Notebook free download for Mac


11 July 2020

Notes, synched across devices and the cloud.


Notebook lets you take notes, create checklists, record audio, and capture moments. All your notes are instantly synced across your devices and to the cloud. The simple, intimate joy of Notebook comes from using the app. We've been meticulous in our design, paying attention to every detail. Notebook is 100% free and ad-free. Mobile apps and a Web Clipper are also available.

  • Take Note
    • Write notes. Start with text, add images, checklists or audio, all in the same note.
    • Create and mark checklists to get stuff done with the dedicated checklist note card.
    • Record ideas, meetings, and lectures with the audio note card.
    • Capture moments using the dedicated photo note card.
  • Notable Gestures
    • Hover over notebooks and note cards; two finger swipe for more information, or to lock or delete.
    • Pinch in and out to open and close notebooks and note card groups.
    • Use two fingers to flick through grouped note cards.
  • Customize and Organize
    • Choose a notebook cover or create your own by simply dragging an image onto a notebook.
    • Color code your notes by choosing from one of our pre-made colors, or by choosing your own.
    • Organize note cards into notebooks; group note cards that go together.
    • Move or copy note cards between notebooks.
  • Sync, Secure, and Search
    • Synchronize all your notes and notebooks across devices and to the cloud.
    • Begin taking a note on one device, add to it from another later.
    • Lock individual notes and notebooks with Touch ID or passcodes.
    • Search your notes within a notebook or across notebooks.
  • Touch Bar
    • Change views and create note cards directly from the Touch Bar.
    • Each note card comes with its own set of contextual Touch Bar options.
    • Change notebook covers or note card colors from the Touch Bar.

What's new in Notebook

Version 4.3.7:
  • Now, share files to Notebook anywhere from your Mac
  • You can now paste any content into a Text Card without styles. We've also provided an option to entirely remove formatting from Text Card
  • Save .txt files as editable Text Cards

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How would you rate Notebook app?

6 Reviews of Notebook

07 September 2019
Version: 4.2.7

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Clever, clean, thoughtful.
07 September 2019
Version: 4.2.7
Clever, clean, thoughtful.
18 May 2018
Version: 3.2
The question is: how can this be free… the answer could help me to try this app… or not.
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15 January 2018
Version: 3.1
81 MB file !
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18 December 2017
Version: 3.0.2
Very good, sympathetic app. For me Evernote, OneNote etc. have too many bells and whistles, while I find SimpleNote, my notation app until now, just a bit too basic. Zoho's Notebook falls nicely in between, providing me with a great companion for syncing several kinds of data between my Mac and my Android. Big thank you to the developers for the app, the playful design and for making it free.
21 September 2017
Version: 3.0
Now, with Version 3 and the awesome Safari web-clipper, Notebook has replaced Evernote, Bear and Pocket. For a free app, this is amazing. Unlike other competitors which have a crippled free version and a 'pro' subscription version, with Notebook the free version is the pro version.
10 June 2017
Version: 2.0
This is a great Evernote replacement, now that Evernote's pricing system is getting increasingly expensive. It's free and, especially now with version 2, it does everything I want in a Notebook application. The only reason I'm docking it half a star is because the web clipper is currently Chrome only. But for $90 a year vs free, I'll take free.