AK Notepad for Android

AK Notepad for Android

Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 1 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
2.2
File Size:
401.37KB
Date Added:
February 09, 2011
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Android
Total Downloads:
11,574
Downloads Last Week:
7
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
Not available

Editors' Note: The "Download Now" link directs you to the product page. You can download the application in the Android Market from your Android device.

Editors' review

AK Notepad for Android is your basic, bare-bones notepad app. The interface is clean, and using it couldn't be simpler. Open up the program and click "Add note" to get started. Once you're done typing away, you can set a reminder alarm for the note, or share it via any of your device's installed applications (Twitter, Facebook, SMS, Gmail, and so on). To prioritize a note, just pin it to your Home screen for one-touch access.

The Settings screen lets you tinker with fonts, font size, and horizontal line display. And if you use the reminder alarms often, you can change the ringtone or, for supported devices, the color of the notification light. AK Notepad also has a few extras for the power scribblers out there, including hash tag support (AK Notepad calls them Labels) for easier searching later, password lock, and syncing to the cloud if you have a Catch.com account.

One thing we would have liked was the ability to create checklists. Making lists is such a common use for mobile notepad apps, it's a wonder that it wasn't built right in. Other than that, we think AK Notepad is a solid option for anyone looking for a bare-bones note-taker without any bells or whistles.

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  • 4 stars

    "This is the one you really want"

    September 02, 2010   |   By pflucier

    Version: AK Notepad for Android 1.9.3

    Pros

    file renaming
    cut and paste
    side loading (SD card) / sync not required for moving files to PC
    forwarding to [G]mail / facebook / twitter / SMS
    searching though files within the folder - pretty cool
    tons of other options

    Cons

    can only import folders not files...this creates duplicate files
    having two folder areas one in device memory, one on SD...
    I guess this can be a backup???? Would this be a pro? Hmmm

    Summary

    This has everything that I was looking for. I really like to maintain text files to keep track of things and having the ability to move them to a PC (mounting the SD cards as a drive), edit them (on the device) and move them back is key. The only problem with this is the folder issue. I dislike getting around issues like this, but having a small amount of files in folders mitigate the impact...although still a PInTA.

    The cut and paste feature is a little clunky, but the fact that I can do it is HUGE!

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