Turning notes into magic.

AxNote puts a whole new perspective on notes.

The AxNote interface

Magic Lens and Magic Wand

Turning scribbles into text.

AxNote makes it easy to import your existing notes. Just take a photo and use Magic Lens to convert your handwriting to text and automatically crop diagrams.

And with Magic Wand, AxNote also detects headings (marked with stars) and converts them into Sections

The Magic Lens text interface
The tool picker

Image Markup

Draw over images.

AxNote lets you markup images and copy your strokes over to other PencilKit-supported apps.


Make your own paper.

AxNote comes with a selection of millimeter-precise customizable Layouts — like lined and grid paper — to suit your needs.

With AxNote+, you can create multi-layered and reusable drawing templates.

The AxNote interface displaying the Lined Paper Layout
Generic user avatars


Collaboration made fun.

With SharePlay in iOS 15, you can work on a document in real-time with others on a FaceTime call.

Every change is automatically synced to every device, so everyone has the latest copy of the document.

More features

Functional in every detail.

Switch tools quickly

QuickTool lets you quickly switch tools by holding your pencil or finger on the screen to bring up a dynamic tool picker. With AxNote+, you can customize the tools that appear in QuickTool.

Advanced objects

AxNote supports text-based tables and images — complete with simple editing controls.

Note sections

Sections let you tag headings, so you can jump straight to a relevant part of a note from the sidebar.

Pin what matters most

Pin important parts of a note to the Pinboard by simply drawing a box. All your pins are a tap away.

Ready when you are.

Available for iPadOS 14+ and macOS Big Sur 11+