Day One
Day One
6.1

4.0

Day One free download for Mac

Day One for Mac6.1

17 April 2021

Maintain a daily journal.

What is Day One for Mac

Day One is an easy, great-looking way to use a journal / diary / text-logging application. Day One is well designed and extremely focused to encourage you to write more through quick Menu Bar entry, a Reminder system, and inspirational messages. Support for Dropbox syncing allows easy backup and syncing with the Day One iPhone application.

Features:
  • Customizable reminder system
  • Quick-entry via the menu bar
  • Inspirational messages to encourage writing
  • iPhone application sync (via Dropbox)
  • Starred entries list

Note: While the software is classified as free, it offers in-App Purchases.

Premium $34.99
Premium $3.99
Day One Plus $49.99

What's new in Day One

Version 6.1:
  • Journal Sort Order. Start a "Notes" journal with timeline sorting (found in Journal context menu) by Edit Date.
  • All-day Entries. Date editor now includes a toggle for "All-day" which removes the Time-of-day option. Entries created on past days (from Calendar, and other views) will automatically be set to All-day. Updated:
  • Calendar cell now scale larger with the window width making it easier to explore your calendar with photos
  • Improved plain text exporting to include markdown characters Fixed:
  • Fixed a crash that some users were seeing when trying to delete a journal

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Scott-C-H-
Scott-C-H-
Feb 12 2021
5.9.1
5.0
Feb 12 2021
5.0
Version: 5.9.1
It's the best journaling app that is more than just writing. It reduces the friction of developing a good journaling habit. Its UX and UI are pleasant, and it helped me stick to journaling.
Kitmos
Kitmos
Dec 2 2020
5.7
3.0
Dec 2 2020
3.0
Version: 5.7
Good app but support from the devolopers is awful. I've emailed them 3 times over the last 6 months about syncing and still haven't heard back.
yaelism
yaelism
Jul 20 2020
4.15.3
5.0
Jul 20 2020
5.0
Version: 4.15.3
Awesome, simply.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Feb 22 2020
4.8
0.0
Feb 22 2020
0.0
Version: 4.8
NOTES about Day One: There is a PREMIUM version for a subscription price of $2.92/mth, billed annually, IOW $35.04 yearly. The comparison chart is here: https://dayoneapp.com/pricing/ - What you add with Premium is: • Unlimited journals (vs just one) • Unlimited secure cloud backup • Sync across all your devices (vs just one) • Unlimited photos (vs 1 per entry) • Unlimited videos • Unlimited audio recordings • Unlimited voice-to-text transcription • Unlimited drawings • Instagram Importer • Auto importing using IFTTT • Send email to your journal • PDF Embed • Scan documents to PDF (using the in=app camera) • Dark mode • 25% book printing discount • Bonus journal colors • End-to-end encryption for privacy <- ONLY with Premium! - - The fact that it has a companion iOS app is excellent. I'd point you to MacJournal 7, a free alternative. Except the MacJournal developer is not going to update the already buggy iOS version. That puts Day One into the lead as the best option.
Gazman
Gazman
Aug 10 2019
4.1
1.5
Aug 10 2019
1.5
Version: 4.1
MacUpdate admins - the note at the end of your description says "Day One is not encrypted or password protected on this version. If this is an issue for you, please do not purchase this app yet". Day One has offered end-to-end encryption for quite some time now (from memory v3.1, it's now up to v4.1). From there website: "Privacy protected with industry leading end-to-end encryption."
100%MacSince1990
100%MacSince1990
Apr 10 2019
3.0.4
3.0
Apr 10 2019
3.0
Version: 3.0.4
This could be a great app, but it is missing an essential (to me) feature that was in the original DayOne app but which was removed by the developers. v1 allowed for setting a "Repeating Reminder" ranging from a selectable period from every 15 minutes to once a week. This feature was incredibly handy. The current v3 of the app, has a reminder feature, but there is no way to have it reapeat. Not only that, but the ability to customize a reminder in v3 is crippled by the inablity to duplicate it, so that each custom reminder has to be setup manually. If you want to see the Repeatable Reminder feature back (and the ability to duplicate a Reminder) please write to the developer using the Contact Support item in the Help menu.
Kitmos
Kitmos
Dec 14 2018
2.9.2
3.0
Dec 14 2018
3.0
Version: 2.9.2
I like Day One, however it crashes upon launch and repeated emails to the developer go unanswered. Is this abondonware now?
Sonnendeck
Sonnendeck
Dec 20 2017
2.5.5
0.0
Dec 20 2017
0.0
Version: 2.5.5
Still the best journaling app, but I hate subscription...!
rw49
rw49
Nov 11 2017
2.5.3
4.5
Nov 11 2017
4.5
Version: 2.5.3
The team are always trying to make this app better and succeeding too. With encryption now it's even better. Syncs perfectly between OS and iOS.
Grug
Grug
Oct 4 2017
2.5.1
0.5
Oct 4 2017
0.5
Version: 2.5.1
Day One Classic, was a good and pretty little app, Day One 2 a good proprietary app, Day One 2.5 a good racketeering app. To be honest it could be a good solution if you want multiple diary & picture storage, but if you just want to write your personal diary, try something else.
Free

4.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13.0 or later
License: 
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