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  1. Goodnotes is a huge battery drainer, so I hope the next up date will optimize the app resources so it uses less power

    375 votes

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  2. Text needs to be improved
    - Bullet points and other text features like tables needed to be added
    - Switching quickly between preset text fonts and sizes
    - Text recognition on pdfs is terrible, some fonts like ones used in some of my text books are hardly searchable
    - Text boxes are annoying, don't mix well with handwriting and do not fit into the lines of the default page

    373 votes

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  3. Add Zoom Percentage, please. The zoom affects the way we write and therefore if we'd like to keep our notes consistent in size and neatness. Adding a zoom percentage display would allow us to know what zoom size we prefer and always set our zoom percentages to that number.

    365 votes

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  4. Would be great to lock an image in place so that we can select/erase images above without compromising the locked image.

    358 votes

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  5. Add a streamline option for the pen/pencil/marker tools similar to the streamline option in Procreate. That way, those who write in cursive won't have as much trouble with shakiness & therefore there wouldn't be any "jerky" lettering.

    347 votes

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  6. It would be useful to have a grid or lines that float above the paper, but are not saved with a PDF. As it is now I use the graph paper template to write on. It helps keep my writing straight and makes it easier to draw lines and boxes. But I’d rather that my audience not see the grid. A better solution for me would be to use the plain paper template but with a grid I can turn on and off as needed. The grid appears on the iPad but is not visible on the AirPlay output.

    336 votes

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  7. In dark mode, switch automatically to dark paper and white ink, and revert back automatically to light paper and black ink when in light mode.

    333 votes

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  8. It would be grate to have goodnotes on windows and Android. It is a very great app. With a windows or Android devise you are unable to use this one.

    323 votes

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  9. Hello,
    I am using Notability as well as Goodnotes 5..
    I want to emphasize on the point that you should make it possible to insert videos in the notes itself or at least give an option of inserting hyperlinks to youtube or websites.
    It becomes so much easy for us to click the link and open it there itself..
    U need to seriously think on this..

    314 votes

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  10. Please add Polish handwritting language!

    309 votes

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  11. It has been a long time since the publication of the first request (2017). Still (2023) all of the listed languages: ( Polish / Czech / Ukrainian / Swedish / Danish / Norwegian ) do not have handwriting recognition support. We pay for the full version of the app and in return we don't get one of the most crucial features.

    Other apps that are alternatives to GoodNotes, such as Nebo or Notabillity offer this features.

    294 votes

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  12. Pls return the bookmark icon in the toolbar where it was previously with the red mark indicator if selected. Because of the new update i can‘t directly see which notes are more important while learning my courses. Without having to use other complicated features.

    294 votes

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  13. Integration with onenote

    290 votes

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  14. It would be awesome if different documents could remember the pen options for each of them. This feature was available in GoodNotes 4, but I was shocked that it disappeared in 5. I usually need to switch between several documents each requiring a different pen size/color, and I almost went mad after typing the desired pen option for 100 times because it was not remembered for each doc. I have been bearing with Goodnotes 5 for half a year, and I will probably switch to Goodnotes 4 if this simple and useful feature is still not implemented.

    284 votes

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  15. Tape…Notability just published an update to allow something like white out tape that can be tapped to make transparent and then tapped again to ”reapply.”

    Teaching implications of such a tool are obvious and awesome.

    Please give us such a feature.

    277 votes

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  16. I know that the Mac App hasn't been updated recently, and there isn't an app for PCs yet.

    Why not instead make a web app that will allow you to log in through your Apple ID or "GoodNotes code" (something that is generated to all GoodNotes users), so that both Mac and PC users can use it?

    262 votes

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  17. It would be useful if the app would have some features for math. For example a ruler, triangle ruler, circle or a parabola template

    242 votes

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  18. Ability to recognize typed text and handwritten text in png or pdf when importing documents or handwritten notes in pdf from another application.

    242 votes

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  19. Create simple hyperlink to other notebooks within a notebook.

    234 votes

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  20. Would like to have more options regarding math figures.

    LectureNotes does this very good (see attached image)

    You can create and adjust coordinate systems, grids, dotted patterns, arrows, dotted lines and tables.

    229 votes

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