Microsoft has launched OneNote for Mac and is now available for free from the App Store. Similar to the Windows version, OneNote for Mac includes ribbon interface for formatting and styling your notes. Notes with lists can be managed using multiple levels of bullets and numbering, quick shortcut keys, strikethrough, format and more. It is easy to insert and place pictures anywhere in your notes, table formatting options are also included. Other features include the familiar notebook experience, sharing and syncing.
Since the Mac version of OneNote is available for free, Microsoft has also made OneNote for Windows free. This means that the service is now available for free across PC, Mac, Windows Phone, iOS, Android, and the web. However, the premium features like SharePoint support, version history, and Outlook integration, will still be charged.
Apart from these, the OneNote service now provides a new cloud API to enable third-party developers integrate OneNote clipping and sharing into their apps. The features include:
- OneNote Clipper for saving web pages to OneNote
- firstname.lastname@example.org for emailing notes to OneNote
- Office Lens for capturing documents and whiteboards with your Windows Phone
- Sending blog and news articles to OneNote from Feedly, News360 and Weave
- Easy document scanning to OneNote with Brother, Doxie Go, Epson, and Neat
- Writing notes with pen and paper and sending them to OneNote with Livescribe
- Mobile document scanning to OneNote with Genius Scan and JotNot
- Having your physical notebooks scanned into OneNote with Mod Notebooks
- Connecting your world to OneNote with IFTTT