Microsoft now lets you import Evernote content into OneNote on the Mac

Microsoft Evernote importer

Earlier this summer Evernote limited the free tier of its note-taking service to use on just two devices while raising prices for its paid plans. While the move was clearly intended to make Evernote’s business more sustainable, reaction from a lot of vocal users was to switch from Evernote to OneNote or Apple Notes. Now Microsoft has responded with a new import tool that lets OneNote users pull in content from Evernote.

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Microsoft says that so far 71 million pages have been imported from Evernote to OneNote since March, and now the importer tool is available on the Mac. You can find a tutorial for how to move from Evernote to OneNote here.

The pitch here is that OneNote is available on the web, Mac, iPhone, iPad, and even Apple Watch without charging a mult-device premium.

Microsoft is also pitching that Evernote’s premium service costs the same as its Office 365 subscription which includes productivity apps:

Following Evernote’s recent price changes—their Premium offer ($69.99/year) is now the same price as Office 365 Personal ($69.99/year). Office 365 gives you OneNote, plus all the Office apps you know and love that are always up to date, and 1 TB of cloud storage.

Apple also made migrating from Evernote to its own Notes app possible with a new import option on OS X 10.11.4 and iOS 9.3 earlier this year. The process is fairly simple; you can find out tutorial for how to move from Evernote to Apple Notes here if you’re looking to make the switch but don’t use OneNote.

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