Evernote
Evernote
10.1.7

3.0

Evernote free download for Mac
19 October 2020

Create searchable notes and access them anywhere.

Overview

Evernote allows you to easily capture information in any environment using whatever device or platform you find most convenient, and makes this information accessible and searchable at anytime, from anywhere.

  • Create notes containing text and audio
  • Find printed and handwritten text within images
  • Clip application and web content directly into Evernote
  • Synchronize with the Evernote Service and access all notes, even ones taken using other clients

Note: while Evernote is listed as free, there are subscription pricing plans that can be viewed here.

What's new in Evernote

Version 10.1.7:
  • You now have more control over your notes’ appearance. Use semantic headers and tables to give structure to your notes. Or change fonts, colors, and highlights to add a personal touch.
  • Checklists now get the VIP treatment they deserve. You can indent items, drag-and-drop to reorder them, and enjoy the satisfaction of crossing them off with a single click.
  • Adding rich content-like audio, photos, attachments, and sketches-is quicker and easier with the new, multi-function Insert button.
  • We redesigned the formatting toolbar to put the most popular options front and center. Bold/italic/underline, header level, font sizes and colors, multiple highlighter options, subscript/superscript, alignment, hyperlinking, and more-all right there at your fingertips.
  • Save time-and keystrokes. Get real-time search suggestions as you type to find what you need faster.
  • Filter your searches by tag, attachment, PDF, URL, and more. So even the most elusive notes will now appear at your command.
  • Make searching your Evernote superpower. Combine keywords, tags, or locations to find exactly what you need, then save those searches and use them over and over again with just one click.
  • The main screen has a cleaner, more modern look that’s consistent across all your devices. So it’s easier on the eyes-and easier for you to get stuff done.
  • You can now change the default width of your notes. Choose Optimize Readability for a more focused view, or Fit To Window for maximum information on-screen. It’s your call.
  • This update moves the app to a new codebase that’s more stable and reliable, for fewer hang/crash errors.
  • That new codebase means we can fix bugs quicker and release new features more often (yep, we’ve got some cool things already in development-join our Beta Program for a sneak peek!).
  • Syncing data across different platforms and devices is smoother and more seamless than before.
  • This is a big update that we’re really proud of-and it’s just the start. We’re going to keep working hard, releasing updates, and finding new ways to simplify your life.
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198 Reviews of Evernote

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Aeschylus
25 September 2019
Version: 7.13

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Doesn't work with Safari 13. Really, they didn't know this was coming for a year? This is the only one of my apps that wasn't updated. The only possible reason is lack of interest on the dev's part, or lack of concern for users. Who prefers DevonThink? Who prefers Apple Notes? Does anyone prefer OneNote? Any other recommendations for switching?
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june8
20 October 2020
Version: 10.1.7
Is it so hard to remember the window size?
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Spaf
15 October 2020
Version: 10.1.4
Have used it for years. It did everything I needed. Then, slowly, features and capabilities started disappearing. Free accounts are limited to two devices. It uses every opportunity it can find to try and convince me to upgrade to Premium. Got tired of battling it. Now I use Notion (which imports from Evernote), both on MacOS and iOS, and Evernote sits unused. Don't miss it.
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Macmanager
09 October 2020
Version: 10.0.10
Now requires 10.14 Mojave or above
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Albrecht
09 October 2020
Version: 10.0.10
Gee I _hate_ it when so-called “updates” actually remove features! We’ve seen it all before, MS and Apple have done it… grrrr. Evernote 10 now has taken away the possibility of changing the creation date for a note—all to streamline the Mac version with the limited-feature iOS app. ARGHH! My workflow centrally depends on this. They promise they want to bring back the feature, but I won’t hold my breath. Any suggestions for alternatives??
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Jeff-Schlueter
23 June 2020
Version: 7.14
Ebernote's good
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DistrictDawg
05 April 2020
Version: 7.14
I am confused by the large volume of negative reviews as I have used Evernote for several years now. The apps on my iPhone, Google Pixel and iMac are always reliable and the integration with my browsers is solid.
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Ulyssesric
25 September 2019
Version: 7.13
Evernote is not the only solution for cloud based note taking and the only reason that I keep paying for Evernote subscription is their web clip. And with Safari 13 upgrade their only advantage is gone. Apple had announced the upcoming change of Safari extension API since last year and those smart brains at Evernote had 16 months to implement it, but they just failed to do so before Safari 13 lands. From the staff responses on their forum I'd suspect that they just put it on the shelf until recently. And I'm not going to support such a insouciant company any longer.
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Aeschylus
25 September 2019
Version: 7.13
Doesn't work with Safari 13. Really, they didn't know this was coming for a year? This is the only one of my apps that wasn't updated. The only possible reason is lack of interest on the dev's part, or lack of concern for users. Who prefers DevonThink? Who prefers Apple Notes? Does anyone prefer OneNote? Any other recommendations for switching?
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Evanauten
08 July 2019
Version: 7.11
i use web capture often .. prefer devonthink org style
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xxay
20 April 2019
Version: 7.9.1
CVE-2019-10038 Remote Code Execution https://www.inputzero.io/2019/04/evernote-cve-2019-10038.html https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/17/evernote-macos-bug/ Fixed in 7.10 Beta 1 and 7.9.1 GA.
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Odysseus
10 February 2019
Version: 7.8
@Scott-C-H That's interesting. Have you considered EagleFiler, then? It stores everything in regular Finder folders …
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Hboehm1
09 January 2019
Version: 7.7
Sehr praktisch und leicht zu bedienendes Nachrichten-App mit großem Leistungsumfang!
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Esekel
10 December 2018
Version: 7.6
Evernote 7.6 spotlight support is broken when updating to Mojave so it only gets 2 stars from me. If you are dependent on Evernote then you should stick to High Sierra for now.
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Gavriel70
09 October 2018
Version: 7.5.2
Been a member for 10 years now...it keeps getting better and better. With 10GB/month you can go completely paperless uploading every document in your world.
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FulvioQ2472
01 August 2018
Version: 7.2.3
Gran bel programma lo uso gia da qualche anno. Lo trovo valido e ben fatto
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Panthera
14 July 2018
Version: 7.2.3
Be cautious. Upgrading to this version broke Evernote bringing up a nonsensical dialog box. I had to completely pull EVERYTHING off the computer and start over. Might be wise to save the older version aside in case you experience the same difficulty. This is a rarity, but it was very inconvenient.
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Michael-Vilain
12 July 2018
Version: 7.2
They don't have a version that runs on 10.10 any more. The current release supports 10.11 and above. Using the 6.1 release listed here (which auto upgrades to 6.2) is OK. I'm still looking for something that keeps notes local or in my cloud storage rather than on a company server. Plus it costs $72/year just to store stuff there. This is NOT it.
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FulvioQ2472
25 June 2018
Version: 7.2
LO USO SEMPRE SIA PER IL LAVORO CHE PER ME PRIVATAMENTE. OTTIMO IN TUTTO
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Winco
05 April 2018
Version: 7.1
Still the best-of-breed app of this kind.
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Edeerly
04 March 2018
Version: 7.0.2
It works well as it always has for the many years I've relied on it... zero crashes, freezes, or drama of any kind. It is reliable, convenient, well documented, supported across a vast ecosystem of 3rd-party apps that play well together and compliment each other. Syncing is nearly instantaneous and I have yet to loose a byte of data. I simply can't replicate the issues a few continue to report. 10.13.3 on late 2014 iMac 5K 4GHz i7 w/32 GB, 1TB SSD + 12TB external via TB2. Similar great performance with my 2017 MBP.
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careycasey
25 February 2018
Version: 7.0.1
Recommend this app to save some info
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LeMerlot
22 February 2018
Version: 7.0.1
Evernote 7.0.1 still crashing on macOS 10.13.3 when trying to quit.
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Filchescat
18 February 2018
Version: 7.0
Don't know about you folks, but this 7.0 update / upgrade crashes reliably upon saving or quitting. MacOS 10.13.3 on 6,1 MacPro
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madbunny
14 February 2018
Version: 6.13.3
Will try it, but not sure I'l keep it.
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Scott-C-H-
14 February 2018
Version: 6.13.3
I used to love Evernote. Now I loathe it. The Mac app has all kinds of weird bugs that irritate the heck out of me, and the WebClipper is often dog-slow. It's not pleasant to use at all. Besides that, this type of apps often keeps your data in a roach motel, and Evernote is not an exception here. And don't even get me started on how they have Import/Export feature under the File menu. There is no guarantee they will always work. Evernote's Export feature choked on me many times when I tried to export 2,000+ entries in it. The usual "open a support ticket" routine ensues, and you are bound to waste the next few days waiting in line. I freed myself of all of that by establishing my workflow outside Evernote: Markdown text files and folders. I just use whatever the best tool available at the moment to edit my data in open format. I no longer need to spend time tinkering and worrying about what the future might hold for Evernote. I don't even need to worry about figuring out a way to import my data into another roach motel bucket app. These apps all come and go, so you are better off keeping all your data in open format as much as possible. You might think that the file and folder method is clumsy, but I haven't missed Evernote at all. I can keep tags inside a text file or in file names, and Spotlight can pick them up. For OCR, I just use Scanner Pro on my iPhone since that's where I capture images anyway. For handwriting OCR, I just use Apple Notes, but it's rare that I absolutely need it. Sure, my method isn't elegant, and it lacks some conveniences Evernote affords. But it works everywhere where the OS has a basic search function, and I can use any apps I like to work with my data. Rock-solid predictability and reliability is more important than some non-essential conveniences Evernote might provide.
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jackdean09
26 November 2017
Version: 6.13.1
Great for keeping notes whether it's for personal things or work-related. Being able to customize notes makes it that more fun to jot things down on the go. There were a few glitches recently but after they had their last update it seemed to work a lot better than it had been. Would recommend Evernote if taking notes is part of your daily routine.
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June8
29 August 2017
Version: 6.12
Crashes on quit.
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Scott-C-H-
22 August 2017
Version: 6.11.1
I've been a Premium user for three years now. During that time, I tried other solutions, but I kept coming back to Evernote because it is uniquely useful. Competitor tools treat Evernote as a note-taking tool and try to beat it at that. The problem with such comparison is that Evernote has long time evolved away from being just a note-taking tool. It has become a knowledge sharing ecosystem, a type of universal file system where you can mix multiple media types and store them in a single entry. A new entry can record audio, scan in pictures, and record formatted text all at the same time in one place. You can organize all related information for various scenarios (meetings, classes, etc.) in one entry, and it becomes available on all of my devices. Evernote's web clipper is incredibly useful. I have not found any other alternatives that are as robust and feature-rich as Evernote's clipper. I use it all the time to create a personal archive of various topics. It is also available everywhere; switch to another device, install a fresh copy of Evernote, and you have your entire digital world synced for you in a matter of seconds, and ready for you to start working. It's incredibly useful. Context matters, too. Sure, you can sync a pile of files via iCloud or Dropbox, but raw data without the context is just, well … raw data. It is the context that turns data into knowledge, and Evernote helps me establish a web of context among the data I collect in it. It is why I once tried to manage everything in a pile of plain text files and miserably failed. And so many apps and services can connect to Evernote's APIs, so it can act as a hub of every knowledge I need to maintain. Strongly recommended.
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bob-ml
17 May 2017
Version: 6.11
Use it almost every day for personal notes, for job, for keeping important information. Simple, clean and free.
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Fiona-Gilbert
26 January 2017
Version: 6.10
disappointed
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kate-sanderson
01 December 2016
Version: 6.10
good one, but the UI might be simplier like in the standard mac notes app
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W.Gottsching
30 November 2016
Version: 6.10
I used to stick with Evernote but after constant inconveniences I had to get rid of it, removed all my data from it etc. I think this could be a great application if the devs heard the people. When I encounter bugs, or see my data recorded not the way I intended, I just start feeling insecure about keeping all of it in this one application. Sorry folks
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Esekel
04 November 2016
Version: 6.10
Skip version 6.10. Very buggy.
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camomile
26 September 2016
Version: 6.9
I was wondering how would it work with Sierra, but it's pretty good. Had some troubles with reinstalling it on the new OS, however, now it's cool, I can go on creating and storing my notes in one safe place and share them with my family. 5 stars!
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Calvin8931
31 August 2016
Version: 6.8
Brought great convenience to me. Works well in OS X 10.10
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Frodo-life
29 July 2016
Version: 6.8
it's ok but the price is not justifiable for me, I take the occasional note and paying $80 per year for that privilege to share it between my devices is to much especially when allready paying for Google, DropBox and iDisk. need to look for alternatives now
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Ellianeevans
16 July 2016
Version: 6.7.1
Best app to create notes for Mac.
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Igorot
03 July 2016
Version: 6.7.1
There is a lot of competition out there... and Evernote continues to restrict the free version ever more(now sync is down to two machines only) to make it basically useless beyond a demo or for a singe/two machine user with limited needs.. Whether the monthly fee is worth its value depends on individual preferences. I don't have extensive note taking/clipping needs, but liked the flexibility of Evernote and use multiple devices (2 computers (home/office), iPad and Blackberry). Not that the monthly fee is very much, but then there are many other applications/services that also shift to a subscription based model, so the total monthly be can be quite substantive and I need to prioritize. So I now will be have to look elsewhere as my limited needs don't justify the fee (and I will keep on using multiple devices). Farewell Evernote.
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RobertBeckey58
17 June 2016
Version: 6.7.1
Clear design, simple to use.
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julia555sara
27 April 2016
Version: 6.6.1
Experienced different apps creating notes, but Evernote seems to be the best one. Actually it's very simple to use. All my family use this app when it comes to sharing the shopping lists. My husband also uses Evernote to access share documents with his business partners. This is a really great thing! Try it and you will never leave it.
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neil-hawks
26 February 2016
Version: 6.5
It couldn't be better. Clear design, simple navigation (quite easy to use). I'm really happy to switch to the app from the web version. It gives you more freedom and control.
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W-g
10 January 2016
Version: 6.4
Use it all the time. Syncs with my iPhone, iPad, Mac and Windows. What more could you ask for? Oh I know, you can also share Notebooks with others. This is great.
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cophrandy
07 December 2015
Version: 6.2
well, it is a good planner for everyday usage.
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Bill-Morrison
02 September 2015
Version: 6.1
Works fine on my Samsung Galaxy S3 and iMac. I have nothing else to add.
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Bluestar
23 August 2015
Version: 6.1
One of the most moronic horrible User Experience applications out there. One of the many applications out there that I hate most. First, it never shows up as "installed" in the app store even though I installed it 3 times already via the App Store. Updates never show up under updates in the Ap Store. Even when I force the re-download via the App Store the update which is released days and days ago never shows up as an update in the App Store. This has to be the idiot developers who release this piece of junk. Even if I download a newer version manually via Macupdate, let's say "6.1" and I have a 6.0.6 in the Applications folder, it reports that I have a "NEWER!" application already in the folder. Versioning, releases, design, updates, UX, all around total piece of junk. Companies like this should go out of business and do it fast.
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Dana-Sutton
18 August 2015
Version: 6.0.16
Can somebody explain why the mobile versions of Evernote Plus accounts can be password protected but the equivalent version for the Mac can't? This seems to defy logic. Who would entrust sensitive data only to partial security?
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CDavid
30 July 2015
Version: 6.0.16
Great app, for sure. Still, I prefer OneNote as it's a bit simpler.
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Lord-Lightning
13 March 2015
Version: 6.0.7
Still needs Courier Prime and San Francisco Display fonts for writers who use this service. Oh, it is still too expensive to upgrade to Premium for many, many folk. I have to eventually copy everything that is up on my Evernote account in the sky to Devon Pro to have a local copy and I wonder if this app will ever allow better contact with apps such as Devon Pro and Scrivener.
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LeMerlot
05 February 2015
Version: 6.0.6
I love Evernote and use it daily several times with a Pro account since years. But given the importance of it as a valuable personal know-how database they should implement an option for switching off SINGLE notebooks e.g. IN SEARCH since not all notebooks are always relevant in searches.
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Esekel
02 February 2015
Version: 6.0.5
Search is buggy and can lock up the application in 6.0.5, but over all I am very pleased with the way this application is adding new features and I have slowly gotten used to the new interface. The Work Chat is great.
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Markus-Winter
13 December 2014
Version: 6.0.3
While the functionality is good the new look is atrocious. Like going from iOS6 to iOS8, SnowLeo to Yosemite, it is all bland and looks horrible. Guys, looks matter. At least have the option of choosing a different look. So for now only 3 stars.
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Esekel
09 December 2014
Version: 6.0.3
I just updated to 6.0.3 and my first thought to check for a preference to bring back the look from version 5, but it does not seem possible. Perhaps it takes a few days to get used to.
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Derekcurrie
06 December 2014
Version: 6.0.3
What's downloading at the moment from the MacUpdate link is Evernote v6.0.1. Huh? If you want the latest version of Evernote, THIS is the link: https://evernote.com/download/
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Samadams
27 November 2014
Version: 6.0.1
Is this app malware? Hard to say for sure, but something is seriously janky with this program. Since I installed it my monthly internet usage went up, and for me that's a problem (my ISP caps my monthly usage and if I go over it costs me big time). iStat indicated that something on my MBP was sucking down 70kb/sec (average) and uploading 20kb/sec, even with no apps running. I thought for sure I'd been infected by some malware/virus. Turns out it's Evernote. What gives with that?
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BlackMacX
26 November 2014
Version: 6.0.1
I have upgraded to v6.0.1 without any issues from v5.7.2 (I think that was the last v5 version I had installed) and though I maynot love the look, I haven't had any of the problems people have been noting here and on the Mac AppStore regarding the new version. It has worked well for me and this is from an Evernote user since August 2008 and a Premium user since February 2011. I use Evernote across 4 different IOS devices and 4 different user accounts on a server setup Mac mini. I can't say Evernote isn't without it's issues and that I've not had any in the years of use; but this one version hasn't had any of the issues people have brought up (for me). I will comment to some users who complain, specifically about table support, Evernote really isn't a table power-house app. If you need the functionality of such an app, get one, use is and when you've whipped up the table you want, paste it into Evernote. You'll likely have a better experience. I find Evernote a great app for what it does, holding notes, PDF articles, drawings, etc., for use across my family and all our Mac accounts and IOS devices. Is it the best for everything, no; but it is the best (for us) for what it does.
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Protenge
24 November 2014
Version: 6.0.1
Dears, be careful. Today, I was working with Evernote when, suddenly, one by one the files were fading until they disappear all...
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Graphic-Mac
22 November 2014
Version: 6.0.1
You know, after seeing update after update filled with bloatware, social crap, and flat-out horrible intuition regarding what the customer needs/wants... Apple's built-in Notes app is starting to look awfully good to me.
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anonymous-skink-4656
22 November 2014
Version: 6.0.1
It works well, but .... In older systems that do not support transparency, now it looks awful. Miniature icons and almost invisible dividing lines. One big flat white surface. What kind is that? It is not convenient.
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dachkater
21 November 2014
Version: 6.0.1
Changing the GUI for change's sake. Wow, the title text now huge and of course non-configurable. Ironically, now that Yosemite supports Dark Mode, they remove all of the dark backgrounds in the app so it now stands out like a sore thumb when running it. Just shake my head, thumbs down on this "update".
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Jimsinsd
21 November 2014
Version: 6.0.1
Another new version. A v 6 iteration of a program. And still a poor set of table features, something that allows the user to organize data better. You cannot select rows. You cannot select column. You cannot set defaults. There is very little user control over data in tables. I do like the cross platform and cross device syncing ability which is why I started using Evernote. You would think that by version 6 of a product that control over user data would be more sophisticated. And I still experience delays and slowdowns while typing a note. I have an incredible fast iMac (3.5 GHz i7, 24 GB RAM, 3T Fusion Drive) and yet I will type a character and there will often be a pause before it displays on the screen. I press return/enter and another pause. I will be typing and it stops and the dreaded Mac spinning beachball displays. I check and there is no sync operation occurring so it has to be an internal coding issue. No other program I run has delays, pauses or spinning beachballs. Please Evernote Corporation, hold off on bloating the program with extra features and spend some time improving the performance and feature capabilities which are already available.
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mike-evangelist
08 November 2014
Version: 5.7.2
I've been a premium Evernote subscriber for going on three years. But no more. Every new update seems to bring some ridiculous bloatware features that are obviously aimed at trying to please their investors. I want a fast, easy, note application that syncs across my devices. I don't want a marketplace to buy shirts or bags. I don't want connections to LinkedIn. I don't want crap added to the sidebar without asking me. I don't want a chat button in the toolbar which can't be removed. A once great tool which seems to be losing its focus and therefore its appeal.
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Esekel
30 September 2014
Version: 5.6.0
I love this program, but I am not happy with this update. It has a lot of changes and broke the ability to do spotlight searches of document contents from the finder. It behaves funny in certain other situations. I recommend skipping this and wait for the next update.
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Noivad
23 September 2014
Version: 5.6.0
Evernote is getting worse. The app has become more intrusive in its grabbing more than it needs to do its job. It has taken keyboard shortcuts I used and co-opted them, destroying my productivity, and making be downgrade so I have those shortcuts back. I decided not to renew my yearly account because clearly this app is no longer about meeting user needs, and more about meeting the bottom line. I can second the lackluster support that doesn’t offer any sympathy nor solutions to disable co-opted keyboard shortcuts.
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Odysseus
23 September 2014
Version: 5.6.0
Watch out for 5.6. I installed it, and I found that the column headers for notes in note list view were rearrange, resized, and not necessarily resizable! I also found that the contents some of my notes appeared to be reformatted. Keep a backup, because 5.6 completely changes the note format.
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Simon-W
12 August 2014
Version: 5.5.2
I use this app ~5 years, but last time it only want confirmation my email and again confirmation... my bank don't want me to confirm my email every month, if I want change it, I'll do it! It's not security, it's annoying!
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MichaelR3935
14 July 2014
Version: 5.5.2
Best app for synchronization notes, but little annoying confirmation email on my phone - 3 times this year!
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anonymous-rabbit-5199
29 May 2014
Version: 5.5.1
I think Evernote is the most hyped and overrated app of current time. The interface does not help in decluttering your data or notes. The worst thing is, everything is 'online'. Whilst I have a local copy of my Evernote notebooks, the Evernote Safari plugin does not talk with the local copy but only with the online account. That way, the free 60 MB data allowance per month will be gone very fast. Also, the Safari plugin needs to be logged in like a website, so if you've deleted your history you have to log in again: this could be avoided by using the local copy. The good thing about Evernote: I like their logo, I like elephants!
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Michael-Vilain
13 May 2014
Version: 5.5.1
Evernote is now on my shit list. I refuse to use or endorse apps that install stealthware crap without asking me during an upgrade. If I wanted to change my browser search to Bing, I would have done so. Installing malware to hijack my search is not cool. MacOS users would not put up with this behavior. Why do they allow such crap in their Windows product. Its banned for life. I wish there was a Yelp for crappy software.
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FeelaWAY
09 May 2014
Version: 5.5.1
Evernote is amazing! I use it daily to keep track of tasks and collaborate with others. This is one of the most useful apps for organizing your life. Highly recommended!
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Kidsdoc
07 May 2014
Version: 5.5.1
Latest version 5.5.1 seems to take forever to launch!
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Niku1000
03 March 2014
Version: 5.5
Every time I see a review of Evernote, I click on the icon in my menu bar and try again. Failure! Question: Am I supposed to be able to type notes in Evernote by using my keyboard? I can't. Should I be able to? I'm looking for an app that I can install in my menu bar that will enable me to both type notes AND paste things that I have copied. In my search for such an app, I've downloaded at least half-a-dozen apps, but none of them will do both jobs. Well, I take that back. I can do that with STICKIES or TextEdit, but they're too slow for me.
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Volcanus
16 February 2014
Version: 5.5
I reverted to version 3! In newer versons, one can no longer create local notebooks, which are never synchronized. Also the integration with keychain is very bad. Although the idea is very goog, the implementation needs much improvement. Customer service is not able to deal with complaints.
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Myka
24 October 2013
Version: 5.4.1
I love Evernote. In fact, after years of using this wonderful app, I became a Premium user. However, the inability to customize some of the keyboard shortcuts set by Evernote's team is inconsiderate and counterproductive. For instance, I don't need Evernote's "note sharing" shortcut 'CMD-FORWARD SLASH'. I use that specific shortcut to show and hide my clipboard manager. I emailed Evernote's support about the problem, and was surprised to receive a laconic response stating that some keyboard shortcuts cannot be edited. Evernote staff, please allow your users the freedom of choice to set their own keyboard shortcuts.
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ItsPhilD
09 October 2013
Version: 5.4.0
This is the third time this year when I do an Evernote update for my iPad through my iPad that a porn file has suddenly appeared. It's like it's imbedded in the update file. So then of course it syncs with all my devices and it's on everything. The first time it happened Evernote tried to blame it on me, said it must be some lack of security or miss doing on my end. I can assure you, that is NOT the case. Has anyone else had this same experience?
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Esekel
07 October 2013
Version: 5.4.0
update from 5.2 to 5.4 seems to have gone well (skipped 5.3 out of concerns). impressed with the new presentation mode!
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Rondfranks
21 September 2013
Version: 5.3.0
At some point Evernote stated pulling beta updates down, even though I have that option turned off. I'm not sure why or how to get it to stop other than turning beta download on and off again. Time will tell if that works.
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Kidsdoc
19 September 2013
Version: 5.3.0
Don't install version 5.3.0. Now it won't launch. Just hangs during startup.
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Maruko-Drinking-Team
19 September 2013
Version: 5.3.0
Evernote is the saddest piece of software I haven't thrown in the trash. Riddled with heinous bugs, update after update, crashes, occasional data loss... all wrapped in a weird non-standard UI where even simple things like popup menus don't work the same as normal Mac apps. Nevertheless the underlying concept of a cloud-sync'd database available from Mac, phone, tablet, PC... there is nothing else that competes with it. I pay for it, I use it literally every day... and I hate it's crappy buggy guts.
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outer
23 July 2013
Version: 5.2.1
These so-called software jockeys STILL can't get the Sparkle sub-directory alias trick to work. What does that tell us about how much else they still haven't figured out?
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Paulimpola
10 July 2013
Version: 5.2.0
Still having the problem that started with the previous update -- Evernote launches, but is totally unusable. All I get is the spinning BBOD, and must eventually force quit the app. Running the latest version of Mountain Lion on an "ancient" Core 2 Duo MBP.
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Winco
09 July 2013
Version: 5.2.0
Had some 'spinning beach ball' moments back with version 5.1.2 and EN was clearly buggy at this version but kudos to the EN team, they responded to resolve my issue and they appear to have fixed subsequent versions via updates. All good in Evernote land. Install with confidence.
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outer
08 June 2013
Version: 5.1.4
Same with Evernote 5.1.4 under ML 10.8.4... SBBoD upon launch. Their tech support, with whom I've been in touch, seem to be unable to isolate my problem. So for now, bye-bye Evernote. Bye-bye Skitch.
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outer
27 May 2013
Version: 5.1.3
Even though I understand the pressing concerns of the American Memorial long weekend, the demonstrated incapacity of the latest release suggests a calculated disregard for the Macintosh client base.
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outer
24 May 2013
Version: 5.1.2
Not a crash, but upon launch Evernote goes off into a world of its own, accompanied by the Spinning Beach-Ball of Death, and never returns to the real world.
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Esekel
24 May 2013
Version: 5.1.2
i love evernote but i wish sharing notes was quicker, for example a button to download document to desktop. and that spotlight indexing was working better. i am very annoyed by the word search feature that turns the whole document grey except the term that is searched for. it makes it very difficult to read the text surrounding the term that is searched for.
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Penguirl
25 April 2013
Version: 5.0.7
Does anyone know if there is, or was, an older PPC compatible version of Evernote?
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Mhoutman
13 March 2013
Version: 5.0.7
still downloading 4.0.6. this is the correct link: http://cdn1.evernote.com/mac/release/Evernote_400995.dmg
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Docdean
12 March 2013
Version: 5.0.6
Ongoing improvements and integration with related apps, both desktop and mobile make this a great value. Nominal paid annual fee is well-worth the cost of less than one Starbucks straight coffee per month! :-)
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Zx81
06 March 2013
Version: 5.0.6
Crashes repeatedly since installed. Tried (almost) everything, nothing works. Mac OS X 10.6.8, MBP intel core duo 2.16
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iMacintosh
03 March 2013
Version: 5.0.6
Evernote note-sharing service says hackers stole some user data http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/03/net-us-hacking-evernote-idUSBRE92200X20130303
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AndyWood
01 March 2013
Version: 5.0.5
I like Evernote. I tried several other note taking apps, but wasn't satisfied. I use it on everyday basis for studying and organizing my life. Sure, like someone below pointed out: Your stuff will never be safe in one place alone. So make backups for your important stuff. In every software or hardware there can be failures. And data loss comes with that. Nevertheless, Evernote never failed me and I didn't loose a single note. The UI on the mac is somehow more difficult to use than on Windows, where you have much less clutter and much more overview. But on the other hand the Mac UI is more beautiful.
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colacin
01 March 2013
Version: 5.0.5
After using Evernote mainly on a PC, I unfortunately "upgraded" to v5 for the Mac. This is a giant leap backwards. Why do developers always insist on call their interface "beautiful"?? WTF. No, it should be called "unhelpful" or "irritating" or "inefficient" instead. If you're currently using an older version Evernote on your Mac - do yourself a favor and wait til they fix this v5 mess.
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Xavier-Paredes
12 February 2013
Version: 5.0.5
DO NOT TRUST YOUR SENSITIVE DATA TO EVERNOTE I've had it with evernote. This past friday after the auto update message appeared I clicked OK to update. After Evernote restarted, I saw that some of my notes were gone. SECOND time in less than 3 weeks! I had important data saved to Evernote for a business meeting with a client and it's gone. I emailed Evernote support but they still haven't gotten back to me. You have been warned.
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GianMarco.Tavazzani
05 February 2013
Version: 5.0.5
BBahh... I'm trying and trying to love it more, worried as I am that Shovebox will be discontinued or stop to work. I know, I know, Evernote CAN do more, but for all what Shovebox can already do, it makes it so much more 'user UNfriendly', complicate, obscure, not intuitive and... slow! The 'web clipper' is discouragingly near unusable (I mean, you will do anything else to reach the same result!) and... BY YEARS I give up after some weeks of sincere good will, then I give it another try, another chance... but no, I'm so sorry to have to tell that it's the kind of product that I CAN'T love! (...and I LOVE to fall in love with 'gems'!!)
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frequencydip
25 January 2013
Version: 5.0.5
I like evernote but I get conflicting changes from time to time, this is unacceptable in todays technology where advance systems can make accurate diffs and merge code flawlessly. both SVN and Git can perform this function why cant evernote? Also I dont like the updated UI, its more work to navigate and find notes within notebooks.
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Esekel
17 December 2012
Version: 5.0.4
improved stability, but still problem with adding pdfs by drag and drop. this usually need to be done 2 times before evernote properly imports the document.
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Tim27
15 December 2012
Version: 5.0.4
I like the new version, but I wonder why this one is at 5.0.4 already and the Mac Appstore one is still at 5.0?
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Esekel
11 December 2012
Version: 5.0.3
i find the new version troublesome. drag and drop dont work smoothly for pdf documents any more and spotlight indexing is poor. i should have stuck to version 4 where things were working great.
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truthhurts
06 December 2012
Version: 5.0.3
So for those of us who were using the MAS version, any tips on migrating to the non-MAS one? As others noted, it won't just pick up the library automatically, and syncing from the server won't preserve local notebooks. I used to like that the App Store freed me from watching for and downloading updates, but this is now three updates in a row that haven't shown up at all there!
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June8
05 December 2012
Version: 5.0.2
Notes added by web interface or by web clipper, do not show themselves in recent clips.
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