myNotes
myNotes
2.1

3.2

myNotes free download for Mac

myNotes2.1

12 March 2014

Note-taking software.

Overview

myNotes is a well designed, very intuitive note manager. Its ease of use is praised by users worldwide, which is combined with powerful features. Create and manage notes, lists, and clippings, store your ideas and thoughts, or write a diary with myNotes.

What's new in myNotes

Version 2.1:

Note: The demo version available for download is 2.0.4; the Mac App Store version is 2.1

  • Numerous improvements and bug fixes.
  • OS X 10.9 compatibility.

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45 Reviews of myNotes

Acwolf
27 October 2011
Version: 2.0.1

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Well, shoot. This is the whole thing about the Mac App Store... stuff starts to become available ONLY that way... Apple gets more and more of a monopoly, thus can dictate the market... I'm not going to pay full price for an update I don't know is significant just to be tied into the MAS scheme! This is B.S.
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mwmiller87
04 September 2020
Version: 2.1
MyNotes is not compatible with macOS Catalina. Does anyone know of a way to export notes in the existing version 2, so that they can be migrated to another app? This is really irresponsible of the developer. He or she should have given some migration path out of the app if they were going to depreciate it. On the verge of losing lots of notes. Needless to say, to those thinking about buying this app, don’t.
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rblisting
02 June 2018
Version: 2.1
myNotes on my iPhone has been rendered inoperable since my iOS update. How do I recover ALL my notes?

Thanks!
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Aargl
04 July 2013
Version: 2.0.4
Well, I've just tried it and I think the price is a joke! So little features for 30$? Not even label colors for the collections! I'm sticking to iNotepad (which has become free in the meantime ;-) even if the interface is not as stylish, or rather pay 45$ for Scrivener who does a looooot more.
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Jfm
23 February 2013
Version: 2.0.4
Where could I find a copy of v. 1 of MyNotes. I do not use this app frequently. I recently upgraded to v. 2, but didn't use it after that. And today, I realize that I had some notes in v. 1, that I had not exported in order to be able to import them into v. 2. Not a lot of notes, but still some useful notes. If somebody could direct me to a copy of v. 1 that I could download, this would be much appreciated - since there seems to be no way to contact support...
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0.5
Dlwhite
27 July 2012
Version: 2.0.3
After installing the December 2011 update, this program was totally broken - all previous entries lost. I used Time Machine to save the day, but although I offered to help troubleshoot the issue, the dev never responded. This week, I tried to contact him one last time re: any potential update for Mountain Lion. But the Mishimo website is down, and e-mail gets bounced back undelivered. Bummer. This was a nice little program.
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Ry-ma
04 January 2012
Version: 2.0.3
Can not test software at once? $ 29.99 payable in advance without testing first?
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D-J
19 November 2011
Version: 2.0.2
This is an excellent product and I am fine with paying another $30 to update after several years ownership. My only wish is that it synced between devices, but the developer is working on that, according to the website. I use this app every day and it saves hours a week. Well worth the modest fee.
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D-J
19 November 2011
Version: 2.0.2
For all the whiners about the Mac App Store... It has nothing to do with Apple becoming a "monopoly". No developer is forced to distribute through the App Store. They choose to do so. Why do they choose to do so? For the simple reason that they actually can make a living now because more people are exposed to their applications and sales increase. They can now make a fair living through their efforts sold through the App Store, and they can spend more time on development and less on administration and paperwork. Yet here are people sobbing because they don't get a discount on a $30 app. It's a $30 app, not $300. A developer can spend hundreds of hours delivering a new release, but at low traditional-shareware fees their efforts are reimbursed at below minimum wage. The app store better rewards developers who provide quality products like myNotes. Spend less at Starbucks for a couple of days and support small, independent developers.
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Acwolf
27 October 2011
Version: 2.0.1
Well, shoot. This is the whole thing about the Mac App Store... stuff starts to become available ONLY that way... Apple gets more and more of a monopoly, thus can dictate the market... I'm not going to pay full price for an update I don't know is significant just to be tied into the MAS scheme! This is B.S.
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Rpitcairn
19 October 2011
Version: 2.0.1
I have had this program for some time. Very nice and useful. However as I paid for it once I was expecting a discount with this next upgrade. Imagine my surprise to hear from the developer that I had to purchase it again at full price. This a new angle to me. Guess I will be looking for other software to do this job once my present version no longer works.
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Orytek
19 October 2011
Version: 2.0.1
Looks like it might be a decent notepad but 29.95 is a lot of money to shell out without even being able to take it for a test drive. What's with all these app store developers expecting customers to blindly pay them for products they don't even know will work for them.
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Dlwhite
28 September 2011
Version: 1.5.8
Uh oh. The website is down. E-mails to the dev are getting bounced back as undeliverable. I think this one's gone. Anyone know whether it still works under OS 10.7
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Dlwhite
27 July 2011
Version: 1.5.8
Is myNotes compatible with OS 10.7?
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misterjspencer
23 November 2010
Version: 1.5.8
So I give it a try as a replacement for voodoo pad, and I like it except you cant link between notes, this is its major flaw, it will only link internally, ok it has the tree thing going but its not quite right
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Korbendallas
07 September 2010
Version: 1.5.8
Great program. Simple, minimal, gets the job done. There's one major flaw though: the Spotlight doesn't search within the MyNotes.
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Grinc
14 December 2009
Version: 1.5.8
UPDATE to my previous post: Even though I used to use a tree up to 3 levels deep, I've found a way to reorganize my notes to where this is no longer necessary. So the current way myNotes works is pretty cool, I just needed to rethink how I did a few things. After paying for and using it every day for awhile now, I've found only one main thing I would improve: Often when pasting text from somewhere else into myNotes, it has this annoying habbit of maintaining formatting, causing me to have to go to Edit->Paste And Match Style ... it would be nice if I could set in config to ALWAYS match current style. Other than that, wonderful software I use every day. I just hope the data is super-stable and secure, as well as easy to back up?
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Grinc
30 November 2009
Version: 1.5.8
I created a similar program for PC, so when I switched to Mac I needed to find something new to replace it. Well, this program would be PERFECT if it could go just 1 level deeper. If notes could have "sub notes" or something, that would be ideal. My old program worked on the basis of a tree and any node on the tree could contain its own notes (just click on the node and type in the pane on the right) or any of its sub nodes could also be notes. You could go as deep on the tree as you wanted, but I found that I never personally went any more than 3 levels deep. So I'm just saying that if you added one more level, it would be perfect.
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Mishimo
06 November 2009
Version: 1.5.8
You can use the free Afloat app to make any window "always-on-top".
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Maclover1-1
06 November 2009
Version: 1.5.8
I'd get this.. if... it had the ability to keep the window on top of all others if you chose to (like Scribblet).. I also like the Sidenote setup where the window glides from a screen side.. myNotes is better in the organizational sense but I really need an app with a "remain on top" toggle behavior... myNotes could be Perfect... hint... ;-)
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5
Softbend
24 August 2009
Version: 1.5.7
Simple and elegant, a must-have for note-taking. Better than every other app tested because this one just has the few features which are really needed. Thanks to the developer!
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Lucky13
25 June 2009
Version: 1.5.5
Clean - simple - fast -reliable. For me, anything more is just a complication. myNotes is great for holding all manner of notes, thoughts, instructions, links and so forth. It offers good export and print options as well. I'd really change only one thing: A single group that was dedicated to items sent from the System Services menu.
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Trance
04 June 2009
Version: 1.5
has one of the weirdest bugs I have ever seen .....it creates a file called 'file.tiff' that has a reload icon, in the root of the drive .....or is there a purpose to placing this file there??
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5
Orytek
31 May 2009
Version: 1.5
Wow. They finally updated it. Was getting ready to start looking for another note app. This one has the perfect interface. Very easy to quickly enter notes and plenty features for a simple note pad.
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Captvijay
17 April 2008
Version: 1.4.12
One of the best Notes Manager. The search feature is amazing fast. Very stable product. Its one of the products which I would use daily. It would have been best if developer could provide menubar search interface. I know spotlight can be used for searches but it searches everywhere. Instead it would be best if we have myNotes specific search bar in menu. I would appreciate developers response on this feature request.
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Ericg
20 February 2008
Version: 1.4.12
My initial impression of this app is very positive. Does anyone know how to move a MyNotes file from one Mac to another? I sent this inquiry to the developer, but have not heard back from him. Without this capacity (which is essential, I believe), the application is of little use to me, despite its many useful features.
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5
Avetenebrae
30 March 2007
Version: 1.4.3
Between all the note taking and note managing utilities, this one stand out. I recommend this app too.
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Carfiled
08 February 2007
Version: 1.4.2
Good little software, easy use, easy write, easy search. I recommend this software.
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5
curlypaws
15 December 2006
Version: 1.4.2
This is a great little piece of software - easy to use, attractive and with some really unique features with a really responsive developer too. I highly recommend it.
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4.75
pedrotaquelim
01 December 2006
Version: 1.4
Well worth the money. A very well designed and extremely polished and simple notes app. A truly Apple app. ;-)
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4.5
Mac-xcoder
30 November 2006
Version: 1.4d
Excellent application! Extremely useful. Just one suggestion that would make it even better... have a COPY button so the user can copy the selected note to paste into another appication such as Pages or Word. MW
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3.75
08nakamuram
23 November 2006
Version: 1.4c
I think this will be a convinient sofware for students; especially those who are in universities and colleges. You can sync your notes into your iPod very quickly, you can print, and the best thing is that you can organise it neatly even if you are not the type who organises regularly. The display showing on the right bottom corner is very stylish and nice. The features in it are just great for students. You can record a speech, you can do a spell check, you can change the font .. etc. You can download it very quickly, and it is just VERY simplistic and easy to use, but maybe the design of the software itself is too simple? Well thats why it probably has the background feature to it..but, if there is a more stylish design to it, more people will probably start to use this. It was my first time seeing a software that allows the users to take notes ... Good features, make this software very convinient!!!
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5
Easer
17 October 2006
Version: 1.3.1
I'm not sure what more I can add to these reviews - they've covered all of the great features of this program. I would add that the developer quickly returned an e-mail, explaining a feature I didn't know the program had. Yet even more to love. You should definitely buy this.
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4.75
Mrsteveee
16 October 2006
Version: 1.3.1
This software is great. It really makes note-taking a joy. It has many great features, including integration with Spotlight, iPod sync, printing features, etc. I RARELY pay money for shareware, but this one was worth it! Try the demo and see for yourself.
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Hotfreaks
05 September 2006
Version: 1.3.1
Someone kill brushed metal. Please.
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Ca
06 July 2006
Version: 1.2.1
I'd like to contact the developer but his email address doesn't work :( I hope he's reading this......
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John-F-
19 June 2006
Version: 1.1.1
Fun and easy single database notebook for keeping all your text snippets and ideas in one place. Easy export of all files and folders. Import is per folder only. Very nicely designed with the idea of keeping it simple and pleasing to the eyes. I've tried many notebook apps, and this one is a keeper! You just instantly get it! And the automatic naming of new files is awesome. I think many developers can learn from this developer on how to make a very user friendly app with an interface that doesn't distract. Great concept + good aesthetic sense = Mac at its best!
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Macmuse
17 December 2005
Version: 1.1
This app is beautiful! I have bought other notepads in the past, but this one is so well-thought out in its design. I don't want to launch a huge program for little notes and clips as I go about my day, and that is why this one is so great... it is quick to launch, light in weight, and unobtrusive. Although there are other notepads that aren't like Microsoft Word in size, they just feel too big to keep running for note taking, but this one is perfect. I love how easily and accurately it displays a PDF or simple text document dragged into its window, images and all. A feature I would like to see implemented is "A Group within a Group" feature. RIght now, a Group functions as a folder (database category). I would like to have categories within that group; let's say, for example, a Group called "Software" and then further categorize it into types, like "Graphics", "Utilities", etc. all within the Group named "Software", so that the groups and content can be organized as well as the notes. That way the list won't be so long and it will be very concise as to what notes I am looking for. Very nice job, Mishimo! And I love your artistic touches, inspiration, etc.
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Maconlysource
16 September 2005
Version: 1.0
I have used many diary like programs in the past including Sticky Brain. Many have been overkill or just too much for what I wanted. Mynotes falls in the middle where it has just the right amount of features, yet maintains its ease of use. Now only if there was someone who could make a widget to integrate into this app!
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Anonymous
04 September 2005
Version: 1.0
A breathtakingly beautiful, simple program that has the look and feel of an Aqua program without any extra hassle. Not only is it easy to use, but it is also extremely stable and powerful. The world needs more programs like this.
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4.75
Anonymous
16 July 2005
Version: 1.0e
Excellent application: simple, great print options, minimalistic, unobstrusive. Many years now since I've found such a practical application for my Mac. Tomás
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Anonymous
16 July 2005
Version: 1.0e
to developer: iNotePad is the one to beat, #2 is iOrganize. Z-Write was wonderful on OS9, not so great on OSX (RealBasic i think) you must have global search. that is why iNotePad is #1; i like the GUI of iOrganize a bit better though (categories across the top, notes in the sidebar) (although the very best would be to also have drop-down menu to select notes from the category buttons, this way you can hide the sidebar unless creating a new note) you must allow to re-order notes manually. keep it simple! Jotz was the worst victim of cruft - it started out really good. maximum area for writing, least amount of distractions from icons, note titles, etc. good luck, it looks nice already! :) (well...and also allow non-metal/Aqua option for GUI pleace :)
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Anonymous
18 June 2005
Version: 1.0d
You know, I like the column interface for notes. But nobody does it right, I almost feel like I need to learn software programming to create my own software. The biggest pain in the butt with these note type thingie's is that the three pane window is restrictive, why can't I add more columns, with each node being available to be commented on in the notes area. Simple, but nobody else seems to need that. Think omni outliner in column mode, with the note section always exposed. MyNotes is so much more elegant than say Idea knot but lacks in features, which is ok. It is fast, responsive, have not pushed to the extremes but till now I have faced no problems. The biggest problem, right now, that I have from not using it daily is the save option or the lack of it. You can only have one note which I find ridiculous. In ideaknot, I have several lists for several things. A multiple note option is a must. But overall, this program is neat, I would love to store my notes here because the interface feels right in terms of its looks. But please break the three-column trap, let the user have more than one note to work with, and embrace OPML.
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Anonymous
17 June 2005
Version: 1.0d
Great app for storing all those tid bits of information, whether random ideas or for To Do Items. One feature that would be greatly appreciated would be some sort of password option for Groups and Notes, so that certain info could be safeguarded, nothing fancy like encryption just a password box would be wonderful.
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savash
16 June 2005
Version: 1.0c
it expired. Please post a new update so i can save all my notes. All the best.
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Warren Brian Noronha
07 June 2005
Version: 1.0c
I found this a while back, I never thought it would be this handy. I have my entire life in it right now :) and it managed every thing soo well. Its great for GTD stuff too. I am looking out for the authors email. If possible i would like to contribute to this awesome project.
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3.2

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later

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