with the advent of note taking software. Designed for students and business personnel it has the capability of accepting both handwritten and typed input. Handwritten notes can remain true to their original form and stored as images or can be converted into typed text. Note taking software was designed in order to make the time-honored tradition of putting pen to paper to record pertinent facts less taxing and more efficient for all involved. After inputting the information it is then organized using a custom tab system for easy retrieval. Web notebooks – such as Google Notebook and Zoho Notebook – are online versions of note taking software that are specifically programmed to organize the user’s online files such as web pages, research, text and images.

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Reference: Morely, Deborah and Charles Parker. "Understanding Computers Today and Tomorrow" 13th Edition