Evernote vs Notability


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Evernote
Evernote is a suite of software and services designed for notetaking and archiving. Evernote supports a number of operating system platforms (including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Android, iOS and WebOS), and also offers online synchronization and backup services. Evernote open-source self-hosted alternatives are: Paperwork, Laverna, Permanote
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Notability
Your best ideas often happen while you’re out exploring the world. With Notability and iCloud, your office travels with you. All of your notes, sketches, plans, and forms are available to mark up, review, or send to a client anytime, anywhere.
Comparing Evernote vs Notability is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Let's start with videos. We think that Evernote has better video than Notability



Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like Notability has more user-friendly interface than Evernote because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Evernote is more popular than Notability

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Evernote integrates with Slack (in 2017)
- Evernote limits free plan to 2 devices and raises prices (in 2016)
- Evernote unveiled new Windows app (in 2016)
- Evernote rolls out built-in chat (in 2014)
- Evernote unveiled AI tool and new web interface (in 2014)
- Cloud note-taking app Notability launches Mac version (in 2014)
- Evernote and LinkedIn integrate business cards into social network (in 2014)
- Evernote Business 2.0: intranet social network + Salesforce integration (in 2013)
- Evernote adds reminders (in 2013)
- Android for business: Google adds offline translater, Evernote - document scanner (in 2013)

Looks like Evernote was recently more active than Notability (at least in our news). We also found some news, in which Evernote and Notability meet head to head:

2013 - Evernote Business 2.0: intranet social network + Salesforce integration to win over Notability



Evernote has launched the new version of its business edition - Evernote Business 2.0. As usual the business version (unlike the personal) allows to create shared (corporate) notebooks and pages that are suitable for collaboration (for example, creating plans, projects , ...) or storing knowledge (instructions , documents ... ), useful for business. In the new version on top of this content layer Evernote started to build a social network. It added user profiles with pictures. When you open your collegue's profile, you can see the notes she works with. Also, when you are looking for something in the corporate notebooks, Evernote provides not only found pages, but also people who may be experts in this question (that frequently use this word in their notebooks). Shared notebooks are now like communities. You can join them or invite your colleagues to notebook.

It's interesting the Evernote Business 2.0 launch event featured the guest-star - Marc Benioff (Salesforce CEO). The reason is that Evernote and Salesforce have integrated their products. Really, Salesforce CRM still didn't allow to add simple notes to customer profiles, deals or projects. Evernote adds this opportunity:



Evernote Business costs $ 10/month per user.