Microsoft launches OneNote on the Mac

On March 18, 2014


Today practically everyone uses some form of note-taking app, the most popular perhaps being Evernote, however Microsoft wants to change all that.

Today they have released OneNote to the Mac, furthermore they are making both the Mac and Windows version free for all users. Microsoft has however revealed that they are keeping some premium features locked for paid users. Finally Microsoft revealed a new cloud API for first- and third-party apps to communicate directly with OneNote. The new API makes it easier than ever to share from one application directly with OneNote, this includes:

  • OneNote Clipper for saving web pages to OneNote
  • [email protected] for emailing notes to OneNote
  • Office Lens for capturing documents and whiteboards with your Windows Phone
  • Sending blog and news articles to OneNote from FeedlyNews360 and Weave
  • Easy document scanning to OneNote with BrotherDoxie GoEpson, and Neat
  • Writing notes with pen and paper and sending them to OneNote with Livescribe
  • Mobile document scanning to OneNote with Genius Scan and JotNot
  • Having your physical notebooks scanned into OneNote with Mod Notebooks
  • Connecting your world to OneNote with IFTTT

There is also an iOS version and an Android version available of OneNote.


While there has yet to be any official confirmation about Office for iOS, rumors are suggesting Microsoft could release it as early as March 27th.

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