notes

Note-taking application, write down your thoughts.

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License
mpl-2.0
Category
Usecase
Notetaking
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About

Notes

Notes is an open source and cross-platform note-taking app that is both beautiful and powerful.

Website: get-notes.com

Screenshots

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Features Overview

  • Native app (written in C++ with Qt).
  • Turn your Markdown tasks into a beautiful Kanban board.
  • Fast and beautiful.
  • Fully open source and cross-platform (Linux, macOS, Windows).
  • Completely private - tracks nothing.
  • Folders and tags. Organize your ideas hierarchically using nested folders and universally using tags.
  • Markdown Support. Format text without lifting your hands from the keyboard.
  • Different themes. Switch between Light, Dark, and Sepia.
  • Feed View. Select multiple notes to see them all one after another in the editor.
  • Always runs in the background. Use the hotkey Win+Shift+N to summon Notes. Ctrl+N for macOS.
  • Keyboard shortcuts. Meant to have the option to be used solely with a keyboard (but more work needs to be done on that).
  • What feature will you contribute?

Keyboard shortcuts

All keyboard shortcuts are documented here.

Pro Version

To support our open source development you can purchase a Pro Version license that will allow you to edit inside the Kanban view and recieve free Pro version updates for a year. You can also donate money either through Github Sponsors, or Patreon, or put a bounty on specific issues using Bountysource. If you wish, you can access all Pro features at no cost by building the app from source. See "Building from source" below.

Building from source

We have specific instructions for Windows, macOS and Linux (and we also provide build options).

Database path

The notes database and settings file are stored in:

OS Path

Windows %APPDATA%\Awesomeness

Linux

~/.config/Awesomeness
~/snap/notes/current/.config/Awesomeness (Snap)
~/.var/app/io.github.nuttyartist.notes/config/Awesomeness (Flatpak)

macOS ~/.config/Awesomeness

Contributors Developers:

Alex Spataru
Ali Diouri
David Planella
Diep Ngoc
Guilherme Silva
Thorbjørn Lindeijer
Tuur Vanhoutte
Waqar Ahmed

Designers:

Kevin Doyle

And to the many of our beloved users who keep sending us feedback, you are an essential force in helping us improve, thank you!

Roadmap

A sneak peek at what we’re stirring up next.

  • Mobile app using the same code base (adaptable app).
  • Replace database with support for arbitrary folder.
  • Our own built-in syncing.
  • Export/import .txt files.
  • Advanced blocks editor.
  • Browser version using Qt for WebAssembly.
  • Much, much more.

Notes makes use of the following third-party libraries:

Notes makes use of the following open source fonts:

  • Roboto
  • Source Sans Pro
  • Trykker
  • Mate
  • iA Writer Mono
  • iA Writer Duo
  • iA Writer Quattro
  • Font Awesome
  • Material Symbols

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