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What is it?

  • Inkodo is a multifunctional productivity tool that also functions as an electronic notepad.

What is its purpose?

Inkodo has a variety of design-specific features and functionalities. These could include:

  • Note creation: users can write new notes in the form of text or handwriting. Formatting settings such as text styles, font sizes, and colors are available through the app. Depending on the device, drawing with a stylus, fingers, or a computer mouse is possible. Users can also use an active stylus and touch gestures to zoom or manipulate the page.
  • Annotation tools: Inkodo can be used for annotating and marking up documents. Highlighting, underlining, drawing shapes, adding text boxes, and writing comments are examples of these tools.
  • Organization and categorization: Inkodo has options for organizing notes into folders, tags, or categories to help users manage their information more effectively.
  • Export and sharing: Users can export their notes or annotated documents in a variety of formats, such as PDF or image files. Additionally, sharing tools for collaborating with others or distributing work could be provided.
  • Syncing and cloud storage: The software supports device synchronization, allowing users to access their notes and annotations from several platforms. It also interfaces with cloud storage providers to back up and save notes automatically.

How do I use it?

  • Get the free app from the Inkodo Microsoft App .
  • How to teach online with Inkodo is a video tutorial that describes how to use the Inkodo app.
  • All files, as well as any folder on the computer, can be synced and backed up on Microsoft OneDrive online. This app can also be upgraded to a Pro version, which includes additional features and templates.
  • There are numerous features available for editing PDF files and images to meet the needs of users. Exploring all of Inkodo's options for creating a fascinating and informative file is enjoyable and interesting.
  • Pages and books can be saved as images or exported to PDF files.

Why would I use it?

  • Creates things in a distinctive style.
  • Gathers and organizes notes effortlessly.
  • Annotates PDFs or photos.
  • Sketches ideas and keeps a journal.
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Last Modified
08 November 2023
07 November 2022
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Windows 10 or above

Ratings Information

CITL Rating

Select any category below for details about the criteria for each rating.

Functionality: ★★☆
Minor Concerns. This app includes some specialized options, notably the ability to connect to other Inkodo users within the same network for collaborative writing and inking. But there's no option to accommodate any size of a class or create smaller subgroups or communities.
Ease of Use:★★☆
Minor Concerns. Inkodo can be used mostly used by either instructor or learner. Collaborative work can not be done if the instructor and learner are not joining from the same network connection.
Tech Support/Help Availability (for Instructors):★★☆
Minor Concerns. There's a FAQ page available from the developers to the users. But technical support is not available through CITL.
Tech Support/Help Availability (for Students):★★☆
Minor Concerns. FAQ page available from the developers to the users. But, not supported through CITL .
Hypermediality :★★★
Works Well. The tool allows users to communicate through different channels (audio, visual, textual) and allows for non-sequential, flexible/adaptive engagement with material.
Accessibility: ★★★
Accessibility Standards:★★☆
Minor Concerns. There are options to adjust text size and contrast and to use video or audio clips instead of images. But this's only available for Windows OS. Therefore cannot access it through android or iOS.
User-focused participation:★★★
Works Well.
Required Equipment:★★★
Works Well.
Technical: ★★★
Integration/Embedding within a Learning Management System (LMS) :
Not Applicable.This tool is not intended to accomplish embedding or integration
Operating Systems:★★★
Works Well.
Web Browser:★★★
Works Well.
Additional Technical Requirements:★★★
Works Well.
Mobile Design: ★★★
Works Well.
Not Applicable.This app doesn't work for android or ios.
Offline Access:★★★
Works Well.
Usage and Account Set Up: ★★★
Sign Up/Sign In:★★★
Works Well.
Cost of Use:★★★
Works Well.
Archiving, Saving, and Exporting Data :★★★
Works Well. Content can be saved as an image or pdf
Data Privacy and Ownership:★★★
Works Well.
Social Presence: ★★☆
Collaboration :★☆☆
Serious Concerns. Interactivity is limited to users from the same network.
User Accountability:
Not Applicable. Since this tool doesn't support collaboration the tool is not intended to accomplish the goals of a particular category.
Works Well.
Teaching Presence: ★★☆
Works Well.
Works Well.
Learning Analytics:★☆☆
Serious Concerns. The tool does not support the collection of learning analytics.
Cognitive Presence: ★★☆
Enhancement of Cognitive Task(s):★★★
Works Well.
Higher Order Thinking:★★☆
Minor Concerns. Inkodo is designed to provide challenging learning experiences that promote critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity, and other higher-order cognitive abilities. But the interactivity is limited.
Feedback on Learning:★☆☆
Serious Concerns. This tool is not intended to receive or monitor improvements or feedback

Security and Privacy

This service is not offered by Memorial University and has not been reviewed by Information Management and Protection.

Support Information

Other Note(s)

  • Available in 7 languages.
  • System requirement: OS: Windows 10 version 17763.0 or above.
  • Available on PC, Mobile, Surface Hub, and HoloLens.


  •      The Inkodo app was released in 2016.