Take, edit and convert notes

Structure your notes using titles, paragraphs, and bullet lists then render your ink into text. The layout, colors and styles are preserved. Recognized text is displayed while you write.

Rich content

Add interactive diagrams, editable equations, freeform sketches and annotate pictures.



Draw and manipulate diagrams. Connectors are persistent and stay connected when elements are moved. Edit with gestures and convert the result.

Interactive ink

With Nebo, handwriting is at the core of your digital workflow. Pen, keyboard? Choose the input mode that makes you the most productive, depending on the situation.

  • Use either handwriting or keyboard: No matter the input method, there is no difference on how your content is handled.


    Use intuitive gestures to edit your content.

    Erase a word with a scratch-out, break or join text by drawing a line, format it by underlining or circling it.

  • Scratch-out on handwritten text


    Get optimal readability, regardless of the device.

    Your handwriting is reflowed as typeset text would, whether you happen to change your device orientation or switch devices.

  • Responsive handwritten text


    Mix handwriting with typed text, treating them equally.

    Use either handwriting or keyboard: No matter the input method, there is no difference on how your content is handled.

Detailed features

  • The best handwriting recognition

    Benefit from the most powerful handwriting recognition engine. Based on artificial intelligence, Nebo understand what you write.

  • Write and convert

    Structure your notes using titles, paragraphs and bulleted lists. Convert your handwriting into typeset text.

  • Keyboard

    Write or type to create or edit content. Choose the most adapted solution depending on the context.

  • Interactive diagrams

    Draw interactive diagrams with elements you can edit and move around. Copy them as images to any app or as fully editable diagrams to PowerPoint.

  • Smart math

    Develop your equations and matrices across several lines. Solve your calculations. Copy them as images or as LaTeX when supported.

  • Edit and decorate

    Add or remove content and space, decorate and apply styles, all with your pen.

  • Export as Word (.docx), text, PDF or HTML

    Get a Word, text or PDF (iOS only) document out of your Nebo note. View your HTML note in Quick Look (iOS only) or your browser.

  • Draw and annotate

    Sketch freely and annotate images.

  • Sync your notes

    Sync your notes to iCloud (iOS only), Google Drive or Dropbox. Requires a MyScript account (free).

  • Manage your notes

    Organize your notes using pages, notebooks and collections. Move pages between notebooks, and notebooks into collections in the most intuitive and fluid manner.

  • Powerful search

    Find handwritten ink and text across all notes in your library, including in your diagrams.

  • Smart layout

    Your pages expand as you write. All content is resizable and adapts to the size and orientation of your screen, including your handwriting.

  • Virtually no lag

    Writing in Nebo feels like writing on paper, while still enjoying the latest technologies from Apple, Google and Wacom.

  • Publish

    Share your notes on nebo.app. Limit access to a list of contacts or allow anyone to view your note.

  • User interface localized in 11 languages

    English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, German, Korean, French, Italian.

66 handwriting recognition languages

Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Azeri, Basque, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cebuano (Philippines), Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional (Hong Kong), Chinese Traditional (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (Canada), English (Philippines), English (South Africa), English (United Kingdom), English (United States), Estonian, Filipino (Philippines), Finnish, Flemish, French (Canada), French (France), Gaelic, Galician, Georgian, German (Austria), German (Germany), Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malagasy (Madagascar), Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish (Colombia), Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Spain), Swahili (Tanzania), Swedish, Tatar, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese.