Evernote Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Evernote Reviews


Create, capture & access everyday notes on mobile devices

4.35/5 (3,573 reviews)

Evernote overview

Evernote lets users capture a note in any format (handwritten or text meeting notes, web clip of a product review for reference, photo of a receipt, audio file) and have it be accessible and searchable on virtually any laptop, mobile device, or on the web. In addition, Evernote lets multiple users collaborate on shared notebooks that can be instantly updated and accessed from the web, desktop, or mobile device.

In a business environment, Evernote is an easy-to-implement, flexible tool that can be used to help employees share information and collaborate on projects, create a workflow around various business processes, digitize important documents, capture image-centric brainstorms, keep track of finances, and more.

Evernote Business provides users 2GB of space for personal use and 2GB for business use. Use this version to share key content and collaborate on projects. Manage user and company subscriptions. Keep personal notes and business notes separate. Allow new team members to sign themselves up with automatic approval.


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United States, Asia, Australia, Canada, China and 7 other markets, Europe, Germany, India, Japan, Latin America, Middle-East and Africa, United Kingdom

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Evernote reviews

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Lindsay McKinnon, LDAC

Top of the line

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-06-15
Review Source: Capterra

Ability to retrieve older documents with ease. I can also, whether mid-conversation or during a meeting or presentation, quickly retrieve information that I've forgotten or to elaborate on someone else's ideas. I've used this software since 2013. This is one program that I CANNOT live without. I store EVERYTHING in Evernote. I probably don't even use 1/2 of of the functions available with this software, but I'm still determined to master it though! Pro number one for me is the convenience! I use the browser version and the app, when on my Mac, and the app on my phone, too. The capture tool on my Mac makes storing emails, screenshots, receipts, pictures, audio clips and all other document formats super easy to save for later. Evernote is also able to easily collaborate with all the other storage software(Dropbox, Drive, Box, OneDrive, Acrobat, etc.) and the syncing is better than any other software I've used to date. I can literally save something in EN on my Mac and my phone instantly buzzes with the notification of the change. The search function is also amazeballs. Because EN uses OCR technology to "read" the text in files, if I searched for "sandwich" (I'm hungry), I would get a list of every file in EN that has the word "sandwich" anywhere in the file. Worrying about naming your files so that you can find them later are OVER! Some examples of the many mediums that I store in EN are: cards that are given to me for special occasions, pictures, tags off of purchases I make, user manuals for all the devices in the house, coupons, audio clips (usually made while driving), and recipes. Basically, for me, it's a one-stop shop to store the verbal, written or digital tidbits of life

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Julio César Pérez Zambrano

Evernote business is the ultimate desktop organizer. With a virtually limitless software support.

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-05-27
Review Source: Capterra

Tons of excellent planning and arranging features at the palm of your hand. No matter the field you are in, organizing your life by means of this software is going to be an indispensable habit you are going to develop with this time-saving, modern app. With the current immensely growing and competitive market of desk organizers, Evernote business can really stand out. Mainly because of its simple and intuitive design, robust cloud storage and several other features like its technically universal software support, this app can make your organizational life a whole lot easier. With just a couple of days using this app, Business and education users are going to find it extremely uncomplicated to make use of the tons of pretty neat features this apps has and continues to add up to this date. Evernote promises and delivers hundreds of options for making your professional duties very easy to plan and follow up. Either for arranging important meetings, setting up future events or even making reminders or useful notes on the run. As an educator, I have found this last feature a more than useful one, since I'm always preparing language teaching materials and presentations, Evernote gives me the chance to record, scribble or handwrite pretty much about anything that comes to my mind, and I always going to have the pleasant and fulfilling feeling that the info is always going to be there, at the pal of my hand. In this continuously busy world we are living in nowadays, evernote is definitely an essential tool for the XXI century professional.

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Miguel Gonzalez

Note taking does not get better than this

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-04-16
Review Source: Software Advice

Evernote is a great note taking tool. Despite all the other available apps at my disposal (from Microsoft's OneNote, to Tasks and ToDo's in Outlook, as well as built-in desktop note taking and more) I still think Evernote takes the lead regarding note taking. Any way you slice it, Evernote is all about effective, efficient note management. More than a basic note tool, Evernote lets you capture notes on anything and everything you need to manage. Evernote offers 3 levels: basic, plus and premium. Most small businesses can get away with the basic. I do and it works for me. The plus and premium offers increase upload limits, note sizes, and other features that benefits power users. The price range is truly affordable. And if you are big on note taking, Evernote is it! You can even categorize your notes in notebooks (their version of a folder). And even start chats for collaboration purposes. What is making Evernote better, is its continuous efforts to improve their products. Like their beta feature to connect meeting notes with Google Calendar. Evernote offers offline access in their plus and premium subscriptions. And Webclipper takes bookmarks to a whole new level.

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Haja C.

Excellent Note Taking Platform - Organize All Your Ideas and Projects

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2018-04-11
Review Source: Software Advice

Evernote is an excellent, well-designed, comprehensive note organizing platform which allows profound ease of accessibility of your information wherever you are. These features make it extremely useful for business or personal use.This idea-magnet helps you to quickly capture information, from the web, or your own generated notes, and easily organize and save this information. It is user friendly - there is no select all, copy-paste, drag and drop or formatting while trying to capture information. Instead, Evernote has a beautifully designed mobile application and browser extensions which make collecting many types of info (images, handwritten or typed notes, web pages, audio,etc) incredibly easy. With a button click, your info is stored securely and organized. Most importantly, your organized info is available across platforms. There are many nice well-thought out features to the software, including a great Android feature that lets you drag down your notification bar to quickly create a note.You can both capture web pages and control the extent which the info is saved (i.e. trimmed articles without ads, full web pages, headings, summary or links), and the notebook it is saved to. The original source link is retained as well. The sync across devices is fast and works very well on Android Mobile, Web browsers (Chrome, Firefox). There is also a desktop version as well for Mac Os and PC Download. Under the premium version, there is even the option for offline accessibility of your notes (I have not personally used this feature). The free version is very good and the cost for premium versions which include unlimited sync and other features (searching images, receipts, email) is reasonable, depending on how much info you plan to store. You can further secure access to your info with fingerprint or password protection, and you can share info with a team. Very importantly, Evernote also plays well with other tech solutions, such as Google Drive, Airtable and LinkedIn.

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Marcus Adiutori

Good for almost everything

Reviewed 2015-12-08
Review Source: GetApp

If you are a visual person or if you have the kind of attention issues common in ADHD and common also to many other right brained folks, you will often find the internet to be a very challenging thing we never had to worry about in the past. It is candy to someone like that because there are a million paths to take--- for free ---that lead to different doors and a person like me can get lost pretty easily without knowing it. I always feel like there is something I'm missing and I don't want to forget and regret it later. In that sense, Evernote has freed me to move about the internet more easily by allowing me to trick my mind into saving everything that seems important so that I can tell myself to keep moving forward instead of getting distracted. The Evernote web clipper is the best feature by far in that it quickly and properly clips most things without much more to think about and without concern that something didn't work properly. I've saved more than 9000 items in my Evernote to date. As a premium member I have never even come close to running short on my given space for the month. So it's come in handy for a person who organizes differently than most - it has become a brain dump for everything and anything I need it to be. And that relieves my mind from worrying about where I put something. That's all great. Where it still needs improvement is the usefulness after things are saved. For every 1000 things I save, I probably go back and even see about 50 of them in truth. I wind up just going back out to the internet to find them all over again - That may be just my mistake, or it may be because I feel that the notes aren't complete unless I know they are up to date and unless I can more easily visualize what I need. All of the other things tend to get lost in the notebook system that can be so simple it's actually confusing. By allowing us to sort things by various tag words or notebooks, they take the entire thing and make it more suitable for the left brained logical type of person. These are folks who can see order in words and numbers where I tend to see letters as little black bits of ink on a screen. I am much more easily able to organize things visually to determine proper workflow for me and there just isn't much of a way that I have yet found to do that. You can merge notes together, but it's a process unless you simply want to merge them, not edit them. You can't organize visually in a way that, for instance, shows you only the photos in your folders - so you can structure them in a way you understand. You can't change the order of each note so that you can manually put things where you want them and that's probably my biggest complaint. I realize there are workarounds - but it's not seamless and it doesn't allow for free flow of the thoughts. Much of what I save are simply photos , but not all - and I would love to have some more flexibility to create notes in a fashion like Curio - where anything goes and it can be as visual or as simple as you need it. Unfortunately, they don't have a web clipper although you can import your Evernote notes into a great app like Curio, it still doesn't feel the same because the visual portion of the notes is not easy to see. However, there are a ton of add-ons and for what I use it for it's great. There is something new added every day so I hope it's just a matter of time or perhaps I've missed something that will help me with this. On it's own, it's almost perfect, but it just hasn't fulfilled the hope that sooner or later someone is going to come up with an app that fulfills all needs in one. I have often copied notes into three or four apps to make sure I don't lose anything as I piece together the job in a way I can see. That wastes a lot of time and space. One day, I will either find an app that helps me make sense of what's already there or helps me take what I have and make sense of it by reordering it. Either way, it's still the best thing I have found to use every day for all data collection with the exception of video. great search engine. never lost anything that I couldn't again find. fast, easy on system mobile apps are solid and have pen functions now somewhat customizable handles images very well - full size annotation feature great

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Evernote pricing

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Free trial
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Basic: Free
Plus: $34.99 per month
Premium: $69.99 per month

Evernote features

Access Control
Collaboration Tools
Document Storage
Search Functionality

Activity Dashboard (74 other apps)
Automatic Notifications (105 other apps)
Chat (96 other apps)
Collaborative Workspace (129 other apps)
Commenting (111 other apps)
Customizable Branding (74 other apps)
Drag & Drop Interface (88 other apps)
File Management (80 other apps)
File Transfer (70 other apps)
Instant Messaging (76 other apps)
Permission Management (94 other apps)
SSL Security (93 other apps)
Tagging (71 other apps)
Third Party Integration (102 other apps)

Additional information for Evernote

Key features of Evernote

  • Web clipping support
  • Edit rich text and sketches
  • Mobile and Web interface
  • Geolocation
  • Store notes, web clips, files and images
  • Content available on any device
  • Web clipper browser extensions
  • Save online resources in one place
  • Grab whole web page: text, images and links
  • Snap photos, record audio, save documents
  • Share notes and collaborate on files
  • Save favorite webpages
  • Store all itineraries, confirmations, travel documents
  • Evernote Food for collecting food moments
  • Other products include Skitch and Penultimate
  • Evernote Clearly for clearing web content
  • Annotation and markup
  • Shapes, arrows and quick sketches
  • Give feedback and share ideas
  • Sketch on a page and sync notes to any device
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Keep everything in sync

With Evernote, all notes, web clips, files or images are available on every device and computer.

Remember things you like

Save everything cool and exciting discovered online or in the real world. Take pictures, record some audio and save it.

Save favorite webpages

Save entire webpages to the Evernote account through browser extensions. Get the whole page: text, images and links.

Take notes anywhere

You’re always moving and you want your notes with you. With Evernote, your memories are available on every computer, phone and device you use.

Work with friends and colleagues

Share notes with friends and colleagues.

Plan your next trip

Keep all itineraries, confirmations, scanned travel documents, maps, and plans in Evernote, and have them when they are needed.