Visual Notes apps (Comparison)

  • Apps for
  • Brushes 3  (Taptrix)  Free
  • Layers: yes (10)
  • Vector: yes   64 bit
  • Record:  can replay work
  • Comments: 2048×2048,autosave background, share +PSD files w/layers
  • Sketchbook Pro   (Autodesk)  $4.99
  • Layers:  yes but not enough
  • Vector: No but 64 bit
  • Record: Timelapse to record
  • Comments: iOS6 only, icloud support, 100 presets, customizable, reviews say buggy
  • My Brushes Pro    (Effectmatrix)  $4.99
  • Layers: yes unlimited
  • Vector: yes
  • Record: yes on unlimited canvas size, also can re-edit it
  • Comments: unlimited redo/undo, Retina, AutoSAVE,, export file, share to web
  • Neu.notes+    (neu.pen LLC)  $.99
  • Layers: pages not layers
  • Vector: yes
  • Record: support VGA connect to airplay
  • Comments: export vector pdf to Adobe Illus., unlimited redo/undo,share png & pdf
  • Vittle    (Qrayon) 
  • Layers: no
  • Vector: ?
  • Record: **Yes, share FB,YouTube, Vimeo
  • Comments: very easy to use
  • InkFlow     (Qrayon) $7.99 &  Free
  • Layers: no
  • Vector: yes
  • Record: ?
  • Comments: good for brainstorming, Insert txt & jpg, resize, share
Linda McNeil

About Linda McNeil

Linda McNeil is also a professional artist (22 lithographs, 120 etchings, graphics, and artist books) and she maintains her own websites ( or Linda is a media specialist with a master’s degree in Library/Media and Curriculum development. For the past 40+ years she has reviewed books and audiovisual materials for a Tri State YA Reviewing group ( ). In addition, Linda teaches several online courses to teachers for the PA Dept. of Education.