Faster typing There are two parts to SwiftKey Note, the predictive keyboard and the note-taking experience. Eventually, many of your favorite apps could have SwiftKey built in. SwiftKey’s vision let’s acquire one thing out of the way first: Though this is a note-taking app, SwiftKey isn’t in the business of organizing your notes. on iOS, it’s not as simple, as Apple puts restrictions on its operating system.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 on your phone or tablet faster and more accurate.
That means SwiftKey had to construct its own dedicated app that could show off its predictive typing prowess. Click to enlarge. True to my personal typing style, I was able to hammer away at the keys quickly and make plenty of mistakes, and SwiftKey would repair my misspellings as I went. SwiftKey had no trouble executing that vision on Android devices, where you can change of the default apps, including switching the system keyboard to something other than what came with your phone.
That said, nothing is stopping you from copying and pasting that text into other apps on your iPhone. What sets SwiftKey’s keyboard apart is that it pays attention to your typing patterns and styles so it can learn how you type. 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 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 on iOS, it’s not a stretch to think that the company would work with more iOS app developers to acquire them to integrate its keyboard into their apps in the future. I’ll focus on the keyboard first. That makes it scary-fine at predicting not only the next letter you need to type, but also the next word, sometimes even before you begin typing it. Compared to SwiftKey on my Android phone, Note did just as fine a job of completing my words and offering predictions for my next work as I typed.
The bottom line: If you can accept its limitations, SwiftKey Note’s robust predictive keyboard and clean design make it a must-have for taking notes. The stock Apple keyboard is the one you acquire, but this is SwiftKey’s way around that. But once you starting typing, you’ll see the difference. 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.
Unless you jailbreak your iDevice, you can’t customize it in the similar way you can with an Android phone or tablet. It felt so effortless to type that I even drafted most of this review from the app. But for now, you can only use the company’s impressive keyboard inside Note. The company’s goal is to change the way you type on mobile devices, hopefully making the process easier, faster, and more accurate when you’re trying to hammer out an e-mail on a five-inch screen.
That means it’s looking at how you form sentences and which keys you often tap when you’re typing out a word. 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. The bad: Because of Apple’s restrictions, you can’t use the predictive keyboard outside of the app.” I could even type two words together and it would add the correct space between each word.
The fine: SwiftKey Note gives quick and accurate predictions, and makes it simple to add text notes to Evernote. The app is one of the first steps for SwiftKey to grow its presence on Apple’s mobile operating system. SwiftKey understands what you’re typing and gives you predictions along the way. That means even when I purposely misspelled “smarhephnew,” it corrected it to “smartphone.
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.