In Pictures: Evernote Touch vs. Microsoft OneNote

Which apps works better on Windows 8 touchscreens?

OneNote implements a radial menu UI for its editing tool that Microsoft developed to make their suite of Office brand applications (which includes OneNote) easier to use on a touchscreen. We found it preferable to Evernote’s editing tool. For example, when you double-tap on a word, highlighting it, a circle with the letter “A” inside appears near it. Tap this and a circular tool pops open from the encircled “A” which has buttons to change the text (color, font, size and style) and its formatting. This GUI is also used throughout OneNote to let you perform other tasks, such as copying-and-pasting, and adding elements (images or tables) to a page.

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