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Jotz is a note pad that isn't a spreadsheet or datebook. It follows the model of the Classic Note Pad, while extending the Pad's capabilities appropriately for OS X. You can use Jotz just like the Classic Note Pad, or you can explore its additional features. You choose.

What's New

Version 13.60u:
  • This version of Jotz fixes a bug that could cause a crash during Copy/Paste under undefined circumstances. Thanks to Tom Garcia for reporting this and for helping me to get the issue resolved despite my inability to reproduce it locally.

Requirements

Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later

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Awful, klunky, unintuitive interface. I mean, THE worst I think I've seen. Bloatware. I can see it suiting someone willing to immerse themself in one app, but I just can't be bothered. It has many, many extremely customized features, but you must jump through hoops to find and use them. The menus are crowded, the formatting a mess. I've also had trouble with license codes. I absolutely hate working with it. It is now not cooperating with Dropbox (an AMAZING app) and that is the last straw.

Why do I use it? Well, I paid for it ($$), I like the autosave and support for hyperlinks, I have not found a good alternative. Apple Mail/Notes is OK....

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Version 1.3.60u
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Long Live the King! Jotz is the monarch of note pads. It is so far ahead of anything else calling itself a note pad that it should really have its own category. The feature set, the ease of use, the wonderful flexability of pad and note design, the constant brilliant development and addition of new features, and much more have made it my one and only information hub. Hats off, gentlemen, a genius program!

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Version 1.3.22
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I love it. It may not be for everyone but if other notepads do not work for you then this maybe the one. I really like (1) the iconized pad that is easy to get to. The categorization of notes, encryption and a wonderful todo interface all add up to a great application for me.

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Version 1.3.22
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Anonymous
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The interface is awful and does not always work right, though they have cleaned up things like the maddening behavior of URL links. It is nonintuitive bloatware that somehow makes simple use ignoring without the bells and whistles difficult. Sure, I could learn everything, but that misses the point of this quintessential simple app. I now have the "counterfeit" license code warning under this version -- reported by another reviewer and while I'm sure I'll figure it out, this is more time wasted. The only really good thing I can say about Jotz is that it is better than the lackluster competition I've seen. This is faint praise indeed.

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Version 1.3.16
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Anonymous
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I am using a G4 with Mac OS 10.3.6. I get the spurious counterfeit serial number notice when I try to register this version of Jotz

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Version 1.3.14
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Anonymous
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I trialed 4 other products in this category and decided to finalize my purchase with Jotz. It's fast, reliable and powerful enough to satisfy my hunger for flexibility. I found the other alternatives too simple, simple enough that I might as well just use textedit. This is not true of NoteTaker but this product simply costs too much. Jotz offers the best of all products at a decent price. The interface could use more user friendly icons but that is my only qualm.

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Version 1.3.10
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Anonymous
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The menu bar does not work at all, ZERO menu items, click but nothing, from File all the way to Help

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Version 1.3.06
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Geoffrey Walters
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While it appears there are a lot of features in this product, the interface design is inelegant and poor, making them quite hard to figure out. I was unable to truly explore what this program can offer, because the menu bar is completely non-functional. Quitting the app and restarting it does not fix this. The interface is responsive, but the menu bar does nothing.

Once this bug is fixed and the interface is cleaned up a bit, this app is intriguing.

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Version 1.3.04
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Jotz is simply the best way to organize your life. It's easy to use from the start. If you go further and spend five minutes checking out the excellent online mini-manual, you will appreciate just how good this software is: it is wonderfully customizable, rich in useful and easy to use features, it is lightening fast. It is addictive. I have dumped all the others as nothing can even come close to Jotz in features, flexibility, ease of use. Also nothing looks as good: you can even infinitely customize the look of your Jotz notepads, make every one different too if you like. I now organize everything I need to do: from simple to do lists, to detailed outlining and planning; everything I need or want to know or remember: it's even great for storing quotes or notes for projects (or if you're a student or academic, for papers/articles/books).
Jotz is a nice environment in which to think and plan: everything's orderly, everything's at your fingertips for quick and easy reference.
Great program! It's a pleasure to use, and I use it constantly.

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Version 1.3.04
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Anonymous
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I whole heartedly agree. Jotz deserves great recognition.

- A Jotz user.

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Anonymous
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It may be a fine application, but visually confusing. "Elegant", no!

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Version 1.3.01
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Downloads 14,633
Version Downloads 2,434
License Shareware
Date 11 Feb 2007
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price $17.50
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