Search Handwriting

Never lose an idea—including the ones you write down by hand.

Screenshot image, depicting Evernote capability to search saved images and images within notes for handwritten text

Evernote can read your handwriting

Find words in handwritten notes, photos of white boards, Post-It® notes, and to-do lists you scan into Evernote.
Screenshot images of Evernote app, which can detect the handwritten and input text language within notes

Evernote speaks your language

Evernote can identify 28 typewritten and 11 handwritten languages. You can also choose which language is used by changing the Recognition Language setting.

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A scanner in your pocket

Quickly capture all your handwritten ideas and notes with Evernote’s built-in camera on Android and Apple devices.

Works with Penultimate for iPad

Combine distraction-free, natural handwriting and sketching with the power of Evernote’s sync and search in this award-winning app.
Evernote's handwriting recognition technology is an industry leader. Try it and be amazed.