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Onenote-type import PDF feature in a Mac app?

I am aware that Onenote is not available for the Mac (not without running Windows in Parallels etc.), but I have switched and I'm looking for an alternative. There are a lot of nice note-taking apps out there for the Mac and I've tried a bunch (currently have DevonThink and OmniOutliner as my main choices).

But the Onenote feature I'm *really* missing that none of these apps have is the ability to import a PDF file, split the pages into separate images, and then stick them in a Onenote document (and you can choose whether you want a separate page for each page of the PDF or make it tile down vertically).

The classes I'm taking notes in all have very content-heavy PDF/Powerpoint presentations that I really need to have right next to the text notes I'm taking. In Onenote, that was easy since I'd just take notes below the corresponding images.

Does anyone know if there's an app for OS X that lets you do this? It's so critical for me I'm considering buying Parallels and installing OneNote just for that (haven't needed to use Parallels otherwise).

For reference I've tried out the following note-taking/organizers: KIT, Notae, Circus Ponies' Notebook, Notetaker, DevonThink, OmniOutliner.


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