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Music: Note taking apps

Resources to support the teaching and learning of Music

Note taking apps for digital devices


Evernote, accessible from any device, has every feature possible to keep an organised and useful digital notebook, including the ability to type, record audio and add images. 

Using a notebook structure for organisation, each note can be tagged with key words and placed in specific notebooks for easy recall, Notes can be created offline and will automatically sync with an Evernote account once an internet connection is established.

Google Keep

With Google Keep, you can take notes with images, voice recordings and reminders. you can also create to-do-lists, organise by colour and label, and even collaborate on notes.


Notes is built into iPads. You can include text, images and handwritten notes as well as organise your notes within the app. When logged in with an iCloud account, notes sync across Apple devices.

Microsoft Onenote

One Note allows you to type and handwrite notes.annotate PDFs, record audio, insert images and attach files. You can organise into notebooks, sections, pages and subpages. Your notes can be searched as well as shared with other One Note users or via a public link.

PaperPort Notes

With PaperPort Notes you can combine documents, web content, audio, typed text as well as hand written notes into a single document that you can easily organise and share with anyone.