Microsoft has released their iPad version of their organizational management software OneNote. Version 1.3 of the OneNote software is a free download from the Apple App Store and allows the user to create up to 500 notes. After that mark, the user would need to purchase the full package of the OneNote program with the in-app purchase option. The full package of OneNote for iPad is $14.99. The package for the iPhone is $4.99.
Changes between version 1.2 and 1.3 include:
- Support for iPad and iPad 2
- Localization into several new languages and markets
- Tabbed user interface
- Quick note creation in the Unfiled Notes section
- Table rendering
- Improved Windows Live sign-in experience
- Option to sync notebooks only over a Wi-Fi connection
- Integrated upgrade option
The free version will continue to allow syncing of the notes, deletion, and other functionality however it will not allow creation of notes past the 500 mark.
Regquirements for the package are:
- iPad must have iOS 4.3 or higher
- A free Windows Live ID is required to use OneNote for iPad – use an existing one or let OneNote for iPad help you sign up
- Web functionality uses the free OneNote Web App available on SkyDrive, which requires a supported web browser.
- OneNote for iPad opens notebooks created in Microsoft OneNote 2010 or the OneNote Web App
To download the free version of the OneNote app, go to: