iPad App of the Week: Notability

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Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.

Our picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every week.  Check out all out picks below and you’ll soon have a collection of stellar apps for your favorite tablet.

This week’s pick is Notability by Ginger Labs.  Notability is a Productivity application that makes note-taking and PDF annotation simple and enjoyable.  Recently selected as an Apple Editors’ Choice on the iPad, iPhone, and Mac, Notability also was recently recognized as the best selling paid productivity app of 2015–their 3rd year in a row!  Now, for a limited time, it is on sale at 83% off, for only $0.99!  You will not find a better productivity app for note taking, lecture and meeting recording, PDF annotating, sketching or drawing–especially a single app that includes all these capabilities and more.


Now with iOS 9, you can take notes while you perform any number of different tasks and take advantage of true multi-tasking, as well as tap into 3D Touch with your iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.  Other game changing features include…

  • Natural handwriting
  • Type anywhere on the screen
  • Import and annotate PDF’s
  • Audio recordings
  • A true electronic workflow
  • Organize and share all your notes
  • iCloud synch, and automatic back-up


This is an amazing release for PDF annotation!
– Select PDF text and highlight it with your choice of 16 colors.
– Copy and Paste PDF text.
– Use the Speak feature to have the PDF text read aloud.
– Look up definitions in PDFs.
– Search is faster and more accurate.
– Active links are supported in PDFs, both internal (e.g. Table of Contents) and external (URLs).

Regular text can now be highlighted with the text tool too!

Fixed a bug that caused search in the page manager to stop working.
Stability improvements.


Here’s an App Store link for Notability .  We highly recommend you taking advantage of this sale and give Notability a look.  You will be amazed with all you can accomplish in this one app.  Compatible with iOS 7.0 or later, Notability is designed for both your iPad and iPhone.  Be sure to download it today for $0.99 as part of the App Store’s Handpicked Apps & Games promotion.  In addition, there are two themes that are available as in-app purchases.

  • Winter $2.99
  • Bubblegum Pack $4.99

If you’re interested in more great iPad apps, check out our Best iPad Apps section!

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