Nebo: Specifications


Type of app– Handwriting-converting note-taking app
Age Rating4+
DeveloperMyScript
Privacy Policy
App Support
App PrivacyData Linked to You: Contact info, Identifiers, Usage Data, Usage Data, Diagnostics
Data Not Linked to You: User Content, Identifiers
Supported OSiPadOS 13.0 or later
Windows 10 version 16299.0 or higher
Xbox One
Android 6.0 and up
PriceFree for iPadOS with in-app purchases
$9.99 for Windows
$11.99 for Android
Size154.3 MB
LanguagesEnglish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
Storage Used82 MB for 23 notebooks (called Pages in the app)
Organisation3 Levels: Collections, Notebooks & Pages
User Interface– Minimalist, even though it has 1 1/2 toolbars
PagesSizes: Infinite for freeform pages, undetermined for Nebo pages
Orientation: Portrait only
Colours: White only
Templates: Lined only
Adjust: Line spacing (1.2-2.0)
Writing toolsType: Somewhere between a fountain and ballpoint pen
Sizes: 6, fixed
Colours: Infinite custom options
Zoom tool– Nebo pages have no zoom capabilities
– Freeform pages support zoom gestures
TextInput: Keyboard
– No font options
– Lists: numbered, bulleted, checklists
Line spacing: 1.2-2.0
– Mix text with handwriting
Highlighter– Behind text/ink
– Smart highlighter
– Doesn’t layer
Eraser– Per stroke and per pixel
Sizes: 6, fixed
– Erase with gestures
Lasso tool– Cut, Copy, Delete, Bold, Highlight, Indent, List
– Change colour
– Convert handwriting to text
– Drag & drop
– Move selection across pages
Items added to notes– Images, Sketches, Diagrams, Math, Freeform sections
Scans – Can’t scan pages
ShapesRegular: circles, ellipses, triangles, parallelograms, rectangles, squares, trapezoids, rhombuses
– Some irregular, straight and angled arrows, curved lines
– Translucent blue autofill
– Option to leave shape as a doodle
– Doodle shapes have no autofill
Photos– Supported formats unknown
– Resize
– No rotation
– Wrap text around photos
– Stretch and shrink
Scrolling– Vertical
MultitaskingType: Split view, one instance in Slide over
PDF AnnotationDoes not recognise: hyperlinks, table of contents
– Export PDF with/out annotations
ICR– Converts handwriting to text (primary function of the app)
– 66 Supported languages
– Search through handwritten notes
ICR LanguagesAfrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Azeri, Basque, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cebuano (Philippines), Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional (Hong Kong), Chinese Traditional (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (Canada), English (Philippines), English (South Africa), English (United Kingdom), English (United States), Estonian, Filipino (Philippines), Finnish, Flemish, French (Canada), French (France), Gaelic, Galician, Georgian, German (Austria), German (Germany), Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malagasy (Madagascar), Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish (Colombia), Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Spain), Swahili (Tanzania), Swedish, Tatar, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
iPadOS Support– Split view
Presentation ModeNo presentation mode
CollaborationCreate a My Script account to use the feature
Invite via email, link
– Private & public access to shared documents
Collaborate on notes (called Pages in the app)
– No real-time collaboration. Learn more
Universal Search– Search through the handwriting
– Search specific folders
Unique featuresGestures
– Dedicated handwriting-converting app
– Custom dictionary
– Mix handwriting and text is one word, sentence or paragraph
Exporting Formats: Text, PDF, Word, Nebo, PNG, SVG
– Preview content
– Export multiple documents as individuals or combine them into one file
– Exclude annotations
Settings– No auto-backup
Manual backup format: Native
– Custom dictionary
Nebo: specifications