Write & Organize Your Research Notes Effectively

Avidnote is a note-taking tool for researchers. Easily write and organize your research papers. Get started for free.

Avidnote is recommended by several universities on their websites, including:

Annotate & Mark Papers

Avidnote enables you to quickly take notes of your research articles, highlight text on one side and take notes on the other.

Secure and Searchable

Your notes are stored securely. Easily search through all of your research notes and never worry about misplacing your notes again.

Quick note-taking & more

Take notes quicker with Avidnote. Either upload PDFs or search for research papers directly within Avidnote and start taking notes immediately.

All Your Research Notes in One Place Online

Enables researchers to take more efficient notes.

Where your research lives

Keep all of your research notes, lab notes, field notes and study notes secure, organized, easily searchable and always accessible.

Effective organization

Organize your research using tags. Sort papers by research area, people or any category of your choosing by using tags.

Seemless Integration

Avidnote enables you to find new papers, work with your notes and keep track of your references, in one integrated platform.

Overview of Avidnote - all notes view

Used by researchers from 100+ universities​

Here are some of the universities that our users come from

Works with your citation manager

Avidnote can be used together with your reference management software, including Mendeley and Zotero. You can import or export your bibliography to any citation manager of your choosing. 

Integrated platform

Find your papers, take notes, and keep track of you references.

Focus on writing

Our unique interface allows you to take notes quicker, and keep track of your notes.

How to get Started

It is easy to get started using Avidnote.


Sign up for Free

Use the signup button above to get started using Avidnote.


Upload a PDF article

Upload a PDF paper that you want to study.


Start note-taking

As soon as you've upload a paper, you can taking notes on one side and read your paper on the other.

Are you in Enterprise or R&D?

Avidnote is used by scientists and professionals from a wide range of different disciplines.

Pricing & Plans for Academia

View plans below & get started for free.

Monthly Save 2 months!


  Free license

  50 MB storage

  Regular support

  1 collaborator

   No shared team account

No credit card required


  1 Premium Account

  10 GB storage

  1 Shared Team Account

  Unlimited collaborators

  Premium support

Upgrade by signing up to a free account and go to billing in the settings. For large groups, we offer discounts, please contact us for more info.
Research Group

  Several accounts

  10 GB / user

  1 Shared Team Account

  Unlimited collaborators

  Premium support

  Discount for big groups


To acquire Avidnote for your organization, contact us for more info.

Can we work together on Avidnote?

Yes, if you want to use Avidnote for more than one person, you will need to buy a premium account. Please contact us for more information or if you need to use Avidnote for larger groups.

Do I need to install anything?

No, Avidnote is entirely web based which means that you won’t need to download or install anything. Instead, your notes will be easily accessible by logging in into the web app.

Can I backup my notes?

Yes, you have the ability to write, edit, delete or backup your notes at any time that you choose. You may then download the backup file to your computer.

What about security?

We take the security of your notes seriously. We store your data securely and store them on secure EU data centers that are SSL compliant.

Haven’t got your answer?  Contact our support now

Start taking better notes today

Become part of the growing list of researchers that use Avidnote to write and organize their research.