The Apple Pencil has already proven to be one of Apple's most popular new products, and it works incredibly well for taking notes. After the release of the Apple Pencil, many developers updated their note-taking apps to work with it.\n\n\nIn this roundup, I've gathered nine of the best note-taking apps for the iPad Pro. Each of these apps has been enhanced to take full advantage of what the Apple Pencil has to offer.\n\n\nI've included the official description of each app from the iOS App Store, along with a screenshot of the app, and a link to the app in the App Store. In the App Store you can see star ratings and user reviews for each app in this roundup.\n\n\nI've also included the price of each app. Please note that while some apps are listed as free, they may require in-app purchases. Other apps require an up-front purchase price, and may also offer in-app purchases.\n\n\nLet's begin with our first app Notability, then just click Next to see each of the other apps.\n\n\nNotability\n\nApple Editors' Choice on iPad, iPhone, and Mac! Apple's Mac App of The Year! Recognized by Apple as the Best Selling Paid Productivity app in 2015, 2014, and 2013!Welcome to Notability: powerful, yet wonderfully simple note-taking and PDF annotation.Students, teachers, and business professionals use Notability daily to take notes, sketch ideas, annotate PDFs, mark-up photos, record lectures, provide audio feedback and more. It is uniquely designed for each device to provide the best note-taking experience at school, at home, and at work. And with iCloud, your notes are always up to date.SAVE TIME WITH iOS 9 FEATURES- Multitasking with Notability enables you to take notes while you research, read a text book, or watch a lecture, on select iPads.- 3D Touch on iPhone 6s makes it faster than ever to create, preview, and open notes.- Spotlight Search helps you find and open recent notes.WRITE NATURALLY\u00a0- Handwrite and sketch with beautiful ink.- Write smoothly and quickly with zoom-writing.- Automatic Palm Detection on iPad allows you to write naturally with your hand on the screen.- Notability has been fine-tuned for Apple Pencil and iPad Pro giving you the most responsive, precise writing experience yet.TYPE ANYWHERE- Notability includes full-featured typing with a wide range of fonts, sizes, and colors.\u00a0- Outlines and text boxes help you quickly capture and organize ideas.- Highlight typed text.- The typing UI is uniquely designed on iPhone, iPad, and Mac for the best typing experience possible.IMPORT AND ANNOTATE PDFs- Highlight, Copy & Paste, Speak, Define and Search PDF text.- Mark up lecture slides and meeting agendas or complete class assignments.- Fill-out, sign, and send PDF forms.- Import doc and ppt files with the help of Google Drive.- Import webpages from the browser with the Share Extension. AUDIO RECORDINGS: REVIEW AND GIVE FEEDBACK- Get more out of your lectures and meetings when you record them.- Notes automatically link to recordings, so during playback, you can watch your notes animate along with the recording, or tap them to get to the spot that needs clarifying. - Teachers can also use these features to provide audio and handwritten feedback to students. ALL ELECTRONIC WORKFLOW- Create a paperless classroom -- handout and collect assignments via the cloud.- Speed-up feedback to students and colleagues using Notability.- Complete, sign, and share documents in Notability.ORGANIZE AND SHARE NOTES- Create subjects and simply drag notes into them.- Share your notes via email, AirDrop, printer, Twitter, Dropbox, Google Drive, Box and more.- Retrieve recently deleted notes from the trash.ICLOUD SYNC- iCloud automatically syncs all of your notes to iPad, iPhone, and Mac.AUTO-BACKUP- Dropbox, Google Drive, or Box, can be used to backup your notes in PDF format and are great for archiving or recovery.We hope you enjoy using Notability, and we look forward to hearing from you.\n\nGet Notability for $7.99 in the iOS App Store\n\n\n\n\n\nMoleskine Journal\n\nYour best ideas everywhere - Moleskine journals, re-imagined for limitless creativity, productivity and passion.The look and feel are classic Moleskine; the digital capabilities are inspiring. Enjoy all the things you usually do with your Moleskine journals, and send your creations out into the world, page after page.Created with input by a team of artists, designers and other Moleskine enthusiasts like you, the all-new digital Moleskine Journal features the attributes you cherish most in Moleskine tools: simplicity and elegance. NEW: Traveller's and Recipe Passion Journals now join the previously available Wine Journal, creating a more complete series of your favorite Passion Journals, faithfully reproduced in digital format (in-app purchase, iPad version only). Passion Journals appear in your Moleskine Journal library alongside your other journals. Once you purchase a Passion Journal directly off the shelf it becomes part of your library collection, letting you create unlimited editions of your favorite passions!If you have any questions, concerns or suggestions, please feel free to contact us at: email@example.com. All inquiries will be read and replied to. Thank you and we hope you enjoy this latest edition.Moleskine Journal Features:\u2022 Classic Moleskine style\u2022 Signature Inner Pocket to store favorite images and text. Includes image import and access to the built-in camera\u2022 Portrait and landscape modes, with double-spread view unique to Moleskine Journal\u2022 Classic Moleskine paper selection\u2014plain, ruled, squared\u2014plus templates from the popular Weekly Planner, Storyboard Notebook\u2022 Artist toolset (paintbrush, Moleskine pencil, Moleskine pen, highlighter), all with size control and full-spectrum color picker available on-the-fly\u2022 Fully-featured color picker gives full artistic control, with value slide, opacity slide, custom swatch library and Moleskine\u2019s ivory-color paper background for easier color selection\u2022 Text tools for productivity and creativity with all iOS-available fonts, color picker, opacity and size control on-the-fly\u2022 Classic Moleskine ribbon bookmark\u2022 Multiple undo and redo\u2022 Easy image import from your photo library or take new photos with the built-in camera \u2022 Easy project sharing via email, Facebook and Twitter\u2022 Easy sync to Evernote and backup to Dropbox\u2022 Unlimited page-adding capability\u2014never run out of room. \u2022 View entire journal at once in an editable page thumbnails view\u2022 Fully editable library in thumbnail and list mode\u2022 Unlimited journal creation capability\u2014make as many journals as you like!\u2022 Intuitive Apple iOS gestures such as pinch and spread, 2-finger scroll and page flipEnjoy your Moleskine Journal.\n\nGet Moleskine Journal for free in the iOS App Store\n\n\n\n\n\nCaptureAudio & Notes\n\n* "Incredibly intuitive recording interface" - Leanna Lofte, iMore.com* "CaptureAudio is a fantastic and powerful app for recording voice memos and other audio" - Christine Chan, AppAdvice.com* "CaptureAudio Will Make You Shout Its Praises" - Chris Maxcer, MacNewsWorld.comCaptureAudio was the ultimate upgrade to your voice memos and recordings\u2026 We now introduce CaptureAudio & Notes! Universal support for Audio Recordings with precise time marking using our heralded Flags system, and you are now able to enter typed text notes independent of audio recording. Delivering much greater levels of efficiency and productivity when you record important lectures, meetings and other events, CaptureAudio & Notes incorporates the sophisticated marking system and text notes to audio recordings. Simple to use, yet very powerful. If you use your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch for recording, you need CaptureAudio & Notes! While recording, a simple tap allows you to quickly and easily mark significant points with audio markers called "Flags". There are two standard flag sets for business and education users, with Flags such as "Urgent", \u201cListen\u201d, \u201cResearch\u201d, and "Test Item". If the standard Flags don\u2019t suit your needs, you can create your own custom flag sets with names and icons that make sense to you. During playback, you\u2019ll see the Flag markers and can immediately start playing from those moments of the recording. Jump to the most important information quickly and easily!CaptureAudio users can now sync across multiple devices using Dropbox Sync. Once the Dropbox Sync has been established, CaptureAudio keeps track of the changes, and updates the devices both ways to keep everything up to date; Audio Recordings, Text Notes, Recording Tags, Custom Flags Sets... all aspects of the sessions are synced between devices.Gone are the days of disorganized recordings and voice memos with your key points buried in the mix. With CaptureAudio, you can Tag your recordings with keywords. Tag with a client name, particular class or activity... CaptureAudio keeps your recordings organized the way you think.Students, Journalists, Project Managers, Home Owners, Physicians, Recruiters\u2026the list goes on! Thousands of users have successfully added CaptureAudio to their productivity suite. With CaptureAudio & Notes, you can stop forgetting and start capturing. It's the voice memo app in a way you've never experienced it before. ========FEATURES========= + Incredibly intuitive recording interface + Use "Flags" to quickly mark important moments during Recording, and Playback!+ Add Typed Notes during Recording & Playback+ Sync between multiple devices with Dropbox Sync+ Easily Share Notes using Dropbox+ Independent Text Notes are now supported+ Add Tags to completed Recordings, based on your keywords+ View your Recording list, filtered by Tags+ Amazing Playback screen shows all Flags and time they were placed+ Quickly begin Playback from the Flag points of your Recordings+ Backup all your data to Dropbox or iTunes+ Rename Flags on the fly + Create Custom Flags Sets (settings) + Share Recordings with CaptureNotes for iPad, includes Flags & Notes\n\nGet CaptureAudio & Notes for $2.99 in the iOS App Store\n\n\n\n\n\nMicrosoft OneNote\n\nCapture your thoughts, discoveries, and ideas with OneNote, your very own digital notebook. With OneNote you can seize that moment of inspiration, take your class notes, or track that list of errands that are too important to forget. Whether you're at home, in the office, or on the go, your notes are available to you on all your devices. -- Capture anything -- Take a picture of the whiteboard in a meeting with auto-cropping and photo enhancements. Add your PowerPoint presentation or PDF for school. Clip website articles using iOS share extension. Leave your tape recorder at home and record audio notes on-the-go. Capture it all in OneNote and add your annotations. -- Powerful organization -- Organize your notes in a way that works best for you. Create, rename, search, sort, and copy pages, sections, and notebooks. Find your most recent notes quickly and pin the pages you use most. Secure your notes with a password and use touch ID to quickly access them. -- Think together -- Share your notes with your friends and colleagues. Whether it's a party your planning with others, or a school project you\u2019re working on with your group. Work together in a shared notebook at the same time. -- Always with you -- Access your notes on your Mac, iPhone, iPad and other devices. Your notes are synced to the cloud (OneDrive, OneDrive for Business and SharePoint) making it easy to access your recipe notes on your iPhone at the store, your homework on your Mac in class, or your itinerary on your iPad during your trip. -- Check these lists -- Create to-dos to keep track of your daily errands, groceries shopping, or travel planning. --Write & Draw on iPad --- Scribble your notes at a conference, write math equations in class or sketch your ideas. With a variety of pen colors and settings, you can create beautiful handwritten notes and drawings. Draw with confidence with "Convert to Shapes" mode: we'll automatically convert hand drawn shapes into crisp, perfectly regular polygons and circles. OneNote is free on iPhone and many other devices. Get started today! Download OneNote and sign in with your Microsoft Account or the account assigned to you by your work or school.Need help with OneNote: http:\/\/aka.ms\/onenote-ios-helpAdd to our feature suggestion box: http:\/\/aka.ms\/onenote-ios-suggest\n\nGet Microsoft OneNote for free in the iOS App Store\n\n\n\n\n\nGoodNotes 4\n\nGoodNotes lets you take beautiful handwritten notes and annotate PDF documents. The handwritten notes are searchable and are created using a pioneering vector ink engine. Thanks to iCloud sync, your documents in GoodNotes will synchronize between your iPad and iPhone automatically.## Make Your Handwritten Notes Last Forever ##GoodNotes features a state-of-the-art digital ink technology that will look great even with future super-high resolution displays.## OCR: Search Handwritten Notes ##Just type in the search box what you're looking for and then tap Search.## Better Than Paper Notebooks ##Type with the keyboard, insert images, or draw perfect shapes easily; mix between any kind of papers or even insert PDF docs inside a notebook; rearrange or delete pages as you like. It is very flexible.## Annotate PDF Documents; Fill and Sign Forms ##Great for saving time, paper, and the environment. Microsoft Word and PowerPoint files are supported too.## Large Collection of Beautiful Covers and Papers ##Each template is carefully designed in vector format. There are lined papers, graph papers, music papers, and lots of notebook covers to choose from. Add your own template with an image or a PDF file.## GoodNotes Does Not Slow You Down ##Thanks to the powerful zoom window feature, you can write quickly with your fingers or with a stylus in a large area, and your handwriting will be shrunk automatically.## Just Write Them Down and Don\u2019t Worry ##You can correct any mistake any time and it won\u2019t become messy. The lasso tool will let you move things around or even resize them.## Protect Your Valuable Data ##GoodNotes features a trash function to protect from accidental deletion. It can also backup your data to Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, or SkyDrive automatically.## GoodNotes is Also a Digital Whiteboard ##Your audience will not see the user interface \u2014 just the content \u2014 and you can choose which part of the page to show them. Many teachers and lecturers are already using GoodNotes to teach.\n\nGet GoodNotes 4 for $7.99 in the iOS App Store\n\n\n\n\n\nNotes Plus\n\nNotes Plus is a powerful note-taking tool that has enabled many people to go completely paperless. Be one of them!Notes Plus stands apart from other apps in this crowded note-taking space because:- It was one of the few feature-rich iPad apps released right after the first iPad\u2019s debut.- Since 2010, it has gone through 30 version upgrades and 3 complete overhauls, resulting in 8 million update downloads by almost one million users.Get Notes Plus to benefit from:\u2022 Outstanding handwriting experience with razor-sharp ink effects, palm rejection, and close-up writing mode for fine writing. Experience all this for yourself: get our other app for FREE at http:\/\/INKredibleApp.com.\u2022 Converting handwriting to text. 52 languages are supported.\u2022 Typed text.\u2022 Background audio recording.\u2022 Automatic shape detection.\u2022 Inserting images from Photos or directly from the camera.\u2022 Importing PDF and DOC files to annotate.\u2022 Exporting notes as PDF or images to Dropbox, Google Drive, Evernote, email, and other apps.\u2022 A built-in browser for quick reference.\u2022 Automatic backup to Dropbox.\u2022 Multi-level folder management.\u2022 Support for left-handed users.\u2022 Support for Wacom, Adonit, and Pencil styli.\u2022 Support for VGA-out presentation.And above all, you'll get personal replies from our responsive support team within 24 hours (usually within 4 hours). Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our support site: http:\/\/notesplusapp.com.\n\nGet Notes Plus for $6.99 in the iOS App Store\n\n\n\n\n\nNoteshelf\n\nNoteshelf lets you take beautiful handwritten notes and annotate PDFs. You can also type your notes, record audio, draw shapes, sketch ideas, sign contracts, fill forms, print documents, and more right on your iPad. Syncs with Evernote and works with all popular cloud services such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Box. Noteshelf offers the most beautiful handwriting on the app store - this is one of the key reasons why our users fall in love with Noteshelf.GORGEOUS HANDWRITING\u2022 Feel the fluidity and smoothness of our pens, pencils and highlighters that rival the real ones.\u2022 Our unique ink pens produce a beautiful calligraphic effect that makes your handwriting look great.MANY OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM\u2022 Choose from a selection of 70 tastefully designed notebook covers, ranging from classic leathers to fun stripes and florals.\u2022 Our extensive paper template library offers papers for all your needs from simple ruled papers to special day planners and workout logs.\u2022 Turn the personalization a notch by changing your shelf themes to suite your choice of notebook covers.KEEP IT ORGANIZED\u2022 Create as many notebooks as you wish for various purposes like meeting notes, journals, sketches, project work, class notes.\u2022 Neatly group related notebooks by just dragging and dropping them on one another.\u2022 Organize pages inside and across notebooks with ease.SECURE YOUR NOTES\u2022 Add a passcode to protect important and sensitive notes.\u2022 Automatically backup your notes to Dropbox\u2022 Use our proprietary AirTransfer to archive and share your notesEASY SHAPES\u2022 Tap on the "shapes tool" on the pen rack and see your pen strokes magically transform into shapes.\u2022 Draw perfectly geometrical shapes such as circles, triangles, squares, etc. to your notes.AUDIO RECORDING\u2022 Record lectures, meetings and discussions while taking notes.\u2022 Playback recordings anytime you want.\u2022 Add multiple recordings and keep them safe right next to your notes.WRITE WITH EASE\u2022 Zoom in to your notes for a more close-up and detailed writing.\u2022 Add photos to your notes, artworks, recipes, diaries & more.\u2022 Offers left-handed and other 5 more writing modes to meet everyones writing style.MARK UP & PRINT DOCUMENTS\u2022 Open-in and import PDF and Microsoft Office documents as notebooks in Noteshelf.\u2022 Highlight and underline key information in your documents.\u2022 Sign and print contracts straight from your iPad.SYNC & SHARE\u2022 Automatically sync and access all your notebooks via your Evernote account from any device.\u2022 Quickly share pages via Email, Twitter or Facebook.\u2022 Send your notes to Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive for archival or sharing with classmates, colleagues or clients.\u2022 Showcase your lecture notes, diagrams, ideas & more using a projector. Noteshelf offers a special whiteboard mode for this purpose.STYLUS SUPPORT\u2022 Any iPad stylus will work great with Noteshelf.\u2028\u2022 For more advanced features such as pressure sensitivity and palm rejection, use stylus from one of our partners: Pencil by FiftyThree, POGO Connect, Hex Jaja, Adonit Script, Adonit JOT Touch, Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus & Bamboo Stylus Fineline\u2028Let us know what you think. We\u2019d love to hear from you!video demo: http:\/\/noteshelf.net\/videotwitter: @noteshelfwww.facebook.com\/noteshelf\n\nGet Noteshelf for $8.99 in the iOS App Store\n\n\n\n\n\nEvernote\n\nLet Evernote change the way you organize your personal and professional projects. Dive in: take notes, create to-do lists, and save things you find online into Evernote. We\u2019ll sync everything between your phone, tablet, and computer automatically.---"Use Evernote as the place you put everything \u2026 Don\u2019t ask yourself which device it\u2019s on\u2014it\u2019s in Evernote" \u2013 The New York Times\u201cWhen it comes to taking all manner of notes and getting work done, Evernote is an indispensable tool.\u201d \u2013 PC Mag---Over 150 million people use Evernote to move their projects forward.GET ORGANIZEDEvernote gives you the tools you need to keep your work effortlessly organized:\u2022 Write and collect ideas in notes, group notes into notebooks, and find everything easily\u2022 Take notes in a variety of formats, including: text, sketches, photos, audio, video, PDFs, web clippings and more\u2022 Use the camera to effortlessly scan, digitize, and organize your paper documents, business cards, handwritten notes and drawingsSYNC ANYWHEREEvernote gives you the ability to sync all content across all devices:\u2022 Everything in Evernote can sync across any computer or phone you use\u2022 Start working on one device and continue on another without missing a beat\u2022 Let Evernote organize everything for you, from personal day to day checklists to bigger, collaborative projectsSHARE YOUR IDEASEvernote allows you to effortlessly share and collaborate with others:\u2022 Share and discuss with the people who help you get your work done, all within the same app\u2022 Search within pictures and annotate images to give quick feedback\u2022 Develop your projects faster and let multiple participants work on different aspectsBETTER NOTE INTERACTION WITH 3D TOUCH\u2022 Quick Actions for faster note creation and search\u2022 Peek and Pop into notes for easy previews\u2022 Sketch in notes with pressure sensitive inkEVERNOTE FOR APPLE WATCH\u2022 Dictate notes and they will be transcribed in Evernote\u2022 Dictate searches and get results on your Apple Watch\u2022 View newly created & updated notes\u2022 Set reminders, get notifications, and never forget anythingAlso available from Evernote:EVERNOTE PLUS - More space. More freedom.\u2022 1 GB of new uploads each month\u2022 Access your notes and notebooks offline\u2022 Save emails to Evernote\u2022 Add a passcode lock to your mobile app$2.99 monthly, $24.99 annuallyEVERNOTE PREMIUM - The ultimate workspace.\u2022 10 GB of new uploads each month\u2022 Access your notes and notebooks offline\u2022 Save emails to Evernote\u2022 Add a passcode lock to your mobile app\u2022 Turn notes into presentations with Presentation Mode\u2022 Search inside Office docs and attachments\u2022 Annotate PDFs$5.99 monthly, $49.99 annually---Price may vary by location. Subscriptions will be charged to your credit card through your iTunes account. Your subscription will automatically renew unless canceled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. You will not be able to cancel the subscription once activated. Manage your subscriptions in Account Settings after purchase.\n\nGet Evernote for free in the iOS App Store\n\n\n\n\n\nPenultimate\n\nThe best digital handwriting on iPad. Penultimate combines distraction-free, natural handwriting and sketching with the power of Evernote\u2019s sync and search. Take class or meeting notes, journal your thoughts, or outline your next big idea\u2014in the office or on the go. From the first stroke, Penultimate makes the experience of pen and paper more productive.INK AND PAPER, MADE BETTERNotes and drawings look spectacular in black or colored ink. Our inking technology produces pen strokes that look natural, and Wrist Protection prevents stray marks for writers of all grips. Choose from a number of paper styles, or import an image to create personalized paper.STYLUS AND SOFTWARE BUILT TOGETHERWe worked closely with Adonit to create the stylus we've always wanted: the Jot Script Evernote Edition, the first true precision-point stylus. Penultimate integrates tightly with the stylus and together they make digital handwriting the experience it should be. It\u2019s like writing with your favorite pen. Available now in the Evernote Market.YOUR WRITING KEEPS PACE WITH YOUPenultimate lets you work on any part of the page effortlessly. To zoom in on a location on the page, simply pinch in and start writing. With Penultimate's Drift feature enabled, the page will move along with you, automatically adjusting to the pace you are working at.CONNECT AND SYNC WITH EVERNOTESign in to your Evernote account in the Penultimate app to organize your Penultimate notes in notebooks, separated by topic, project, or category. Your Penultimate notes are synced to Evernote automatically, so you can find and share them across all of your devices.FIND WHAT YOU NEED QUICKLYNo matter how you prefer to organize your work, Penultimate makes it easy to find the notes you need. Penultimate processes your notes so you can search for handwritten text in the app. Save and browse your work in notebooks and insert, delete, duplicate, and reorganize pages any way you like within them.MAKE PENULTIMATE MORE POWERFULPenultimate is free to download and use. Pair it with Evernote Premium or Evernote Plus for bigger uploads and many other great features.Two subscription options:Evernote Premium monthly for $5.99 per month | $49.99 annuallyEvernote Plus monthly for $2.99 per month | $24.99 annually\n\nGet Penultimate for free in the iOS App Store\n\n\n\n\nThat's it for this roundup of iOS note-taking apps for the Apple Pencil. I hope you found the app(s) you were looking for, happy note-taking!\n\nAdditional reading: More Apple Pencil apps and great games for your iPad Pro\n\nFor more apps for the Apple Pencil, check out 14 apps enhanced for the Apple Pencil. And if you play games on your iPad Pro, be sure to check out 16 gorgeous games for the iPad Pro, and also 16 games with spectacular sound.\n\n\nDid you miss a post? Check the Eye On Apple home page to get caught up with the latest news, discussions and rumors about Apple.