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ScratchPad is a simple, free application for Mac OS X designed to help keep those notes you need to jot down organized. Essentially a modern version of the program Note Pad that came with the classic Mac OS, ScratchPad is exactly that: a scratch pad.


  • Supports rich text so you can customize your fonts and colors anyway you like
  • Support for images and pictures
  • Lightweight - has everything you need without the bulk
  • Multiple pages so you can organize your notes however you would like to
  • Automatic saving
  • Written in Cocoa to take advantage of Apple's native more...

What's New

Version 1.4:
  • [Feature] Support for synchronizing across multiple computers via Dropbox.
  • [Feature] Sandboxed for better security and in preparation for a potential release in the Mac App Store.
  • [Updated] Updated back & forward buttons to match Lion.
  • [Updated] New icon.
  • [Updated] ScratchPad is now 64-bit.
  • [Updated] more...


Mac OS X 10.6 or later

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Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 11,047
Version Downloads 1,844
License Free
Date 22 Apr 2012
Platform OS X / Intel 32
Price Free
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