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abc Notes app review: create checklists out of notes



There is such a rewarding feeling that goes along with being able to mark things off your list, it keeps you motivated and makes it feels as though you are making progress. The abc Note app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone gives you the ability to make to-do lists and notes that appear like sticky notes where you can check off items. The app uses touch functionality and gives you plenty of customizable features. This is meant to be a basic note-taking tool for those small and quick notes you need to create.

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abcNotes - ToDo & Checklists


Sticky Notes, Checklists, and To Do Lists All-in-One

The abc Notes app strives to be an all-in-one option that gives you everything you're looking for in a note-taking tool. This app appears like sticky notes where you can write down tasks and to do items and then check them off as you complete them. Developers have taken great pride in making this look and feel just like real sticky notes do. It's got some functionality tools too in that you can sync your lists, email them, create memos, school notebooks, and a whole lot more.

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The app requires iOS 7.0 or later to use and underwent a minor update over the summer. It scores very high with users who have given it 4.5 out of five stars. Users like that it's quick and easy to use yet at the same time it's got some really neat personalization tools.

There are plenty of customization tools
There are plenty of customization tools

A Visual Experience

The abc Notes app manages to provide users with a really visual experience thanks to the 15 different desktops to choose from, 45 note skins, 88 backgrounds, 27 badge designs, and 115 different icons. These are some pretty impressive numbers for a simple little note-taking tool. The app makes it very simple to create and edit notes even if you're in a hurry. If you want to make the note a checklist you can do so through the note properties. You can also drag notes, rotate them, scale them, and even duplicate them. If you'd like, you can save a note as an image that you can then use as your home screen or lock screen.

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This app has a number of uses whether you are a student, someone with a busy work schedule, or even just for simple things like your shopping list. It's got a really cool look to it, which actually makes using it fun.

Place your sticky notes right on your homescreen
Place your sticky notes right on your homescreen

abcNotes - ToDo & Checklists


Pros and Cons


  • The app offers all kinds of customization features
  • Use this for the most simple notes/checklists or more complex ones
  • The app feels and looks like real sticky notes
  • The user interface is incredibly easy-to-use


  • Users would like to see the functionality enhanced a little bit more

Email integration
Email integration

Final Thoughts

The abc Notes app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone makes it possible to make notes and turn them into checklists that allow you to be organized and productive. There is a really nice selection of customization tools here making this one extremely helpful.


abcNotes - ToDo & Checklists

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