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Monday, March 17, 2014
Microsoft OneNote Now Available For Macs For Free
Microsoft on Monday released a free version of its OneNote note-taking software for Macs, targeting at rival Evernote.
The free version of OneNote features some of the functions of the Office 365 suite that give it an edge over the free tier of Evernote, including offline access to notes and the ability for multiple people to work on the same note simultaneously.
Microsoft is also offring its users 7GB of free online storage through the OneDrive cloud storage service. Free Evernote users are limited to uploading 60 megabytes of data per month.
OneNote is more than just syncing your content across all your devices. Below you see some of its features:
OneNote Clipper: The new OneNote Clipper lets you capture any web page in one click. The page is automatically put in your OneNote Quick Notes. It is available for Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Mac Safari.
Send email to OneNote: Send a mail to email@example.com and Microsoft will save it into your OneNote Quick Notes. Forward a receipt from your inbox or send a web link from your phone to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Office Lens: Office Lens is a Windows Phone app that's like having a scanner in your pocket. Take a picture of a whiteboard, document, business card, or anything. Office Lens will enhance the image and put it into your OneNote Quick Notes. It will also recognize the text so you can search for your scans.
Partner apps and devices: Brother, Doxie Go, Epson, Feedly, Genius Scan, IFTTT, JotNot, Livescribe, Mod Notebook, News360 and Weave. Check them all out at www.onenote.com/apps
For Office 365 and Office 2013 customers, Microsoft has premium features like SharePoint support, version history, and Outlook integration.
As a note, Office Lens was also todaymade available for Windows Phone.
Microsoft' s turn into Apple's market is a reality, as the comany is also set to bring its Office software suite to the iPad very soon, probably before the end of the month.
Although Windows as PC sales decline the Redmond software giant has been reluctant to undermine its other lucrative franchise, its PC operating software.