CourseNotes 2.5 for Mac Improves Note Taking and Outlining Capabilities

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[] Cambridge, Massachusetts - Dear Panda LLC has announced the release of CourseNotes 2.5 for Mac, the note-taking app popular in classrooms around the world with both students and educators alike. The latest version of CourseNotes takes note-taking on the Mac to the next level with true rich-text editing features including support for text highlighting, font colors and improved outining capabilities.

Dear Panda today also announced an update to CourseNotes for iPad. Version 3.5 of the iPad app adds the same rich text formatting features found in the Mac app. This not only allows for students on the Mac to take advantage of the same organizational tools found in the Mac version, but also provides seamless syncing of notes between the Mac and the iPad while maintaining all of their formatting.

CourseNotes 3.5 also adds support for the iPad 3's new Retina Display. The new crystal clear graphics and print-like clarity of the text truly makes for an engaging note-taking experience that is only heightened by the new colors and rich-text editing capabilities.

As part of Dear Panda's special offer to educators, a limited supply of promo codes are available to qualified educators to download CourseNotes for free. To inquire about the free promo codes, educators are being asked to send their name, school affiliation and how they plan to use CourseNotes in the classroom to Dear Panda.

Feature list
* Take text notes, import PDFs and other images, and create TODO lists
* Keep notes organized notes by subject and class meeting
* Syncs wirelessly with CourseNotes for iPad
* Underline, bold or italicize text and change font sizes in notes
* Highlight text and change font colors for better outlining
* Take summaries with bullet-lists for better note organization
* Take notes in fullscreen mode (requires Mac OS X Lion)

Device Requirements
* Requires Mac OS X 10.6 or later

Pricing and Availability:
CourseNotes 2.5 sells for $7.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and is available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store in the Education category. Volume discounts are available for educational institutions through Apple's App Store Volume Purchase Program. Members of the media can get a free copy of CourseNotes for review or evaluation by contacting Dear Panda and requesting a promo code.

Dear Panda L.L.C., makers of CourseNotes for the iPad, is located in Cambridge, MA. With the needs of students in mind, Dear Panda aims to build tools that enable learning and collaboration using mobile and web technologies. Now on it's third major release, CourseNotes for the iPad is shifting from a simple note-taking app to a must-have classroom tool. For more information visit CourseNotes online. Copyright (C) 2010 Dear Panda L.L.C.. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


Jon Klein

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