Wednesday, September 25, 2013

S Memo Alternative for Custom Roms


Would like to share my experience about S Memo. Yeah I really love this feature in note series but I got struck to use while I was trying to move to custom rom finally I found few alternative which are really good.

1. Gnote    - Click to Install

imageFeatures of GNote
Multiple widgets which remains even after reboot. Widgets are updated as soon as the corresponding note is edited.
Multiple pages with easy navigation
Update existing widgets note
Simple toolbar which can be hidden.
Notes Gallery for managing notes. (image of the first page of the note is shown in notes gallery)
Notes Gallery - Multiple notes can be deleted.
Images from gallery and camera can be added to the note.
Settings - option to disable back key
Settings - option to disable finger touch.
It remembers last used pen and eraser settings and uses the same when the app is launched next time.
Very smooth and does not lag.
Clicking on the title bar of widget opens a new note
Clicking on the body of the widget opens the note corresponding to the widget.

Note can be shared now

Note can be exported as a png image

Text can be added to the note

Tool tips are added to the toolbar buttons

Selected tool is highlighted in white(applicable to pen, eraser and text)

reverted the icons to holo light theme

2. Memo  - Click to Install 

imageMemo is a note taking app designed specifically for Galaxy Note. Warning: only tested on Original International Galaxy Note (5.3"), use on other devices at your own risk!

S-Pen combatible (including side button and pressure sensitivity)
Works on custom roms such as CM9 and Paranoid Android
Inport and resize/move images from the camera, gallery, webpage or map
Two finger zoom and pan for inputting those finer details
Add typed text to notes
Share notes using MMS, E-mail, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more
Lots of options to let you setup the app just how you like it, including left handed mode, different backgrounds and more


3. Papyrus - Natural Note Taking     - Click to Install

Papyrus is a natural handwriting note-taking app that you use just like paper, but with the flexibility and adimagevantages of modern technology. With Papyrus, you can go beyond paper!

Papyrus allows you to take handwritten notes on your Android device using either an active pen (e.g. Samsung S Pen), passive stylus, or your finger. The vector graphics engine keeps your notes beautiful at any zoom level and on any device, while the simple and intuitive user interface allows you to take notes quickly and efficiently!

Premium Features¹
• Tool Pack - Adds a "true" eraser tool (erase parts of strokes), shape tools, and a text tool
• Cloud Services - Backup/restore and export notes as PDFs to cloud storage providers Dropbox and Box

Key Features
• Take notes naturally with a pen on active-pen enabled devices
• Take notes with your finger or passive stylus (non-active pen)
• Vector graphics engine
• Undo/redo, select, move, and resize
• Change the color and weight of selected items
• Cut, copy, and paste items between notes
• Multiple paper types and sizes
• Two finger scroll and pinch-to-zoom
• Two finger double tap to zoom to 100%
• Organize notes within notebooks (long press, drag and drop)
• Sort notes and notebooks
• Image import, crop, and resize
• Export notes to PDF, PNG, or JPEG for printing, archiving, or sharing
• Share notes with friends and colleagues via email, Evernote, and other services
• Samsung Multi-Window support (available on Galaxy Note 2, Note 8.0, and Note 10.1)
• Shortcuts to create a new note or open a notebook

Active Pen Device Exclusive Features
• Pressure sensitive pen for more natural writing
• Use pen side button to select pen strokes without having to switch tools
• Use pen side button for quick flick gestures (undo/redo and tool/color popups)
• Choose primary and secondary side button options
• Use pen eraser to quickly and naturally erase writing

Active Pen Device support includes
• HTC Flyer, HTC Jetstream, HTC EVO View 4G (HTC Scribe Pen)
• Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet
• Samsung Galaxy Note, Note 2, Note 8.0, and Note 10.1 (S Pen)

Information about active pen devices:

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