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My two previous posts have covered automating actions on files with Hazel and taking notes with the Note Taker HD iPad app. In this post I’ll show you how to automate the process of filing your Note Taker HD notes into a folder on your Mac.

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Ever since getting a new iPad last July I’ve been exploring various note taking apps to determine whether I could successfully make the transition from paper and pen to a purely digital note taking workflow. After purchasing, installing, and spending some time in (Penultimate, Note Taker HD, Notes Plus, and Notability I’ve decided to make Note Taker HD my go to digital note taking system.

Note Taker HD ($4.99 in the iOS App Store) was created by Dan Bricklin who, if you’re as old as Internet dirt like me, you may recognize as one of the PC pioneers who gave the world Visicalc in 1979. In some ways the Note Taker HD interface is decidedly unApple-like. There are many small buttons to tap, but those buttons provide direct access to a host of powerful features. I’d call the interface elegant, but it’s elegant in way that Unix utilities are elegant. That’s not a bad thing, but I can imagine Note Taker HD would have stronger appeal among a slightly geekier set of users. (Hey, that’s me.)

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