Introduction to OrbitNote
OrbitNote allows you to transform and interact with PDFs in a completely different way.
The best way to start playing around with OrbitNote is to add the browser extension to your Chrome browser. Follow the link below to install the extension.
OrbitNote makes PDFs accessible and actionable. You can use OrbitNote to access its useful tools, such as text to speech, highlighting and vocabulary support with the PDF.
Once you have installed the OrbitNote Chrome extension,
OrbitNote includes many features that can assist you with your learning using PDFs:
Text to Speech: Reads words, passages, or whole documents aloud with easy-to-follow dual colour highlighting.
Text: Lets you type text on top of the PDF
Pushpin: Ideal for making notes or adding instructions or other helpful hints to a PDF assignment
Freehand Drawing: To scribble and draw on your PDF to complete assignments or highlight important information.
Shapes Drawing: For creating circles, rectangles and lines with customised lines and fill colour.
Text and Voice comments: For collaboration, showing understanding and giving feedback
Highlighters: Collect highlights from text in documents or the web for summarising research and to create bibliographies.
Watch this short video of these features in action: