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TopXNotes for Mac

Versatile note organizer.

$29.95
In English
4.5
Based on 29 user rates

TopXNotes overview

TopXNotes lets you create, view, organize, access and protect your notes.

Basic Features
  • Customize with many user Preferences- tune TopXNotes just the way you like it
  • Color text, style, font and font size, all user selectable, all saved, all cut / copy / paste, internal drag-and-drop note view to note view, unlimited UnDo
  • Cut / copy / paste and drag and drop to and from external applications
  • Recognize links (FTP, Web, and email, other?) and launch from them by a single click
  • Each note (page) can be identified by its number, full title, and organized by groups and categories you specify.
  • Theoretically unlimited notes
  • Theoretically unlimited note size
  • Note page turning arrows
  • Save automatically on page turn
  • Optional save on a time interval
  • Optional basic encryption
  • Export as either straight text or RTF
  • Import either straight text or RTF
  • New "note exchange" format
  • Export groups of notes
  • Drag Export and Import
  • Template pages for easily creating new kinds of notes
  • A set of 10 templates installed as part of this release including Web Accounts, Financial Accounts, and Serial Numbers and various other lists.
  • Provided a unique note pad for each system user
Advanced Features
  • QuickNotes menu - keep your "top notes" in a floater on your desktop always for easy access. MacWorld calls QuickNotes our killer feature!
  • MultilView - view more than one note view at once, as many as will fit on your display
  • NoteOrganizer - and advanced table of contents with category and group
  • Note Level Encryption
  • Read-Only notes
  • Find in notes and notepad
  • Many note back-up options

What’s new in version 2.0.0

Version 2.0.0:

Note: This product is not compatible with macOS Catalina. This is still a perfectly safe 32-bit app, meaning you will get a warning from Apple that this app is not "optimized" for macOS 10.13 (High Sierra.) You can ignore the warning. We are working on a 64-bit app but it will be a nearly complete rewrite. The rewrite will be available through our Check for Update, the Apple Mac App Store and our own Tropical Mac App Store when available. TopXNotes 2.0.0 Version Info © 2004-2019 Tropical Software, Inc. OVERVIEW TopXNotes 2 is the first major paid release of TopXNotes, a reliable Mac App from the days of Mac OS 9. In its 15 year history it has been a Mac User Group favorite. TopXNotes 2 has a number of major new features and many small fixes and improvements. TopXNotes 2 also contains the features of TopXNotes 1.x that you can read about by scrolling down a bit.

  • New "To-Do Note" note type
  • Enable note when note highlighted in Organizer
  • Make Passworded Note titles visible in NoteOrganizer Notes 2.0
  • Add picture support to notes Drag & Drop 2.0
  • Enable D&D in all 4 organizer tabs
  • New support of drag import of many image formats into NoteOrganizer
  • New support of drag import of many image formats into notes
  • New support of drag of image to position within note, and/or view-to-view drag/reposition in MultiView
  • New support of drag import of pic clipping Encryption 2.0 Encryption 2.0 increases safety from 128-bit to 256-bit. The new industry standard AES 256 Encryption provides even more protection for any sensitive information you might like in your notes.
  • Removed "passworded note" naming scheme QuickNotes 2.0 QuickNotes 2.0 adds the option to create new empty notes or notes from the Clipboard. Views 2.0
  • Basic View as Separate note Ver. 2019.03.07
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TopXNotes for Mac

$29.95
In English
Version 2.0.0
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What needs improvements

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TopXNotes qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
5.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
5.0

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4.5

(32 Reviews of TopXNotes)

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trisham
trisham
Aug 30 2022
2.0.0
5.0
Aug 30 2022
5.0
Version: 2.0.0
This is still one of the best Apps around for organizing notes and lists! I am not an organized person naturally, I need tools to help me, and I'm very grateful for this one.
time2poppop
time2poppop
Sep 4 2020
2.0.0
5.0
Sep 4 2020
5.0
Version: 2.0.0
Excellent !
mardufre-1
mardufre-1
Apr 19 2017
1.8.3
5.0
Apr 19 2017
5.0
Version: 1.8.3
I have found TopXNotes to be a top of the line note organizer. I wanted a more robust replacement for Apple's Notepad (Stickies) and I found it in this application. I use it daily to manage my text based notes like my to-do lists, contact notes, and URLs. It has many extras built right into it including find, find and replace, and encryption. The encryption lets you place a password restriction to certain notes that will keep your private information from prying eyes. The autosave feature helps protect your information when you forget to periodically save the data. It can be set to save automatically on page turn or save after a time interval. Lastly, TopXNotes has options to sync my notes with my Apple iPad.
phil-keeler
phil-keeler
Jan 15 2017
1.8.3
5.0
Jan 15 2017
5.0
Version: 1.8.3
Around 10 years ago the developer came to a Computer Group meeting in my town and exposed us to TopXNotes, and what has turned out to be one of the most useful programs I've ever used on my MAC. Through many OS updates, the program has worked well, with continual little improvements but nothing to make me relearn the software. I'm using probably half of its features, but it continues to work the way I want it to, and I'd be lost without it. I've looked at other highly touted Note-type programs, but have found nothing that would make me want to change. My hat's off to the TopXNotes folks for a most useful, stable app.
barhbar
barhbar
Sep 8 2014
1.8.0
3.0
Sep 8 2014
3.0
Version: 1.8.0
Bought about 2 -3 weeks ago after seeing the ratings and reading the features list. A little pricey but if if works I have no problem paying for it. However: 1) I hope I am out to lunch here and am blind, but I was really bummed the first time that I tried to find a note that had a URL that I needed. The features list talks about a Find, however, the find that it is talking about is "inside" a note. I spent a couple hours migrating notes from another app, so had 40-50 Top Layer and 100 + lower layer notes. THERE IS NO "GLOBAL" FIND. I guess the thinking was that one would use "Categories" i.e. (TAGS). So I started to use Categories but then found I could only have 1 Category; not enough to differentiate. Was disappointed with that. I am an old man....memory no workee 2) I can't get Dictation to work, even thought it works in Bean, Word, TextEdit at the same time and on the same screen. I was hoping that there was a conflicting shortcut key, but I changed it a couple times but no joy.....Maybe it is just me, but..... 3) No ability to import images, or at least .pdf's...I could understand for a Freebee, but $20-30 and I can't throw a .pdf in with my note. Half of my notes are stuff I have gleaned from other places, or images from screen shots With that said...this app has a lot of amazing functions that you normally would not see, you did a great job and I have really tried to work with it. I can possible get around the Global Find by using a combination of the Title(Note Name), Category, and then using the "Index" option in the organizer that sorts the notes on Note Name. Just an awful lot of work for an easy (????) implementation on your side. However, the fact that I can't include a .pdf in my note is the big show stopper for me...Maybe I expected to much...I will continued to monitor your Web-Site to see if the .pdf issue and the Global Find is ever resolved, if so then I will jump on the bandwagon again. I don't include the dictation issue. It's more likely on my side (I hope). SO.. : Global Find and .pdf paste/import within a note and I would be an extremely happy camper. If I am wrong on any of these please let me know and I will fix my rating and edit/redo my Review layne
trisham
trisham
Aug 30 2022
2.0.0
5.0
Aug 30 2022
5.0
Version: 2.0.0
time2poppop
time2poppop
Sep 4 2020
5.0
Sep 4 2020
5.0
Version: null
mardufre-1
mardufre-1
Apr 19 2017
5.0
Apr 19 2017
5.0
Version: null
phil-keeler
phil-keeler
Jan 15 2017
5.0
Jan 15 2017
5.0
Version: null
barhbar
barhbar
Sep 8 2014
3.0
Sep 8 2014
3.0
Version: null
BarnOwlDad
BarnOwlDad
Aug 22 2014
4.5
Aug 22 2014
4.5
Version: null
Web-Ace
Web-Ace
Aug 11 2014
5.0
Aug 11 2014
5.0
Version: null
harveyrawn
harveyrawn
Jul 30 2014
4.5
Jul 30 2014
4.5
Version: null
Tom21
Tom21
Feb 11 2014
5.0
Feb 11 2014
5.0
Version: null
Jacklarm
Jacklarm
Oct 7 2013
2.0
Oct 7 2013
2.0
Version: null
dsimer
dsimer
Sep 11 2013
3.0
Sep 11 2013
3.0
Version: null
MacNotesGuy
MacNotesGuy
Dec 12 2012
5.0
Dec 12 2012
5.0
Version: null
Richard123
Richard123
Sep 13 2012
5.0
Sep 13 2012
5.0
Version: null
JerP
JerP
Aug 28 2012
5.0
Aug 28 2012
5.0
Version: null
Drking
Drking
Feb 25 2012
5.0
Feb 25 2012
5.0
Version: null
Pfitchett
Pfitchett
Feb 22 2012
4.0
Feb 22 2012
4.0
Version: null
Rondfranks
Rondfranks
Sep 4 2011
3.5
Sep 4 2011
3.5
Version: null
Kschilder
Kschilder
Sep 2 2011
4.5
Sep 2 2011
4.5
Version: null
Wenhsi
Wenhsi
Sep 2 2011
3.5
Sep 2 2011
3.5
Version: null
Gregory-Tinny
Gregory-Tinny
Feb 16 2011
5.0
Feb 16 2011
5.0
Version: null
steve-e
steve-e
Feb 15 2011
4.0
Feb 15 2011
4.0
Version: null
Mockmac
Mockmac
Nov 16 2010
5.0
Nov 16 2010
5.0
Version: null
Igwr
Igwr
Nov 10 2010
5.0
Nov 10 2010
5.0
Version: null
brightonpete
brightonpete
Oct 27 2010
3.0
Oct 27 2010
3.0
Version: null
Ptejhu
Ptejhu
Nov 1 2009
5.0
Nov 1 2009
5.0
Version: null
Kbeal
Kbeal
Nov 1 2009
5.0
Nov 1 2009
5.0
Version: null
Kakil
Kakil
Aug 2 2006
5.0
Aug 2 2006
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Aug 2 2005
5.0
Aug 2 2005
5.0
Version: null
Lamacguy
Lamacguy
Jan 15 2005
5.0
Jan 15 2005
5.0
Version: null