10 Reasons to Love OneNote

1. It saves as you work.

2. You can have a 3-ring-binder without a hole punch.

3. It likes to share.

  • On network
  • Via email
  • Internet

4. It helps you get organized.

  • Outlook – Tasks, Appointments, Contacts
  • Searching
  • Color coordinating

5. It plays nicely with others.

  • MS Office Apps- Copy & paste, send to Word
  • Acrobat – Print to OneNote, Send to PDF
  • Internet – Save as HTML, Clipping Tool

6. It likes multimedia.

  • Insert Audio Recording
  • Insert Video Recording
  • Insert Hyperlink
  • Insert Links to shortcuts

7. It’s great for meetings.

  • Send from Outlook to OneNote
  • Audio recordings
  • Shared notebooks
  • Emailing notes directly from application (If you use Outlook)

8. You can customize it.

  • Adding Drawings, highlighting, ink (View –> Toolbars)
  • Customize how pages look (lines, grid paper, etc.)
  • Preinstalled templates (Format –> Templates)
  • Online templates

9. You can search your sticky notes and file them (side notes).

10. It likes to read.

  • Converts handwriting to text if you use a TabletPC.
  • Searches images for text.
  • Can make text in many PDFs printed to OneNote searchable.

Helpful Resources:

Thanks to @mathfaery and @demetri for your suggestions.