School and studying has changed a lot since I was in school. In the “old” days, I would sit down with a book, after going to the library and write down notes on a piece of paper, etc. Today I am looking at the app MarginNote Pro. This paid app is available iPad, iPhone, and MAC.

There is a free version of the app, so you can try it out before you buy.

With MarginNote Pro, you can read a pdf or EPUB document and then mark it up, take notes, a whole ton of things. With so many books and textbooks in pdf format these days, students and professional really need a tool like MarginNote Pro.

Before I get into the full post. Though you can use the app on an iPhone, I would recommend using the iPad or iPad Mini. There is a lot on the screen and I find it hard to follow on the small screen.  Also the developer has created a ton of very helpful tutorials (videos) so if you are having problems or a question, you can watch these videos.

The app interface is clean and straightforward. There really is a lot to the app and I will not be able to cover it all in this post.

  1. Books – you can read books, import them from the cloud, organize them by categories
  2. Notebooks – this is where you notes will be located. Again you can organize and sync them to the cloud
  3. Note taking – a quick summary of what you can do with the app: highlight, screenshots, add comments- text, photo, video, use hashtags
  4. Outline – create an outline of your notes
  5. MindMap – create a “flow chart” of your notes (not sure the best way to describe this)
  6. Flashcards – you can create these to help you study/review your notes

Because there is so much to the app, it will probably take you a little while to get used to the features or locate the options you want. I also recommend you watch some of the video tutorials to get better familiar with the app.

MarginNote Pro really combines a number of the apps that I have seen over the years into one. This app make it easy to read, take notes, and study. I would recommend this app to college students or professionals that find themselves reading lot of pdf documents and needing to remember or take notes.  MarginNote Pro looks to be a great resource tool.

MarginNote Pro
MarginNote Pro
Developer: Sun Min
Price: $9.99
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School and studying has changed a lot since I was in school. In the “old” days, I would sit down with a book, after going to the library and write down notes on a piece of paper, etc. Today I am looking at the app MarginNote Pro. This paid app is available iPad, iPhone, and MAC. There is a free version of the app, so you can try it out before you buy. With MarginNote Pro, you can read a pdf or EPUB document and then mark it up, take notes, a whole ton of things. With so many books and textbooks in pdf format these days, students and professional really need a tool like MarginNote Pro. Before I get into the full post. Though you can use the app on an iPhone, I would recommend using the iPad or iPad Mini. There is a lot on the screen and I find it hard to follow on the small screen.  Also the developer has created a ton of very helpful…

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MarginNote Pro is a great app for students and professional who need to read, take notes, and study from pdf documents.

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