Scribblet
Scribblet
2.22

4.9

Scribblet free download for Mac

Scribblet2.22

14 September 2014

An elegant note app for OS X.

Overview

Scribblet is an elegant note app for OS X.
  • Quick access: Open Scribblet using a convenient icon on the menu bar, or assign a keyboard shortcut that works anywhere.
  • Beautiful design: Great care was taken with the software's minimalist look, which makes it simple to learn and effortless to use.
  • Customisable: Change lots of settings to fit your exact workflow.
  • Power users: Access almost every feature using just the keyboard.
  • Favourites: Switch between notes instantly using the drop-down menu or automatically-assigned keyboard shortcuts.
  • Search: One search field is used to search both notes and folders (without displaying any annoying dialog boxes).

What's new in Scribblet

Version 2.22:
  • [Added] Sparkle framework (1.8.0), which makes it easy to download and install updates.
  • [Added] Code signing of new builds using my Apple Developer ID, which makes it possible to run Scribblet without modifying any of the default Gatekeeper settings in OS X.
  • [Updated] Application is 64-bit now (and 32-bit support has been ended).

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22 Reviews of Scribblet

Zeekust
05 February 2010
Version: 2.0

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I like the update, but the price is shocking. I think $20 is too much.
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guillevelasco
09 April 2016
Version: 2.22
A must have. I want a simple note taking, that I can access from menu bar or keyboard shortcut, to take note of texts, then save sorted in folders by subject or project, that I can store where I want (Dropbox or Google Drive forlders for example) and access with any other app or device. Perfect concept. And FREE. Thank you to the developer.
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Tachy0n
16 January 2015
Version: 2.22
Is it just me or is anyone else able to launch this but can't see the MenuExtra?
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Rampancy
06 February 2010
Version: 2.0
Just as a disclaimer, I've served as a beta tester for the 2.0 incarnation of this app, and I've chipped in for a donation when this app was freeware. Personally, I realize that a lot of people see the new price as overly expensive, especially since more powerful apps like SOHONotes only cost $10 extra. I've actually given the developer my opinion on this that he might do well to lower the price. However, some other competing shareware apps that I can think of off the top of my head bracket Scribblet 2's price as well; ShoveBox is $25, and Snippet and CheckOff are $13. Given that Scribblet does a lot more than Snippet and CheckOff (in the context of usage as a general purpose note taking/management app), and does somewhat less than SnoveBox, I think $20 is a reasonable price, since the developer himself provides an excellent level of support for Scribblet; he's also very open to feature requests too. Additionally, I'd also hasten to mention that the last freeware version of Scribblet, 1.5.1 (which continues to work well for 10.6 and 10.5 for me) is still available from the developer here: http://www.not-salad.net/scribblet/files/Scribblet_1.5.1.zip - also, he's given out free 2.0 licenses for all of his donors, no matter how much they've donated.
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Ghokie
05 February 2010
Version: 2.0
Apparently, the developer will let you try scribblet for free; if you want to use it, you pay. It would be nice if MacUpdate was accurate about pricing.
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Legal-Eagle
05 February 2010
Version: 2.0
Thoughts can indeed come to one at any time. Actually, the thought that came to my mind swiftly when I examined this application is that it is none too smart to advertise an application on MacUpdate as FREE when it is, in fact, nothing of the sort !!
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Zeekust
05 February 2010
Version: 2.0
I like the update, but the price is shocking. I think $20 is too much.
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Voxx
05 February 2010
Version: 2.0
It's $19.95 according to their WEB Site.
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Mtcobra
04 February 2010
Version: 2.0
The update option from Scribblet itself indicated the upgrade to 2.0 is NOT a free upgrade. A new 30-day trial will be initiated. However there is no mention of $$$ here. Is it free or not?
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Maclover1-1
12 August 2009
Version: 1.5.1
I finally found what I was missing, a basic little place to deal with text, that has a window that can float on top !!!!!!!!! YEAH !. Can be toggled shown/hidden or shown with a key... What more can one ask for... oh... I know... I'd lik a folder structure allowing to maintain a hierarchy in the notes. Adding file aliases and url's by DnD could be useful too, that way it could act to quickly launch whatever file is attached with a note. And also I'd love a HUD interface option, I love my black translucent windows :-) Anyway Scribblet is very practical.
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Prolix
18 January 2009
Version: 1.5
I used the earlier versions of Scribblet every now and again but didn't find it quite right for my purposes. This latest update (1.5) though has seen the multiple notes feature added and that's made a world of difference to how useful I find the application. I've now imported all of my old to-do text files which were cluttering up my desktop and can view and edit them all from within Scribblet, which sits quietly in the menu bar waiting for my call. Scribblet has gone from a useable luxury to a fully functional everyday application, I've even put it in my startup list!
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TwisterMc
03 December 2008
Version: 1.4.1
Very cool little app. Only major missing item is a way to quit the app when you have it set to open the Scribblet window when you click on them menu bar icon.
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Tekl
24 September 2008
Version: 1.2.5
This is a really nice notepad. Very clean and slim interface and not bloated with lots of functions like similar apps. Some thing's I'm still missing: 1. An option where to save the note file would be nice. Okay I could use a symlink, but an official way is a bit nicer. I would like to save my note onto my iDisk. May mobileme-sync could be an alternative. 2. An option to autosave 5 seconds after the last input, so I won't loose anything when my Mac crashes while the window is visible. Autosave should be done with a temp file, so when the computer crashes while saving I won't loose everything. 3. A way to assign Hotkeys without modifier keys. I would like to assign F13 with Scribblet. (Btw. F13 is not shown at the moment) 4. When Scribblet is visible in the background the hotkey should bring it back to the front instead of closing it (maybe optional) 5. The window should remember its position after quitting. 6. When closing the window the focus should go back to the last active app, so I can look to the note, close it and continue writing without clicking onto the last window 7. Nice would be a customizable background colour 8. If possible the green button in the titlebar should resize the window to fit the content like in Safari. 9. An option to hide the menubar icon so Scribblet is completely invisible. 10. There's no Hotkey for the perferences (normally Cmd+, on German keyboard) Sorry for my bad english. Btw. are interested in a German localization?
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Dryogi
15 September 2008
Version: 1.2.5
Love love love this little app. So clean and simple. Exactly what I needed. Would love to keep it just as simple, but also have the option of pasting a small graphic that I might want to use at a later time. Another thing is that if we wanted to put a todo list in scribblets, maybe a little checkbox option to add anywhere within the note. THese features are not absolutely necessarily and I will still continue to use it!
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Mechamania
19 July 2008
Version: 1.2.5
Great little app. Very quick, and does what it says. The one thing I would like to see that doesn't seem to be there yet is window scrolling with the mouse wheel.
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Karenwallace
14 July 2008
Version: 1.2.2
I switched from sidenote. I kept accidentally triggering sidenote by moving my mouse to its edge of the screen, and I'd frequently find that either (1) I was typing in sidenote when I hadn't meant to be, or (2) I was trying to type in/copy from sidenote and it had somehow lost focus. Scribblet has a nice configurable global hotkey, and it's an actual window that doesn't slide in and out, so when you're typing in it, it doesn't try to disappear, but it is easily dismissed with the common cmd-W shortcut when you're done with it. I could do with bolding, but I'm quite content without.
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Macenough
06 July 2008
Version: 1.2.2
Hi, Thank you so much for your work. I really enjoy Scribblet simplicity. One thing though: Sometimes I just need to have a quick look at the Scribblet window: As it is now, I hit my customized hot key (shift+tab) to evoke Scribblet and then have to press cmd+w to close it. Its just a tiny little annoyance and I almost fell spoiled to ask you this, but would it be possible to use the same hotkey shortcut to both close and open Scribblet? Thanks once more, 10.5.4, v.1.2.2
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Hazmat
03 July 2008
Version: 1.2.1
Pretty handy. Could you make an option to open the window just by clicking the menu bar icon? Maybe command+click to get the menu itself or something. Thanks.
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Ghokie
03 July 2008
Version: 1.2.1
Looks like a helpful little program but could not get it to launch (showed up in the menu bar, but that was all). Tried both v1.2 and v1.2.1 today. OS 10.4.11.
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Rampancy
02 July 2008
Version: 1.2
1.2 crashes on startup for me, while 1.1 worked before. 10.4.11, MacBook Pro C2D 2.16 Ghz/2 GB RAM. I can send a crash log if it might be helpful. (Disclaimer: I do run APE, and 1.1 did crash until I set APE to exclude Scribblet, whereupon it worked fine afterwards.)
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Phil-Hurrle
22 June 2008
Version: 1.1
still like it except cmd` opens scribblet window when i want cmd` to file thru windows in an application. can you change the keystroke to open scribblet window? anything but cmd`.......
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Phil-Hurrle
22 June 2008
Version: 1.1
Scribblet 1.1 - Yay! Now I can get rid of all those stickies hanging around everywhere! Cool idea .... phil
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Francola
21 June 2008
Version: 1.1
Nice and simple. Can't seem to print though.?.
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