A place for great ideas.
Notes is designed for whatever’s on your mind.
Jot down your thoughts.
Folders and Tags.
Organize your ideas hierarchically using nested folders and universally using tags.
With Markdown you can create beautifully formatted notes without lifting your hands from the keyboard.
Different themes for different moods.
Switch between Light, Dark, and Sepia themes according to your mood.
Select multiple notes to see them all one after another in the editor.
Search at the speed of light.
With instantaneous search, you will find what you're looking for right away.
Write a thought right when it hits you.
Notes is always in the background, waiting for a thought to hit you. Use:
to summon Notes instantly
('control' + n on macOS)
With Auto Save no crash will take your thoughts away from you.
And 'ctrl-s' is part of the past.
There is something wonderful in writing.
We believe it's the ability of words to create emotionally,
inspiring and thrilling stories.
Notes was created on top of that belief.
It's your place to express yourself.
Notes is working on Windows, macOS, and Linux.
Win + SHIFT + N (Windows) Toggle Notes' window visibility
Ctrl + N (macOS) Toggle Notes' window visibility
Meta + SHIFT + N Toggle Notes' window visibility
Ctrl + N Create a new note
Ctrl + D Delete selected note
Ctrl + F Select the 'Search' box
Ctrl + E Erase the text in 'Search' box
Ctrl + L Set focus on notes list
Ctrl + Down Set focus on notes list and
select one note down
Ctrl + Up Set focus on notes list and
select one note Up
Ctrl + K Toggle 'stay on top'
Ctrl + J Toggle 'notes' panel visibility
Ctrl + A Select all listed notes
Down Select one note down
Up Select one note up
Enter Set focus on the selected
Ctrl + Shift + F Switch to fullscreen
Ctrl + Shift + L Maximize the application
Ctrl + Shift + M Minimize the application
Ctrl + Q Quit Notes
Ctrl + Shift + S Toggle Editor Settings' window visibility
Ctrl + Shift + J Toggle 'notes' panel visibility
F10 Toggle visibility of the dots menu
Text formatting shortcuts
Ctrl + ` Wrap current word or selection into ` ` (code)
Ctrl + B Wrap current word or selection into ** ** (bold)
Ctrl + I Wrap current word or selection into * * (italic)
Ctrl + S Wrap current word or selection into ~ ~ (strikethrough)
Ctrl + Shift + - Decrease heading size
Ctrl + Shift + + Increase heading size
Ctrl + (1 ... 6) Set a specific heading size
Ctrl + \ Remove formatting from current word or selection
While using Notes you can be sure that every detail was meticulously chosen. Every decision, from the place of one pixel, to a new feature, was chosen with the goal in mind of making the best tool for you. And we'll keep on doing that.
Open Source and Zero Tracking.
Our app is open source, which means the code is available for everyone to see. On top of that, our app doesn't track your behavior.