Pencils Down

Pencils Down 3.0

Make up your own tests

Pencils Down is a helpful, free Mac software, that is part of the category Science & Education. View full description

Pencils Down is a helpful, free Mac software, that is part of the category Science & Education.

More about Pencils Down

Since the software has been added to our selection of software and apps in 2006, it has managed to obtain 1,237 downloads, and last week it gained 1 download.

Pencils Down is a not that heavy program that does not require as much free space than many programs in the category Science & Education. It's very heavily used in Switzerland.

Pencils Down is available for users with the operating system Mac OS X and prior versions, and you can download it in English. The software version is 3.0 and its last update happened on 9/29/2006.

Pencils Down allows teachers to create tests quickly and painlessly. Pencils Down takes care of formatting your test for you, saving you from the hassle of setting margins and tabs to get your test to look nice. Pencils Down also allows you to create the test and answer key simultaneously, saving you from having to go back and fill one out again later. Pencils Down 3 offers 5 question types, allowing you to do almost any type of question you can think of. Best of all, Pencils Down beats out other test software by having a user interface that is simple enough to learn in minutes, but attractive enough to use for hours.


  • 5 Question Types, including the new "Informative Text" type.
  • Up to 26 multiple choice responses. (A-Z)
  • More than one correct answer for Multiple Choice.
  • A new, simpler user interface.
  • Header text for anything that needs to be shown before the test.
  • Test preferences for quick finding of any given test.

Pencils Down


Pencils Down 3.0

User reviews about Pencils Down

  • juanmaroy

    by juanmaroy

    "Good, but still missing some features"

    It is the idea I was looking for, but I would like to have some other features. The main one is the "key&qu... More.

    reviewed on March 18, 2011