Amanote is a smooth-running, Electron-based piece of software that provides you with all the necessary tools and features to annotate you slides as fast and as efficiently as possible.
Straight off, it becomes evident that this app is mainly intended for users that often host presentations, lectures, and conferences, as it allows them to swiftly take structured notes on the support material, for future improvements or further discussions.
Getting started with Amanote is hardly challenging but do keep in mind that you require an Amanote account in order to log in. Once logged in, the first thing you will notice is the app's well thought-out interface. The app's main window is basically split into two main parts.
On the left, there's a section dedicated to your slides with a comprehensive top toolbar that allows you to open new projects, save already existing ones, and kit with annotation tools (think of them as the fluorescent markers you probably use when studying for an exam).
Please note that, if you go for the Premium package, you can take advantage of a set of advanced features such as synchronized audio recording, a timer feature and an analytical and statistical system for your slides.
Having said that, on the right side of them main window, you can see the note-taking area. You can think of this area as a typical text editor with a few useful features. Besides quickly adding and editing text, you can also insert mathematical formulas, drawings, tables, charts, code snippets, and many others.
Last but not least, Amanote also makes it possible for you to use cloud storage and sharing services to synchronize your notes (it automatically integrates with OneDrive on Windows 10).
Taking everything into account, Amanote really is an efficient and well-designed application that will surely come in handy for users who regularly host presentations and want a quick way to take notes and annotate their slides.
What's best about this app is that it has a clear purpose and it doesn't overwhelm you with dozens of features just for the sake of feeling more comprehensive. It just provides you with a simple and efficient way to take notes and annotate your slides, as well as export, backup and even share them with others, and that's about it.