Best Notes APIs

Take a look at the top Notes APIs that help you make to-do lists, take notes, and more!

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About Notes APIs

API mentions have taken over the mainstream media leaving many wondering what they are exactly and how well they can leverage business operations or save cost. It is for this reason that note-taking APIs have become so popular in the recent past. Notes APIs allow you to organize your thinking, processing, and permanently internalizing them.

What is a Note API?

As the name implies, a note-taking API is a software application coded in a specified programming language that allows users to write, sketch or use their voice on a mobile phone, tablet, or computer device in the expression of ideas or work. The API allows creating, uploading, updating, and delete notes in a simplified way. Note APIs help users not only take notes but also to remain focused, interact, and remember information that otherwise is lost.

How Notes APIs work

The APIs work using the HTTP medium and the response in JSON format. Any user first requests an access key from the developer. The API owner, typically the developer, sending an access token that allows you to integrate the API to your website or software application. With the correct integration and access key, users can use the appropriate endpoints in making requests.

The response is mostly in the JSON format with an index of each note, and the authenticated user has access to whether shared libraries or personal libraries. The note returned shows the user, timestamp of the notes, date created or modified, title, and URL of the notes.


Notes API are used based on the need that the user wants to achieve. Companies that want to share information fast and integrate their notes on different software applications for better efficiency. Individuals who want to secure their notes and customize the interface and navigation when taking notes. Developers who would like to build their product and improve the functionality of their software.

Importance of Notes APIs

  • Easy and simple intuitive interface.
  • Fast integration and collaboration with many applications and software.
  • Supports multiple file formats such as Doc, PDF among others
  • Secure note.
  • Ability to push and modify data.
  • Easy automation of notes.
  • A condensed permanent record for study


The use of note-taking APIs allows fast automation, the addition of images, audio, or checklists, and easy synchronization of notes with cloud services and multiple devices.

Examples of free Note Taking APIs

Examples of free note APIs include Google Keep, Microsoft OneNote, Simplenote, Google Tasks, and CintaNotes.

Best Note APIs

  1. Evernote
  2. GoogleTasks
  3. Quicktate
  4. OneNote
  5. Wunderlist
  6. Newdo
  7. Producteev

Notes APIs SDKs

All Notes APIs are supported and made available in multiple developer programming languages and SDKs including:

  1. Node.js
  2. PHP
  3. Python
  4. Ruby
  5. Objective-C
  6. Java (Android)
  7. C# (.NET)
  8. cURL

Just select your preference from any API endpoints page.

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