MacNote3LE
MacNote3LE
3.0.1

4.4

MacNote3LE free download for Mac

MacNote3LE

3.0.1
18 June 2012

Hassle-free notepad software; free version available.

Overview

MacNote3LE is an advanced version of MacNote and is a whole new version of the earlier MacNote2. It still responds to commands very quickly and has a familiar interface, but also has many additional features, such as facilities for selecting multiple pages and exporting images. MacNote3 is easy to use (itfs similar to Notepad, or Scrapbook -- applications familiar to users of Mac OS9). Also, it allows the user to edit text via AppleScript or by means of regular expressions.

Features:

1. Simplicity
The most important feature of MacNote3 is its simplicity. It can be used in a fairly intuitive way, and there is no need to pay any attention to its file structure, or worry about saving data. New data is saved automatically and in a manner compatible with unhindered use. I hope that, for purchasers, MacNote3 will always be the stationery of first recourse.

2. Link
The user is able in any MacNote3 page, to install links to URLs, Files, other pages of MacNote3 and messages in Mail.app. Thus, pages can serve as an application launcher or a bookmark. In OSX 10.4 or higher, it is possible also to make a link to a message in Mail.app, so it's easy to organize a To-Do page.

3. Multi-Window and Tab
MacNote3 allows the opening of multiple windows. In addition, multiple pages can be opened, via a tab, in one window.

4. Increment Search
MacNote3 provides a swift incremental search. The user can quickly locate a needed page, even though it may be hidden among many others. MacNote3 also provides a list of "Frequently-used pages" and "Recently-used pages", so the user is free to store as many pages as required.

5. AppleScript
MacNote3 is AppleScript compatible. Text data from MacNote3 can be transferred to another application via AppleScript. For example: templates for creating mail messages may be stored in MacNote3, and by employing AppleScript, new email messages can be created from these templates. Or, by means of AppleScript, lyrics from iTunes can be imported into a newly-created page.
AppleScript can edit text of MacNote3 too, so it's easy to insert HTML tags and so on. Of course you can write a new script and expand the ability of MacNote3 by yourself.

6. Iconize
If the user so desires, MacNote3 windows can be made to appear as tiny icons, and thus can be displayed separately on the desktop. In this mode a MacNote3 window is unobtrusive, yet allows the convenient entering of new data.

7. Export to iPod
It's easy to export page data to an iPod, and therefore memos can be read on an iPod. MacNote3 can export its page data to any kind of iPod - from the oldest models to the most recent touch iPod or iPhone (with the exception of shuffle). Now MacNote for iPhone and iPod touch "mmNote" is available (freeware). MacNote3 can synchronize its data with mmNote via Wifi, so the users can refer to and edit MacNote3 memo and its images on iPhone and iPod touch too.

8. Compatible with other standard services of Mac OSX
MacNote3 is compatible with other services that apply in Mac OSX. A new page can be created via the "Service" menu of another application; a page in MacNote3 can be opened via Spotlight; a page previewed via QuickLook, and so on.

What's new in MacNote3LE

Version 3.0.1:
  • Fixed bug that the app didn't run on Mac OS X 10.4.x.
  • Minor modification for finish of MobileMe service.

13 MacNote3LE Reviews

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Andrewm8
10 October 2009

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Another app that doesn't give you the option to set in preferences where to save files - no g for me just for this simple reason....
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Version 2.3
Caulfield
09 November 2013
In my case the usefulness of the app has to be set against a message I get constantly on activation 'Do you want the application “MacNote3LE.app” to accept incoming network connections?' The only way to stop this I've found (OS x 10.9) is to turn off the firewall which I don't want to do. Does anyone have a solution for this issue?
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Version 3.0.1
1 answer(s)
zo219
zo219
23 September 2015
This is definitely a firewall problem. 10.5.5 has started this with Messages.
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misterjspencer
18 November 2011
I want to like this app but can't make it sync to my iPad. I am disappointed that there is so little support for such a potentially good app, no easy way to access the developer, no user forum.
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Version 2.8.0
1 answer(s)
misterjspencer
misterjspencer
21 November 2011
I bought the full app and found the sync then worked fine with mmnote app FREE from the app store. This for me is a great replace meant for voodoo pad as it syncs via drop box works in lion and syncs with an iPad app.
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ROSS-Millard
14 November 2011
Like other, I have looked at every note app I can find. Nothing gives me quite the same... the total features so organized. I access it constantly when on the computer.
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Version 2.8.0
misterjspencer
22 October 2011
well I found the app for iPhone and iPad but I can't get it to sync, can anyone explain how its done?
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Version 2.8.0
misterjspencer
22 October 2011
This is a great little app but there is no iOS app equivalent that I can find, unless someone can point one out
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Version 2.8.0
1 answer(s)
misterjspencer
misterjspencer
22 October 2011
I found it http://itunes.apple.com/app/mmnote/id307761924?mt=8
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matrixbud
20 June 2011
This is my favorite Note pad app, and I have reviewed many of them over the years. Simple to use, very strong search function, allows categories and subscategories, allows color fonts and highlights, can insert pics, has standard formatting menu and rulers, excellent documentation. I believe there is even an iPhone app although I haven't used it.
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Version 2.7.1
Superglide
01 January 2010
I have looked long and hard for a note taking app that did a decent job searching throughout all notes. This one is one of very few that sequentially steps through each note and highlights the targeted text. Another nice feature I like is the ability to nest folders. For the money, it ain't too bad.
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Version 2.5.0
Andrewm8
10 October 2009
Another app that doesn't give you the option to set in preferences where to save files - no g for me just for this simple reason....
Like (1)
Version 2.3
1 answer(s)
Macmaria
Macmaria
12 January 2010
You can choose the location of MacNote files on MacNote3.
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Version 2.5.0
Nathancollings
12 September 2009
Simple but very usable. I like it a lot. Great free app
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Version 2.2.2
Rae
14 August 2008
Easy to use, and with lots of options to meet different needs. Just some personal preference: it would be nice if i can color the title's like a label instead of the font of it.
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Version 1.3
1 answer(s)
matrixbud
matrixbud
20 June 2011
You can. Highlight the text of the name and select "Label Color" from the Page pull-down menu. I like this app because it is the ONLY note app I have found that lets you highlight words in addition to just coloring the letters.
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$15.00

4.4

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
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