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I just wanted to know if there's a OneNote app for Android, that would allow me to actually use it to its full potential (unlike that crap released by MS).

I am thinking about getting a Transformer and it is very important to me since all my notes from classes and lectures are in OneNote. I found many apps that would allow me to work with Word, Excel or PowerPoint. But everybody seems to be forgetting about OneNote...

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What's wrong with the official? – Richard Borcsik Jul 26 '12 at 8:23
It lacks .. everything. I need the equation editor, tags, text formatting, charts, tables, customizable shortcuts (via AutoCorrect). The official only allows me to view already done notes and change bold, italic or underline and can do 2 types of lists. Not good enough to take notes – Martin Melka Jul 26 '12 at 13:10
You should add that information to your question. As it stands, this question isn't a good fit for this site. Questions that "ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face" are what works here. – Al E. Jul 30 '12 at 20:26
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OneNote for Android?

hope I got you right - as my answer is... well... just tooooo obvious :)

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well and:….. which got better reviews actually - but does cost money... – Le Tigre Aug 22 '12 at 6:19
You didn't. Quote from the question: "unlike that crap released by MS" the one you linked is the one described as crap. – Richard Borcsik Aug 22 '12 at 7:25
LeTigre: you can add that comment into your answer, just hit the edit button (as the information in the comment is what the OP wants) – ce4 Aug 22 '12 at 20:47
Thanks for the app in the comment, it is the most-featured one I've seen. Thought not perfect, it's more usable than the "official". – Martin Melka Aug 25 '12 at 13:48


I consider Evernote to be the closest alternative to OneNote, available from Google Play Store.

For me, the biggest advantage of Evernote, which even OneNote doesn’t have, is the synchronization feature.

Key Features:

  • Sync all of your notes across the computers and devices you use
  • Create and edit text notes, to-dos and task lists
  • Save, sync and share files
  • Search for text inside images
  • Organize notes by notebooks and tags
  • Email notes and save tweets to your Evernote account
  • Connect Evernote to other apps and products you use
  • Share notes with friends and colleagues via Facebook and Twitter

Screen Shots (Android):

Evernote Screen Shots

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While I'm an Evernote user myself, it's really lacking in terms of note content. It doesn't have any of the feature that the OP lists in the comments. – Richard Borcsik Jul 30 '12 at 22:30
@RichardBorcsik Hence why I said "closest alternative" ;) What the OP needs seems like a full Office Solution inside a Post-It application! – Zuul Jul 30 '12 at 22:35
OneNote does have synchronization feature... – SS-3 Jul 31 '12 at 9:56
@SachinShekhar My bad, I don't use OneNote for a long time now... EverNote came along and throw it to the "box in the garage"! I'll provide an update to the answer. tks :) – Zuul Jul 31 '12 at 10:06
I used Evernote for some time myself. While it is an ok app for casual notes, such as shopping list, todos and similar, it can't work as a paper replacement, in terms of taking notes in classes. Thanks, though – Martin Melka Aug 5 '12 at 14:14

Here is a list of Microsoft OneNote alternatives on Android :

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Those aren't alternatives to the client but to the OneNote platform. – Richard Borcsik Aug 23 '12 at 6:20

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