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A book reader that helps you instill knowledge into your brain

What is MarginNote

MarginNote is a powerful reading tool for learners. Whether you are a student, a teacher, a researcher, a lawyer or someone with an interest in learning, MarginNote can help you quickly and smoothly decompose, digest and reconstruct content into knowledge when you are faced with large volumes of learning materials. It saves you from having to switch endlessly between different App tools.


  • Excellent highlighter on both pdf and ePub.
  • Annotate on pdf highlight.
  • Drag & Drop to create highlight.


  • Direct take notes on margin side.
  • Embedding notes for ePub.
  • Hybrid notes: Voice, Handwriting, Picture, Hashtags, Web contents.


  • Outline and MindMap in ONE——Active your Left brain & Right brain.
  • All your study resource put into 2 views: Logical & Creative.
  • Organize the hierarchy of notes just by finger gestures.



  • Powerful Hashtags search.
  • Search across all your study.
  • Search within the book.


  • Flashcards from highlights & notes.
  • Review in speech mode.
  • Swift flip between flashcard and linked book page.


Export & Print

  • Anki & iThoughts & MindManager & OmniOutliner & Evernote.
  • Print all your mind map, notes, linked book pages into one PDF.
  • Data Backup & Restore.


  • Sync notes with Dropbox & Evernote.
  • Sync books with iCloud.
  • One-click sync via WIFI between iPhone,iPad and Mac.

For Mac & iPad & iPhone

MarginNote is available on Mac, iPad, and iPhone, and the apps share an almost identical feature set. All content is preserved when switching from one platform to the other, and with iCloud and Dropbox enabled, your whole library will sync back and forth between all connected devices. MarginNote even supports Wifi transfer – so you can sync multiple notebooks & books or the whole library in one click.

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