Updates

Latest version: 2.1.1



2.1.1

Released June 19, 2022

This update fixes a bug where large documents may fail to save correctly.


Notes:
- Future versions of AxNote will no longer support iPadOS 14, and will require iPadOS 15 or newer.


Availability: iPadOS 14.0+



2.1

Released March 28, 2022

This update contains the following new features and bug fixes:

- Added live Section previews in the sidebar.
- Added infinite horizontal scrolling.
- Added support for full-page screenshots.
- Added support for millimeter-precise line or grid spacing.
- Improved the app's usability in Split View and Slide Over.
- Increased the canvas overscroll length for better usability on large iPads.
- Added a dotted grid Layout Style.
- Added support for custom line and margin colors and opacities.
- Text boxes can be added right where you want them just by a double tap or click.
- You can now export pins as images.
- Notes now export using the enabled layers.
- Minor UI improvements.
- Fixed a bug where notes may not properly export as images.
- Fixed a bug where a Layout background colour may not have been included in an exported PDF or image.
- Fixed a bug where a lined or grid paper Layout may not have automatically expanded with the canvas.
- Fixed a bug where a file may not have been openable through the Finder on Mac.


Notes:
- Notes and Layouts saved in AxNote 2.1 cannot be opened in AxNote 2.0.2 or earlier.


Availability: iPadOS 14.0+



2.1


2.0.2

Released March 11, 2022

This update contains bug fixes, adds support for the native Mac toolbar, and adds support for standard keyboard shortcuts.

Availability: iPadOS 14.0+, macOS Big Sur 11.0+



2.0.1

Released February 20, 2022

This update contains several improvements.

- Improved the usability of the app with accessibility features like VoiceOver.
- Brought AxNote 2 to the Mac.
- Improved the accuracy of Magic Wand shapes.
- Reduced the price of AxNote+ from 9.99 USD to 7.99 USD.
- Fixed a bug where toast notifications might be unreadable when Magic Wand is active.
- Fixed a crash when selecting the 'Sections' label in the sidebar.
- Fixed a crash that sometimes occurred when selecting a Layout.

Availability: iPadOS 14.0+, macOS Big Sur 11.0+



2.0

Released February 12, 2022

AxNote 2.0 brings a revamped interface and several exciting features that enable you to get more out of your notes.


- Added support for SharePlay in iPadOS 15 and macOS Monterey.
- Introduced Magic Lens and Magic Wand: Convert handwriting to text and detect headings with Magic Wand. Automatically crop diagrams with Magic Lens.
- Draw a star to the left of a handwritten heading, and use Magic Wand to convert that handwriting into an AxNote Section.
- Added support for tables.
- Added support for QuickTool customization with AxNote+.
- Added document scanning.
- Layouts: Save Layouts as shareable and reusable templates with AxNote+.
- Redesigned many UI elements, making them more consise.
- Refreshed the app's branding.
- Integrated AxNote with the Files app.
- Added support for typed data detectors.
- Added support for point-accurate exporting and printing.
- Improved the color accuracy of exported documents.
- Added support for Quick Look and thumbnails for .xnd files.
- Relayered images, allowing you to draw directly over them.
- Reduced the size of .xnd files.
- Improved multi-window and split view support.
- Fixed a bug where typed paragraphs and drawings would not simultaneously expand in height.
- Fixed a bug where the order of Sections in the sidebar wouldn't be updated when Sections are moved.
- Fixed inconsistent undo/redo behavior.


Notes:
- Notes and Layouts saved in AxNote 2.0 cannot be opened in AxNote 1.1.6 or earlier.
- AxNote 2.0 drops support for iPadOS 13 and macOS Catalina, and now requires iPadOS 14+ or macOS 11+.
- You cannot use AxNote 1.1.6 or earlier alongside AxNote 2.0 on macOS.
- Your name is no longer added to the metadata of notes.
- Spaces have become folders in the Files app. You can now create and store your notes anywhere — including in the cloud.
- When upgrading to AxNote 2.0 from 1.1.6 or earlier, you'll be prompted to save your old notes and Layouts. This will be a .zip folder with folders containing your old Spaces.
- Cover Images are no longer available. Your existing Cover Images are saved in the archive of your old notes.
- French localization is currently unavailable.
- AxNote 2 for Mac is currently unavailable.


Availability: iPadOS 14.0+



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1.1.6

Released October 24, 2021

This update fixes a bug where Scribble may have been unavailable on some iPads.

Availability: iPadOS 13.0+, macOS Catalina 10.15+



1.1.5

Released September 18, 2021

This update fixes a few bugs.

Availability: iPadOS 13.0+, macOS Catalina 10.15+



1.1.4

Released June 12, 2021

This release fixes some bugs and improves the usability of AxNote.

- Enhanced the usability of QuickTool with Apple Pencil
- Added a blur to improve the legibility of status bar items
- Minor UI improvements
- Fixed a bug where the note name would temporarily disappear from the app switcher when the app is switched
- Backported to iPadOS 13 and macOS Catalina 10.15

Availability: iPadOS 13.0+, macOS Catalina 10.15+



1.1.3

Released April 30, 2021

This release polishes a few edges.

- Fixed an incorrect title in the 'Info' popover
- Fixed a bug where some shapes generated with Autoshape had incorrect colors
- Improved stability

Availability: iPadOS 14.0+, macOS Big Sur 11.0+



1.1.2

Released February 15, 2021

This update improves the usability of AxNote.

- Reduced the translucency of QuickTool to improve its accessibility on low-contrast backgrounds
- Family Sharing is now available for AxNote+
- Fixed a bug where the drawing tool icon on the Touch Bar might not have updated
- Fixed a bug with image scaling
- Fixed a bug where QuickTool might've appeared unexpectedly on the iPad

Availability: iPadOS 14.0+, macOS Big Sur 11.0+



1.1.1

Released December 18, 2020

This update fixes an issue where only one localization might have been available.

Availability: macOS Big Sur 11.0+



1.1

Released December 15, 2020

This update adds many new features and introduces AxNote to the Mac.

- You can now place images inside your notes, simply by dragging and dropping them into a note
- The Control Strip can now be hidden
- Added rich text formatting
- Text boxes can be added right where you want them just by a double tap or click
- Added French localization
- Drawing with the Apple Pencil is smoother with reduced latency
- Significantly reduced battery usage
- Brought the app to the Mac
- Better support for accessibility features like VoiceOver
- Added a fresh set of Cover Images
- Tons of UI improvements
- Minor bug fixes
- QuickTool now displays tools relevant to your current interaction

Availability: iPadOS 14.0+, macOS Big Sur 11.0+



A MacBook and iPad displaying the AxNote interface