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Handwriting as good as OneNote?

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I can see this type of question being asked by many people, although I cannot find an answer from Evernote staff.

Evernote is brilliant, love it, used it for years, properly invested with regards my professional/personal workflow.

However I've now got more and more devices that use a digital pen, ie iPad, Surface, Note 8.

Microsoft's OneNote is terrible compared to Evernote with one glaring difference, their pen support is amazing! The rest is terrible. Evernote is a mirror of this, everything brilliant except the pen support.

Seems like Evernote are leaving themselves wide open to Microsoft, yet again, coming a long with a generally poor product that has one killer feature which starts to convert people whilst they play catch-up on the other features.

Evernote need to fix this problem, set expectations or wither....

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Thanks for the information. So do I take it from this that there is no Windows solution for Surface users? Specifically it's not useful to create hand writing in Evernote you cannot edit like you can in OneNote. I'd be interested to know why there's no plans to offer this feature given it's available on the iPad from Evernote themselves...ie Penultimate.

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I hope Evernote has a great handwriting in-app feature in iOS (not separate app). I have to use separate apps for handwriting and typing. OneNote or Notability are awesome with apple pencil. 

 

and make it available for premium users !

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Evernote has an in-app sketch feature that can be used for handwriting.  The document is saved as an image file attachment

There's documentation at https://blog.evernote.com/blog/2015/06/23/6-ways-evernote-embraces-handwriting/ and https://help.evernote.com/hc/en-us/articles/213493077-How-to-add-hand-drawn-sketches-to-Evernote-on-iOS-devices

An alternative is to use a dedicated editor that supports handwriting.  The document can be added to the note as a file attachment; in either native format or image/pdf format

On my iPad, I like to use the Notability app

I also use MyScript Stylus, an alternate keyboard that translates to text on the fly

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just repeating the comments made already:  meanwhile with MS surface products and other windows powered convertibles there are many beautiful pen devices on the market. And we do not even have the rudimentary handwriting functionality like in the android version. a pitty!!  but careful the android version I do not use as the handwriting cannot be edited anymore.

So I really hope you are already working on the Windows version to include a proper handwriting capability.

Thank you!

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