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Pear Note for Mac

Integrates audio, video, and slides with traditional text notes.

$39.99
In English
4.4
Based on 11 user rates

Pear Note overview

Pear Note integrates audio, video, and slides with traditional text notes. By recording all activity, Pear Note keeps track of what's going on while taking notes as well as what the user has to say about it. This makes Pear Note incredibly useful for important meetings, class settings, or speeches.

Recording Notes
Pear Note records audio, video, and what the user does, including typing notes and changing slides, on a timeline. Since keystrokes and slide changes are kept on this timeline, users can easily find what was being said during typing or a particular slide. They can play back an entire recording to recreate a meeting, or jump straight to the point in the audio they care most about.

Instantly jump to anywhere in the recording using the text or the slides
Not only can you jump to anywhere in your recording by using the timeline slider, but you can also use your text notes or slides. Just click anywhere in the text and playback will jump to the moment you typed that character. Change the slide displayed and playback will jump to the moment you changed to that slide during recording.

What’s new in version 3.2.1

Version 3.2.1:
  • Note - Version 3.2 drops support for OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) and Lion (10.7). Version 3.1.4 will continue to work on these OS versions, but do not try to install version 3.2 on these old OS versions as it will not work.
  • Fixed issue that caused 3.2 to fail to update itself, requiring users to manually download updates to it
  • Fixed compatibility issues with OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • Rework layout and animation to be smoother
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes
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Pear Note for Mac

$39.99
In English
Version 3.2.1
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4.4

(11 Reviews of Pear Note)

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Clemens-Fischmeister
Clemens-Fischmeister
Oct 16 2023
3.2.1
0.0
Oct 16 2023
0.0
Version: 3.2.1
I used to love this app. One of my main productivity apps. Sadly it seems not to be supported anymore. Usefulfruit forum has been taken over by spam. Last response from Chad was 4 years ago. No resolution for file saving error that several users reported. Cannot risk loosing hours of work so I have resorted to insert video timestamps in a text editor. Could not find any alternative that even comes close Pear Note. Would love to see this one-of-a-kind software revived.
Jamohr001
Jamohr001
Oct 12 2018
3.2.1
2.5
Oct 12 2018
2.5
Version: 3.2.1
Pear Note needs a timer so the recording stops after a certain period. This has been suggested and requested, but unfortunately no response from developer. Pear Note crashes for no apparent reason occasionally, but usually is able to resume where it left off. Pear Note can't crop files larger than a certain size. The error just says it failed, no explanation given. Reached out to the developer for assistance. No response from developer. The timer would make this a much better product. The "crop failure" bug needs to be addressed. This app replaced another that similarly started out good and then became a disappointment. Looking for alternatives now.
MisterE
MisterE
Sep 7 2012
3.0.3
4.5
Sep 7 2012
4.5
Version: 3.0.3
This update fixes a problem I reported, nice work Chad. I been using it for a while and just bought it. Best not taking application there is for students bar none. Everything else is bloat or insufficient, Pear Note is the perfect balance and sharing your notes with video, audio and / or slides is super easy. 4.5 stars because I'm hoping for a couple of features to be added.
Impase
Impase
Apr 26 2012
3.0
5.0
Apr 26 2012
5.0
Version: 3.0
I´m a Pear Note user since version 1 and love the ease of use, options and stability. The developer for years works continuously on making it better and better with every update. Tanks. Mentionable is that I never had to pay an upgrade fee since I bought it. My license code still works with version 3.
cbruno-linux
cbruno-linux
Jun 17 2011
2.0.5
5.0
Jun 17 2011
5.0
Version: 2.0.5
Great app! Very useful for college students like myself!
Jamohr001
Jamohr001
Oct 12 2018
2.5
Oct 12 2018
2.5
Version: null
PRjohnson
PRjohnson
Apr 12 2016
5.0
Apr 12 2016
5.0
Version: null
ballerosag
ballerosag
Aug 2 2014
5.0
Aug 2 2014
5.0
Version: null
hced
hced
Oct 18 2012
5.0
Oct 18 2012
5.0
Version: null
MisterE
MisterE
Sep 7 2012
4.5
Sep 7 2012
4.5
Version: null
Drking
Drking
Aug 25 2012
5.0
Aug 25 2012
5.0
Version: null
Impase
Impase
Apr 26 2012
5.0
Apr 26 2012
5.0
Version: null
cbruno-linux
cbruno-linux
Jun 17 2011
5.0
Jun 17 2011
5.0
Version: null
Grhsvo
Grhsvo
Feb 18 2011
1.0
Feb 18 2011
1.0
Version: null
prLab
prLab
Dec 22 2010
5.0
Dec 22 2010
5.0
Version: null
uid-zero
uid-zero
Nov 13 2008
5.0
Nov 13 2008
5.0
Version: null