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Simplenote for Mac

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Download Simplenote 2.19

Simplenote for Mac

  -  7.2 MB  -  Open Source
  • Latest Version

    Simplenote 2.19 LATEST

  • Review by

    Juan Garcia

  • Operating System

    macOS 10.14 Mojave or later

  • User Rating

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  • Author / Product

    Automattic / External Link

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Simplenote for Mac is an easy way to keep notes, lists, ideas and more for your Mac. Your notes stay in sync with all of your devices for free. Simplenote for macOS is a note-taking application with markdown support. In addition to cross-platform apps, it can be accessed via most web browsers. Light, clean, and free. Simplenote is now available for iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, Linux, and the web.

Features and Highlights

Use it everywhere
Your notes stay updated across all your devices. No buttons to press. It just works.

Stay organized
Find notes quickly with instant searching and simple tags.

Work together
Share a list, post some instructions, or publish your thoughts.

Go back in time
Your notes are backed up when you change them. Just drag the version slider to go back in time.

Instantly search
Type what you’re looking for, and your list updates instantly. You’ll never misplace an important thought again.

It’s free
Backups, syncing, sharing — it’s all completely free.

Note: Requires Simplenote account.

Also Available: Download Simplenote for Windows

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What's new in this version:

Simplenote 2.19
- Fixed an issue with horizontal clipping where the last character at the end of the line wasn't displayed completely
- Font size step has been decreased to 1pt

Simplenote 2.18
- Added preferences menu to centralize app options and customizations

Simplenote 2.17
- Bug fixes

Simplenote 2.16
- Bug fixes

Simplenote 2.15.1
- In app account deletion: Now you can delete your account from the app

Simplenote 2.14
- New Status Bar: Lets you quickly know what's your Tags / Notes selection
- The new Status Bar can also be hidden via Settings
- Tags Editor is now scrollable, making more room for the editor when appropriate
- You can now insert Checklists right from the Editor's Toolbar

Simplenote 2.13
- Pressing Shift + Tab will now de-indent items in a list

Simplenote 2.11
- Fixed a bug that caused double click over the SearchBar to fail
- Simplenote Icons have been revamped

Simplenote 2.10
- Fixed a UI glitch in the authentication screen

Simplenote 2.9
- Updated keyboard shortcuts

Simplenote 2.8
- Searching for a note is showing relevant excerpts
- Search keywords are highlighted in the editor
- Add search map to the editor
- SearchBar has been relocated into the Notes List
- SearchBar UI was adjusted
- Fixed a bug that Zoomed the window when double clicking on the Search Bar

Simplenote 2.7
- New account verification screen
- Apple Silicon support

Simplenote 2.6
- New Sidebar Toolbar Action
- New Big Sur Iconset
- New Search Toolbar Action
- New Notes List Sort Modes
- New Search Sort Bar
- Notes List now display row separators
- Notes List will now animate content changes
- Search Results are now global
- Search Results will now display the Creation or Modification date when appropriate
- Updated Color Palette
- Entering Search Mode now displays automatically the Notes List
- Exiting Focus Mode will now restore the previous Sidebar State
- Full Width Line Length is now enabled by default
- Fixed a bug that affected Multiple Selection in Big Sur
- Fixed a bug that caused an artifact to show up in the SplitView dividers
- Fixed a bug that caused the Editor's Scrollbar to get clipped
- Fixed a bug that caused Line Height to be inconsistent in Empty Documents
- Fixed a bug that caused an unexpected jump in the Tags List
- Fixed a bug that caused the Tags List to go blank upon tag rename
- Fixed a bug that prevented the Window from Maximizing / Minimizing on double click
- Fixed a bug that caused the Editor Scroll Offset to jump

Simplenote 2.5
- Fixed a bug that caused the Metrics UI to display overlapped text
- Removed Main Window's Titlebar
- Adopted BigSur Inset Style
- Relocated Search Bar
- Minimum required OS is now 10.14
- Tags and Toolbar headers now display a blur effect

Simplenote 2.4
- Note Details now also display inbound references

Simplenote 2.0.0
- Updated Tags limit to up to 256 characters
- Fixed a crash while handling right clicks in the Tags List

Simplenote 1.12
- Refreshed the Tags Editor Interface!
- New Scroll Support in the Tags Editor area
- Implements Untagged Notes Filter
- New Note Metrics Interface
- Relocated Editor Actions into the new More Actions Menu
- Fixed a layout bug that affected the Tags List

Simplenote 1.11
- New Privacy Notice for California Users

Simplenote 1.10
- Simplenote now requires macOS 10.13 or higher
- Updated Checklist Icons
- Fixed a crash related to Text Linkification and Undo Support
- Fixed several Undo issues when dealing with Checklists

Simplenote 1.9.1
- Fixed a bug that caused the entire document to become linkified

Simplenote 1.9
- Fixed an issue affecting multibyte characters
- Fixed a bug in which Checklist Icons were disappearing
- Fixed a bug in which the Trash couldn't be emptied with a right click action
- Checklists now will grow in size, and match your selected font
- Checklists now will properly work in macOS 10.11 and 10.12

Simplenote 1.8.1
- Fixed a bug that caused notes with specific emoji sequences to crash the app

Simplenote 1.8
- Fixed a bug that caused emojis to disappear
- Fixed a bug that crashed the app at launch
- Fixed a bug that caused certain emojis combinations to crash the app

Simplenote 1.7
- Speed is important: with this version we made Simplenote MacOS faster than ever

Simplenote 1.6.1
- Fixed a bug that could cause high CPU usage on recent macOS versions

Simplenote 1.6
- Overall stability and speed improved

Simplenote 1.5.0
- Overall stability and speed improved

Simplenote 1.4.2
Fixes an issue related to displaying links in the note editor

Simplenote 1.4.1
- A better way to keep track of your tasks? Check! We've added an all-new Checklists feature to the app. Look for the "Insert Checklist" option in the "Format" menu to add a Checklist to your notes.

Simplenote 1.4.0
You can now sort the tags list alphabetically from the "View" menu

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