How to Import your Notes from Evernote to OneNote

Bought a new Windows Phone? Or own a Surface Pro? Or just upgraded to Windows 10? Then you must have definitely loved how Microsoft has worked hard on integrating OneNote to the core of Windows 10, and how it syncs seamlessly across devices. One such example of hard core integration of OneNote can be seen on the Surface Pro. On Surface it is very easy to take notes using OneNote! Just click the eraser button on Surface Pen and it fires OneNote for you. It’s that easy and convenient! More on this here.

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Now, if you were using Evernote which is one of the best Note taking app, you would want to transfer those apps to OneNote, and copying and pasting each note to OneNote is heck of a task. And if you have multiple Notebooks then better just forget about it! In this case, this handy tool called Evernote2Onenote comes to help. It lets you import all your notes to OneNote in a few simple steps. Have a look at the steps below.

Steps to import Evernote notes to OneNote:

Getting things ready:
  • Evernote2Onenote does not require installation. It can be run from any place. Just double-click on the file to run it.
  • It requires .NET Framework 4.6. You can get this via Windows update or directly from here.

Starting off:

  • Evernote2Onenote requires that both Evernote and OneNote are installed on your system. Also, at least OneNote 2013 or 2016 is required.
  • You will need desktop version of both the apps should be installed, and not the Store app.

Using the app:

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  • Start Evernote2Onenote, then select the notebook you want to import into OneNote from the combo box. Then click on Start button and wait until the importing is finished.

Using CMD:

  • Go to Start menu and type “cmd“.
  • Type Evernote2Onenote.exe <NotebookName> <Date>. For eg, Evernote2Onenote.exe Grocery lsit 01-01-2015
  • Specify the notebook to import and the date from which on notes should be imported. Don’t forget to specify date else everything will be imported.

That’s it! Now enjoy all your Evernote notes on OneNote.

Download:

Evernote2Onenote is open source application for Windows. You can get the source code from the SourceForge project page. The source is in a subfolder for the EvImSync project since a lot of the code is similar to that project.

Not a developer? and just want the compiled application, then get it from here.

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