Microsoft Updates OneNote App In Windows Store With Stroke Eraser Support And Other Improvements

Microsoft OneNote MX Windows 8 app

Microsoft today released an update for OneNote app for Windows 8 devices in Windows Store. This is a minor update which includes added support for stroke eraser, security improvements and lots of bug fixes.

What’s new:

  • Added stroke eraser.
  • Security improvements.
  • Various bug fixes.

Full List Of Features:

  • Make lists — Quickly write up to-do lists with check boxes.
  • Draw and write — Use your device’s pen or your finger to draw in your notes.
  • Take pictures — Take photos with your device’s camera to put in your notes, text in the images will be searchable with OCR.
  • Scan whiteboards and documents — use your device’s camera and they will be auto cropped and enhanced.
  • Share to OneNote — You can clip content to OneNote using Share option in Windows Charms bar.
  • Recent Notes and page thumbnails — Find your notes quickly with page previews and your recent notes on top.
  • Search — OneNote works with Windows search, so you can always find the notes you’re looking for.
  • Share — With the Windows 8 share charm, you can email notes to friends
  • Snap view — Need to reference another app or website while taking notes? OneNote can snap to the side of your screen so you can use both apps at the same time.
  • Paper — Take notes on a white background, grid or ruled lines.
  • Customize formatting — Organize your notes with tables, bullets, colors, and more.

Download the app here from Windows Store for free.

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  • James

    Absolutely love OneNote! Awesome update too! Like the new navigation view!

  • PoohGQ

    ..”OneNote app for Windows 8 devices in Windows Store” or simply known as “OneNote MX” (Metro eXperience)

  • Wtechrover

    Preparing for Surface Mini…

  • Vương Vi-Nhuyễn – 王微軟

    For some reason mine doesn’t function, and it never functioned since I’ve downloaded it since 2012… here is the screen I get, and I’ve tried everything from re-installing it, to working the charms bar, to altering what it synchronizes, on the desktop (Microsoft OneNote 2010, and Microsoft OneNote 2013, respectively) and Windows Phone (Microsoft OneNote Mobile 2010, and Microsoft OneNote 2013, respectively) it does work, but not the Windows Store applications………………………….

    • Vương Vi-Nhuyễn – 王微軟

      For some reason it didn’t load the first time………… again. (–_–)

      • Vương Vi-Nhuyễn – 王微軟

        and again. (–_–) The image doesn’t show up but it says ”hang on while we’re getting your notes”, it has been saying this since 2012………….

  • Willem Evenhuis

    stroke eraser. Interesting as most wacom pens already support a built in eraser on the top/back of the pen. Still waiting for ink-to-text recognition. This should be high on their priorities list by now.