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Minutes.io

Note Taking and Sharing


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Published 08/19/2011 and rated Ratingstars3 3 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

Minutes.io allows users to take notes quickly and painlessly. The application is intended to provide users with a simple meeting note taking tool. The application works with keyboard navigation and is tablet computer friendly. Minutes.io is also equipped with smart data entry capabilities. Users can take notes online or locally when no internet connection is available. The user’s note drafts are saved in their browser and are automatically sent when the user has access to the internet again. Meeting minutes created using Minutes.io can be sent to all attendees or published using secret URLs generated by the application. Additional features are planned for the near future, including custom summaries that allow the user to receive an email with a list of their to do items. White label features will also be made available for corporate users.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Minutes.io was created in 2011. The application was intended to provide a simple, effective solution for meeting note takers. The application addresses the common communication problem that is often experienced after meetings. Solutions are discussed, however after the meeting items are easily overlooked and many times no meeting notes are sent to attendees. Minutes.io allows the note taker to quickly add important items and email them or share them with a private URL. The application has seen many updates and also mentions upcoming features planned for the near future.

What are the differences to other apps?

Minutes.io stands out because it is one of the easiest note taking tools available. The user does not have to log in. By visiting the Minutes.io page, the user can immediately access the not taking tool and get started. The interface is extremely user friendly, yet still manages to offer an array of convenient features. Users have multiple sharing options to pass notes around after the meeting.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The note taking tool offered by Minutes.io is very easy to understand. The user is presented with a virtual piece of white paper against a textured grey background. The word “Meeting” is automatically populated in the title area. The user can edit this however they like just by clicking on it and typing. Meeting.io automatically generates the date and time below the title, with an optional “where” space that the user can click on to fill in a location. The top of the page also provides a minute taker and attendees’ area that can be edited the same way. Below, a solid black header bar helps the page stay organized with an area to add to do list items, notes for each item, owner name and when the item is due.

How does the registration process work?

Minutes.io does not require users to create an account to use its service. This is definitely a good thing. Users can easily jump on the website and get started taking notes right away. This minimum hassle approach makes Minutes.io a very appealing option for professionals. The user’s browser saves data, so the user does not have to worry about losing notes after the meeting is over.

What does it cost to use the application?

There is no account requirement for Minutes.io, so naturally there is no fee for the service. All users can access the note taking tool and other features for free. The user only hast o visit the Minutes.io website to get started. Every visitor is given the same level of access. This is another great benefit offered by Minutes.io.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Anyone who needs to take notes could appreciate Minutes.io. The application is easy to use, even for a novice computer user. There are no fees and no account required so the user never has to worry about holding up the meeting schedule to start their note taking tool. Sharing tools after the fact allow the user to pass notes along to anyone who needs them. The cost and functionality of Minutes.io are sure to make it attractive for small businesses and organizations.

  • Take notes without logging in
  • Access all features for free
  • Share notes by email or private URL
  • Record notes locally without an internet connection
  • Save notes in the user’s browser


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