Agenda - Notes meets Calendar 9+
Organize your days
- Offers In-App Purchases
Now even more powerful with multiple windows!
Open notes and projects in a separate window. Great during video calls!
Start getting things done today! Drive your projects forward with Agenda, the Apple Design Award winning app that seamlessly integrates calendar events into your note taking, giving you more control over your day-to-day tasks and planning.
Agenda takes note taking to the next level, helping you plan projects and prepare for meetings. Setup a note for next week’s head-to-head with your biggest client, or begin planning the next phase of a major project. Link your note directly to an event in your calendar, and you’ll be fully prepared for anything that comes your way!
Agenda organizes your day, and helps plan for the future, all while preserving a breadcrumb trail of past decisions. Your projects get propelled forward like never before! It’s perfect for business, but also ideal for engineers, scientists, teachers, students and creatives. Agenda helps with all forms of planning, personal and professional. It's the one app where you can organize all of your projects, prepare for meetings, and focus on tasks.
Agenda brings order to your daily life, and lets you relax and rest easy knowing it has you setup for success in whatever comes down the pipeline.
“It’s my favorite new app in years.”
“Every notes app should work like Agenda.”
“Agenda … is one of the most interesting note-taking apps I’ve used.”
TAKE NOTES. DATE NOTES.
Agenda’s unique timeline approach to organizing notes gives your projects momentum. While other apps focus specifically on the past, present, or future, Agenda is the only notes app that keeps track of each in a single timeline.
Add notes for what is currently on your agenda, while you prepare other notes for an upcoming meeting. Use older notes as breadcrumbs to remind yourself why you took the actions you did.
WHAT'S ON THE AGENDA?
You can attach dates to individual notes, and even link them to events in your calendar. But you can also put them “On the Agenda”.
Notes that are On the Agenda are given special status. They get added to an overview in the sidebar so you can find them in a flash.
THE 'MEANING FULL' TEXT EDITOR
Agenda support styles like headings, lists, tables, indented blocks, and preformatted text. You focus on the content, and leave Agenda to handle the appearance.
GET ATTACHED TO AGENDA
You can easily add file attachments to notes, which then sync across your devices. Files can be previewed, and images displayed as thumbnails or full-sized.
Group your projects into categories to make them easier to find, and order the notes for each project however you choose. You can drag them around, apply dates, or use a mixed approach. You can also collapse notes to save space.
MANY DEVICES, ONE AGENDA
Nobody wants data silo-ed on one device, so Agenda has apps for Mac, iPad, and iPhone, and they sync up via your iCloud or Dropbox account.
You can also collaborate with others on shared notes. Anyone joining can help edit the note. It's great for a family shopping list or a team meeting.
You can use Agenda for free, with no time limits.
Agenda offers extra premium features that require an In App Purchase.
If you take a yearly subscription, you unlock all the premium features across all of your devices. If you end the subscription, you keep all the features you unlocked while subscribed. They are yours forever!
Don't like subscriptions? There is a one time lifetime purchase available too.
Learn how to use Agenda, how to improve your note taking, and become productive and efficient through tips and examples.
- Fixes a problem where the formatting palette becomes transparent in dark mode
- Fixes an issue where the formatting palette won't close
- Fixed an issue where triggering a keyboard shortcut could open many windows
- Addressed the issue where the floating formatting window would not show or hide correctly
- Alt-click the window button in a note will open the note it fullscreen
- Fixed a number of crashes. Reworked the floating formatting window
- Fixed pasting text from PowerPoint
- Fixed a regression where notes from archived or deleted projects would still show in On the Agenda
- Fixed a layout issue with the date picker for reminders
- Updated localizations
- Open notes, projects or overviews in a new window on both macOS
- Take a note into fullscreen with just a click to create an instant focus mode
- Keep a window floating above all other windows for easy note taking during video calls for example
- Option/Alt-click any note in the Table of Contents or Related Panel to open it in a new window
- Drag the formatting palette into a window to keep it around and give you easy access to all formatting options.
- Added Save as File option in Share menu
- Improved behavior of pasting text as plain text
- The quickly open and table of contents popovers now show the notes in the sort order of the project
- The formatting palette can now also be invoked with a keyboard shortcut
- Improved look and feel of the menus in the sidebar and of the gear menu of a selected note
- Improved readability of the calendar items in the Related Panel
- The autocompletion menu now shows above the text if there is not enough space below the text
- Shortcuts should now show the name of the template instead of their title
- Colored note backgrounds and block quotes should now be visible when printing
- Improved the behavior of the panel drag handles, including fixing their occasional disappearing or misalignment
- The Open quickly menu can now be filtered on projects starting with an emoji in the title
- The request to kindly leave a positive review in the App Store should no longer show while typing in a note
- Alt/option-clicking the notes showing in the Related Panel now shows a nicer menu
- Improved translations
- Automatic switching between light and dark mode should now work more reliably
- Pasted links should now update with the title of the website again
- Fixed an issue where the title in the template editor would have a transparant background
- Fixed an issue where the search field would become irresponsive when typing into the table of contents popover
- Fixed an issue where the auto completion menu would gain a white background after showing a submenu
- Fixed overlapping icons in the Related Panel
- Fixed a crash of the sharing extension for certain libraries
- Fixed an issue where high contrast and other accessibility settings could lead to overlapping text in the header
- Fixed an issue where the formatting palette could become transparant in dark mode upon turning it into a window
For more, see the release notes under the help menu or by visiting agenda.com/releasenotes
Ratings and Reviews
Agenda is a note-taking app that stands out thanks to its clever use of time. To improve the odds you’ll actually refer back to your notes one day, you can attach a specific date to each note you create, tie a note to an event already on your calendar, or organize your notes on a timeline—that way it’s easy to tap through to a specific date and find the note you created.
This makes you pay a yearly fee absolutely no reason.
The app seems functional enough. Theres nothing I found special or anything that warranted special consideration, and that includes a needless mandatory yearly fee. You must pay, at the time of this writing, 25$ once every year to keep your notes. So far I have seen no utility or tool that allows you to bulk download your notes should you elect to discontinue using this app.
Maybe I’ve just been using apps and programs for too long. I’m not middle aged “yet" but I can say most of my life I’ve had a computer. Some applications deserve to be called SaaS, or Software as a Service. A simple note taking app on the Mac app store just like the dozens that came before it is not one of them. The problem with small apps that automatically subscribe to you is if you are at all a busy person with a standard credit card, you forget about fees that only rear their head once a year.
There are plenty of free note apps that sync across devices and backup to iCloud that don’t have a yearly fee, let alone 25$.
The functionality is here, but the price is not. Great marketing, pretty animated graphics… that’s what your subscription will be paying for.
One star based on value with the hope that developers wise up and just charge for a new version of the software every few years.
Developer Response ,
Please let me clarify our sales model: It is not a subscription. We certainly do not charge you automatically each year. We don't use any automatic payments at all.
What's more, the app is actually free to use, forever. If you are happy with the basic features, there is no charge to use it. If you find the premium features we offer useful, you can unlock those. You get all current features — as well as all features introduced in the following year — and you get to keep them forever. They are permanently unlocked.
After your year is up, new features may appear that are again locked, but you are never forced to pay for them. You can choose to pay for them and get another year of premium features, or you can choose to stick with what you already paid for, and keep using those features forever. And even if you don't pay, you get free bug fixes as well as any new features we add that are not 'premium'.
If you decide to you want to stop using the app, we offer export in a number of formats, including HTML, markdown, and a JSON representation for people with scripting skills. So your data is fully available for you to take with you. No lock in.
I hope that has clarified the sales model. Most importantly, it is not a subscription. You pay for concrete features, and can keep those features forever. You are never forced to pay, and can keep using the app as long as you like even if you do not pay.
Useful for some kinds of project tracking & writing
This is a very pretty application which has a good number of features. It's remarkably flexible and in that is the challenge. There isn't really any clear or obvious workflow or application for using it, which is a mixed blessing. On the one hand, you can do just about anything you want. On the other hand, what do you do with it? I'm giving it only 4 stars primarily for this reason. (I also think the UI is a little less than discoverable, but that's not a major issue here.)
Personally, I'm using it to track a series of small personal projects that take place over time and require a little work here and a little work there. I can capture notes for those projects, todo's, any list of things I need done or things I want to remember later and they are available on all my devices. More flexible than any of the other "to do" systems I use in that regard and since I'm not using for project scheduling, that flexibility is useful to me. I do wish it had different categorizations, state machines, etc, but everyone always wants just one more tiny feature, right?
The licensing and purchase model is also excellent. The app is quite usefull as it sits. The extra features are also useful, the thing you have now, (whatever that is), will continue to work in perpetuity, and the developers are also incentivized to add useful features. it's one of the more well thought out monetization schemes I've seen for any software.
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