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MagicalPad is an essential iPad app for taking freeform notes as well as creating outlines and checklists.

What's New

New Features:
1. Arrange and nest pages with unlimited hierarchy levels. Expand & collapse pages. Best for Project/Topic/Notes kind of structure.
2. Added numbering for mind mapping and outline items (1.2.3.4 and A.B.C.D.)
3. Added collapsible sections to the side panel for better management and visualization of info panel

Many bug fixes.

Automatic Sync is coming next.

App Description

Visual Notes. ALL IN ONE - Mind Mapping, Outliner Pro, Visual Notes, Visual Task Manager. ***** GET THE MAC VERSION FROM THE APP STORE TODAY.
"Best Back to School app" by Students and Teachers.
Visually manage your notes, ideas, mind maps, outlines, checklist and tasks for school, personal and business needs.

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Released an update to Apple - waiting for review for better support of IOS8

- AWARDS ------------------------
PC Magazine - "25 Best Small Business Apps"
CNet - "Intuitive no matter your pursuit"
148apps.com - "Essential iPad app"

Five key functions that make MagicalPad unique notes productivity app.

1. VISUAL NOTES. FULL-FEATURED NOTE-TAKING & AUTHORING
Freeform notes - Place textboxes, outlines mind maps, photos, and drawings anywhere on the page. Brainstorm for an essay, write class or meeting notes, or make lists. Merge and split outlines and easily drag/drop ideas anywhere. Double-tap to create textboxes anywhere then drag them to outlines and mindmaps to structure and prioritize your ideas.

2. ADVANCED MIND-MAPPING
Advanced mindmapping tools that allow you more freedom in brainstorming and creative note taking. Place unlimited mind-maps and outlines anywhere on the same page and convert freely from mindmap to outline and vice versa, or have a hybrid mindmap of topics and outlines on the same map.

3. POWERFUL OUTLINING
Powerful outlining capabilities that allow you to structure your ideas and move them around the page. You can merge and split outlines, lists, mindmap branches, attach images, drawings, files and more. You can easily drag/drop to prioritize and vote for your best idea. Format background, border and fonts for better visualization of your content.

4. VISUAL TASK MANAGEMENT
Visual task manager is a powerful task management engine that sits within outlines and mind maps enabling you to visually manage your tasks like a dashboard. You can quickly add icons, tags, set due dates, reminders, priority and add attachments to topics, tasks and notes.

5. DEDICATED TASK-VIEW
Yes, just like your favorite task management app. You can track your tasks in a very focused manner. Focus on a specific date, context, tag, notebook or page. Freely edit and manage tasks and switch between page view to task view at any time.

THIS IS WHERE MAGIC COMES FROM...
While these functions are powerful on their own, the real magic comes from having them all connected in front of you on the same app on the same page.

- HIGHLIGHTED FEATURES ------------------------
•Freeform notes. Place textboxes, outlines mind maps, photos, and drawings anywhere on the page
•Simple input. Just type and hit enter to add topics.
•Unlimited mindmaps outlines and notes on the same page.
•Convert freely from mindmap to outline and vice versa.
•Add task info, icons, tags, and more to any element
•Drag & drop to merge or split oultines, branches and mindmaps
•Create mindmap of outlines and regular nodes
•Manage your tasks like a dashboard from within beautifully formatted outlines and mindmaps
•Switch to task view for a more focused task management and filter by dates, tags, etc.
•Attach drawings & hand notes, photos, and many document types including PDFs, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Apple Pages, Numbers and KeyNote documents.
•Export in a variety of formats including OPML, PDF, JPEG, RTF and TXT.
•Export via email, Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud and Evernote
•Import content from Email, Dropbox, Google Drive and iCloud.
•Share to Twitter and Facebook.

- TYPICAL USES ------------------------
•Note taking
•Mind mapping
•Outlining
•GTD
•Tasks & to dos
•Brainstorming.
•Project planning
•Goal setting
•Meetings
•Research
•Dashboarding

- SUPPORT & FEEDBACK ------------------------
support@magicalpad.com or visit www.magicalpad.com/support

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

August 13, 2014 Price Decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
July 27, 2014 Price Decrease: $3.99 -> FREE!
July 26, 2014 Price Decrease: $9.99 -> $3.99
November 30, -0001 Initial Release

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