iAnnotate PDF App – On Sale

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iAnnotate PDF App, developed by Branchfire, Inc. is currently on sale for 1.99 (not sure how long!),  regularly 9.99. A PDF management app, iAnnotate’s features are numerous and well suited to students in upper elementary through secondary school:

  • Annotate with text boxes, highlighting and drawing tools
  • Customize the tool bars (great when used with younger students to reduce tools offered)
  • Workflow to Google Drive, Dropbox, Sky Drive, Box and more
  • Create new PDF’s with different backgrounds (graph, lined, blank)
  • Organize your PDF files with a folder system
  • Easy navigation with tab system and folder organization
  • Wrist guard tool when handwriting or keyboarding

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This app has been a recent  choice as a form filling app for our students with dysgraphia. iAnnotate provides a number of features such as the ability to create folders  to organize documents and the ability to customize/simplify the tool bars, reducing the difficulty of use by younger students. iAnnotate also provides the type of choices for workflow needed in our school district  allowing transferring the document to Google Drive, Drop Box or by email.

Fore more information on using the iPad with a scanner and annotation app to complete  worksheets for students with significant handwriting challenges see the previous post “Creating Fillable Worksheets with Writing and Scanning Apps“.

iAnnotate PDF app provides many tools, an organization system and great workflow options. It is a worthwhile app at 9.99 and a real deal at 1.99! iAnnotate PDF is also available for Android.

More for your teaching or OT mTool Kit.


About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, ATP, CATIS

OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary students and work environments for adult clients. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision, USC Davis Executive Certificate in Home Modifications, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education, and home environments. A 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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