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Evernote

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Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
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Average User Rating:
out of 173 votes out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.8.13.8152
  • Total Downloads:
    222,179
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 06, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    91.42MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    394
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Evernote is one of a handful of true PC essentials. Designed to sync to a cloud account from any device imaginable, the PC version is a powerful and quick tool that allows you to create, update, and sync notes and clips from your desktop. With a range of formatting, organization, and upgrade options, this free tool is a must for any serious PC user.

Pros

Sleek and customizable organization tools: The Evernote interface has been duplicated hundreds of times, but still remains one of the most streamlined and easy to utilize on the market. With multiple display options, favorites bars, and shortcuts, combined with notebook organization, tagging, and folder search, it's effective for small and large accounts, alike.

Extremely fast and lightweight in the background: Evernote doesn't eat a lot of resources in the background. It syncs frequently enough to capture everything you write, but not so often to slow down your machine; and with shortcut keys, it's fast and easy to create new notes.

Cons

Formatting options can be limited: In the free tool, the formatting options can be limited, and if you copy/paste from a more robust tool like Word, there can be issues with bullets and fonts. It's a small issue if you always paste to text, and other options like checkboxes and templates more than make up for it.

Load times can slow because of syncing: When first booting Evernote, it can slow down slightly. If you prefer not to leave it open in the background due to privacy, this can be frustrating as you wait for it to open each time. Again, it's a very small issue that only affects those who frequently open and close the software.

Bottom Line

The cons, however, are almost nitpicks for a piece of software that should be on any serious PC desktop. It's a fantastic productivity tool, whether you are organizing recipes, clipping notes from websites, or outlining notes for your next conference call -- and it's free.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.3

    out of 3 votes

    • 5 star 2
    • 4 star 0
    • 3 star 1
    • 2 star 0
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  • All Versions

    4.1

    out of 173 votes

    • 5 star 92
    • 4 star 47
    • 3 star 9
    • 2 star 10
    • 1 star 15
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5 stars

"Note, notebook, productivity, easiness, digital"

January 22, 2016  |  By Ibrahim Fiskiran

2016-01-22 16:51:57  |  By Ibrahim Fiskiran

 |  Version: Evernote 5.8.13.8152

Pros

Best note application
Usable on all devices
Auto sync
Other tools
Language packs
Free use
Easy to use
Note everything

Cons

Using 4 more than a year, this app and company deserves to be praised
None I could see

Summary

Best note app
Sync
Grouping notes
For business and personal use
Professional and comprehensive

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3 stars

"Good product with billing glitch, poor customer service"

November 20, 2015

2015-11-20 17:10:01

 |  Version: Evernote 5.8.13.8152

Pros

I have used Evernote for several years and loved it. It is extremely simple to store varying formats in well organized notes. I have not used web clipper; I copy and paste.

Cons

Evernote has a chronic payment processing glitch. People have been sporadically struck by the glitch for over a year; it happened to me twice. It results in premium accounts cancelled. Without a premium account there is virtually no customer service. With it one can only chat during business hours. One is expected to post an email ticket which is then ignored, post the ticket number on their forum, AND tweet it through Twitter, which is extremely bizarre. I got the problem fixed most recently by complaining to the Better Business Bureau.

Summary

Evernote is just exactly as useful as it is dependable and reliable. If someone is doing academic or business work on Evernote and loses access to it until Evernote deigns to pay attention to an account issue through its weird and convoluted modes of reaching customer service, that user is screwed. I am looking at other products. Evernote makes billions of dollars a year off of its millions of customers, and if it wants to remain number one it needs telephone customer support. Without it, this isn't a very useful product.

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5 stars

"Excellent!"

November 19, 2015  |  By cngzz1

2015-11-19 20:13:26  |  By cngzz1

 |  Version: Evernote 5.8.13.8152

Pros

Very practical, user friendly

Cons

Some bugs. Interface not too aesthetically pleasing

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Evernote
Publisher web site http://www.evernote.com/
Release Date July 06, 2015
Date Added July 06, 2015
Version 5.8.13.8152
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Miscellaneous
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 91.42MB
File Name Evernote_5.8.13.8152.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 222,179
Downloads Last Week 394
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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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