Unless you jailbreak your iDevice, you can’t customize it in the similar way you can with an Android phone or tablet. The bad: Because of Apple’s restrictions, you can’t use the predictive keyboard outside of the app. SwiftKey’s vision let’s get one thing out of the way first: Though this is a note-taking app, SwiftKey isn’t in the business of organizing your notes.” I could even type two words together and it would add the correct space between each word. The app is one of the first steps for SwiftKey to grow its presence upon Apple’s mobile operating system.
Eventually, many of your favorite apps could have SwiftKey built in. The bottom line: SwiftKey Note’s robust predictive keyboard and tidy design make it a must-have for taking notes. SwiftKey had no trouble executing that vision upon Android devices, where you can change of the default apps, including switching the system keyboard to something other than what came with your phone. But for now, you can only use the company’s impressive keyboard inside Note.
SwiftKey Note is a free note-taking app for iOS that marries digital organization app Evernote with SwiftKey’s predictive keyboard to make taking notes upon your phone or tablet faster and more accurate. True to my personal typing style, I was able to hammer away at the keys quickly and make plenty of mistakes, and SwiftKey would fix my misspellings as I went. SwiftKey Note brings robust predictive typing to iOS pictures 1-2 of 6 Scroll Left Scroll Right Though SwiftKey hasn’t given away any details about its future plans upon iOS, it’s not a stretch to think that the company would work with more iOS app developers to get them to integrate its keyboard into their apps in the future. I’ll focus upon the keyboard first.
The company’s goal is to change the way you type upon mobile devices, hopefully making the process easier, faster, and more accurate when you’re trying to hammer out an e-mail upon a five-inch screen. Click to enlarge. Compared to SwiftKey upon my Android phone, Note did just as good a job of completing my words and offering predictions for my next work as I typed. This is just like SwiftKey for Android, which, if you permit it to, learns your typing behavior from e-mails, SMS, Twitter, Facebook and more.
But once you starting typing, you’ll see the difference. SwiftKey is not the first to bring a new keyboard to iOS, as several apps such as Flesky and TouchPal X have arrive before it, but its predictive typing and seamless integration with Evernote make Note a cut above the rest. That makes it scary-good at predicting not only the next letter you need to type, but also the next word, sometimes even before you start typing it. That means SwiftKey had to construct its own dedicated app that could show off its predictive typing prowess.
Credit: Screenshot by Sarah Mitroff/ A unique feature of Note is that if you connect your Evernote account to SwiftKey Note, the app learns your writing style from existing Evernote notes and uses that data to improve its predictions. That said, nothing is stopping you from copying and pasting that text into other apps upon your iPhone. Faster typing There are two parts to SwiftKey Note, the predictive keyboard and the note-taking experience.
That means even when I purposely misspelled “smarhephnew,” it corrected it to “smartphone. upon iOS, it’s not as easy, as Apple puts restrictions upon its operating system.The good: SwiftKey Note gives quick and accurate predictions, and makes it easy to add text notes to Evernote. That means it’s looking at how you form sentences and which keys you often tap when you’re typing out a word.
At first glance, you won’t notice any major changes to keyboard’s layout or design — it looks just like the stock iOS 7 model. SwiftKey understands what you’re typing and gives you predictions along the way. The stock Apple keyboard is the one you get, but this is SwiftKey’s way around that. It felt so effortless to type that I even drafted most of this review from the app.
What sets SwiftKey’s keyboard apart is that it pays attention to your typing patterns and styles so it can learn how you type.