GoodNotes 5

GoodNotes 5 for PC and Mac

Written by Time Base Technology Limited

  • Category: Productivity
  • Release date: 2022-01-01
  • Licence: Free
  • Software version: 5.6.30
  • File size: 325.92 MB
  • Compatibility: Available on Windows 10, Windows 8.1/8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Mac OS 10-11 12.0
  • How it works | What is GoodNotes 5?

Whatʹs Great

1. Take handwritten notes in digital notebooks, on imported PDF, PowerPoint, and Word documents, or on images and photos.

2. GoodNotes is one of the top paid iPad apps worldwide and is frequently featured on the App Store, making it a must-have for your iPad.

3. * powerful & smart eraser tool: Choose to erase the entire stroke or only parts of it.

4. Visit our website at for more information, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram as @goodnotesapp.

5. Transform your iPad into smart digital paper.

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Features and Description

Key Features

Latest Version: 5.6.30

  • Licence: Free
  • Rated 4.8/5 By 150,268 People

    What does GoodNotes 5 do? Transform your iPad into smart digital paper. Take handwritten notes in digital notebooks, on imported PDF, PowerPoint, and Word documents, or on images and photos. All notes are searchable and you'll never have to worry about losing or misplacing them again. GoodNotes is one of the top paid iPad apps worldwide and is frequently featured on the App Store, making it a must-have for your iPad. WRITE NATURALLY - LIKE ON REAL PAPER * Fluent, precise, and completely natural writing experience thanks to GoodNotes pioneering vector ink engine * Write with the Apple Pencil, Logitech Crayon, or with many capacitive styluses and even your finger * Select and customize your pen color, thickness, and style (fountain pen, ballpoint, brush pen) * Easily switch between pen, highlighter, and eraser ALWAYS FIND WHAT YOU WROTE * Everything is indexed: Search your handwritten notes, typed text, PDF text, document outlines, folder titles, and document titles * Convert your handwriting to text to share it with other apps or add it to the page as a text box to continue typing with your keyboard NEVER LOSE YOUR NOTES AGAIN * All your notes with you at all times thanks to iCloud Sync VIEW DOCUMENTS SIDE BY SIDE (requires iPadOS) * open GoodNotes in multiple windows to view two documents or two pages side by side * use tabs to quickly switch between open documents ESCAPE THE LIMITS OF ANALOG PAPER * Move, resize, and rotate your handwriting or change colors * Draw perfect shapes and lines with the Shapes Tool * unlimited undo & redo including gesture control for faster corrections * powerful & smart eraser tool: Choose to erase the entire stroke or only parts of it. Set it to "Erase Highlighter Only" to leave the ink intact * Pinch to zoom and write more precisely * Navigate through imported PDFs with existing hyperlinks CUSTOMIZE YOUR NOTEBOOKS * Choose from a large set of beautiful covers and paper templates: Essentials, writing paper, Cornell paper, dark paper, checklists, planners, and more * Import any PDF or image as a custom template for more customization GO PAPERLESS * import PDF, PowerPoint, Word, images, photos and more to annotate them right on your iPad * export documents and share them with others for a fully digital workflow * scan your paper documents and recognize the text EFFORTLESS DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT * Organize your documents in folders and create unlimited subfolders * Mark your most important documents, pages, and folders as Favorites to access them quickly * Create custom outlines for easier navigation through your documents CONVERT YOUR IPAD INTO A DISTRACTION-FREE DIGITAL WHITEBOARD * Keep your audience focused on what's important: Presentation mode lets you hide all distractions on an external screen when you connect your device via HDMI or AirPlay * Use all of GoodNotes' tools, including the Laser Pointer on the iPad, while your audience only sees the page and the content * GoodNotes empowers you to give more engaging presentations, lectures, and lessons. You can move around freely and interact with the audience while adding new information to the digital whiteboard for everyone to see Visit our website at for more information, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram as @goodnotesapp.

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    Software Installation Requirements

    PC Compactibility/Requirements for Installation

    Compactible OS list:
    1. Windows 11
    2. Windows 10
    3. Windows 8.1
    4. Windows 7
    5. Windows Vista

    Requirements for MacOS Installation

    Intel, 64-bit processor, OS X 10.7 or later.

    Compactible OS list:
    1. OS X 10.10: Yosemite
    2. OS X 10.11: El Capitan
    3. macOS 10.12: Sierra
    4. macOS 10.13: High Sierra
    5. macOS 10.14: Mojave8
    6. macOS 10.15: Catalina
    7. macOS Big Sur (macOS 11)


    GoodNotes 5 - How do I download the app on Windows PC?

    If you want to download the software on your windows pc or mac, you could either first visit the Mac store or Microsoft AppStore and search for the app OR you can easily use any of the download links we provided above under the "Download and Install" header section to download the application

    GoodNotes 5 - Is it safe to download?

    Yes. The app is 100 percent (100%) safe to download and Install. Our download links are from safe sources and are frequently virus scanned to protect you

    Software Reviews and Critisims

    • By Matthewcha

      Update: Printing is terrible

      Old Review: When I try to print (which seems to me like the only conceivable function people would want this app for), I get a notification that says "this appliction is not allowed to print. Please contact your application vendor for an update." Please fix this and I will change this review to a 5 star review (giving two stars for now because syncing works well so far). Update: When I go to print, I have to change the scale to 130% for my document to fill the page. Also, the page where you set the print settings is so poorly optimized that when I try to set a page range, it takes a whole minute for the keystrokes to respond. All in all, it takes me about five minutes to get my notes ready to print just be cause of the bugginess of this app. If the developers would just fix this one issue, I would update my review to five stars. There should also be an option to "print a range of pages" rather than only having "print this page" and "print all." This would speed up the export process.

    • By GinnyB94

      Definitely not up to the IOS version

      I know this is a work in progress, I know this has been requested for quite a while, My personal opinion is that it was released too soon. I have used the IOS version in our business and personal lives for several years and absolutely couldn't be without it. I have tried several and a couple come close but still just don'e meet up for my needs. I was a participant in the beta version of the Mac and was extremely surprised whrn they said they were releaing it as is. I use the hyperlinks constantly in the IOS version and they are not available at this time in the Mac. In the beta version I could key text into the Mac version, I find that is missing all together or I haven't been able to locate it. This makes the Mac version worthless to me at this time. For me, this is very constraining. I will definitely hang in there because I know what it is capable of, unfortunately, it just isn't there yet but I know it will get there. Mac is totally different than IOS is structure so I get it. I would just hate to see you lose some people because they get the Mac and think that's all there is.

    • By D.Aguil

      Worth it but needs some work done

      I love GoodNotes in general, it is the best app I have ever used for note taking. Ive been encountering an issue for the mac app because I'm not able to type my notes for some reason. It would be helpful if that can get fixed soon because I would like to take notes on my Mac app. Besides that, there are a couple of bugs here and there but those have been getting fixed with the updates.

    • By Doctor Bill 68

      Used them all - this one is the best

      I'm amazed by how well thoguht out this app is. I use it primarily as a tool for teaching and presenting. I import my slides, create new slides and create new lessons. The cross platform capabilities are terrific. I can pick up my Mac and see all the notes I created 2 minutes ago. The only area where this app falls short is graphics. I wish there was an emoji and graphics library to add to my notes as there is in other apps. But it's a small price to pay.