Agenda‪.‬ 9+

Date-focused note taking

Momenta B.V.

    • 4.7 • 3.1K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Description

Introducing Agenda, the award-winning elegant new take on notes.

Agenda is a date-focused note taking app for macOS, iPadOS, and iOS, which helps you plan and document your projects. Agenda gives you a complete picture of past, present and future, driving your projects forward.

Whether you're a business manager noting decisions in a meeting, a teacher planning next week’s lessons, or a blogger brainstorming a post, Agenda is ideal for tracking the evolution of your notes.

It's the only note taking app with a strong emphasis on the passage of time, making it the perfect fit for any project. Use it for personal projects like jotting down recipes you’d like to try, or take on major projects at work, planning your next meeting or checking off your daily tasks.

The notes in Agenda are beautifully styled, and include powerful features like images, file attachments, tags, lists, and links. You can even connect your notes to events in your calendar, and add due reminders to your tasks.

Locating your notes also couldn't be easier, with powerful search, a project jump bar, and related notes list. And when you find what you're looking for, simply click back in the history to where you were.

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, 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.

NOTE-ALLY ORGANIZED

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.

PURCHASING AGENDA

Agenda is free, with no time limits. You can use it forever, at no cost.

Agenda does offer extra premium features that require an In App Purchase. If you decide to purchase an upgrade, you permanently unlock all current features across all of your eligible devices.

Even better, any features we add in the 12 months following your purchase are included, and permanently unlocked as well. All yours to keep.

What’s New

Version 14.1.1

14.1.1
- Fixed glitches appearing when dragging images

14.1
NEW

- Sync activity is now shown as clouds moving across the "islands" button (requires 10.14)

IMPROVED

- Spell checking is much improved
- A link is now inserted to a reminder when it is added to a note from the right panel
- The related notes panel now includes links to whole projects
- Now automatically select the first option during autocompletion
- You can press escape to end editing of a list item
- Pressing CMD-S no longer beeps. (It is not necessary to manually save)
- Subsequent new attachments now get added with the same size setting as the one previously used
- The tag browser now defaults to searching all projects, instead of the selected one
- When pasting a numbered list, the numbers no longer get frozen, but will adjust to any existing list

FIXED

- Horizontal rules are now properly visible in dark and black mode
- Fixed a crash that could occur in the sign in panel
- Chinese and some other languages are now better supported in search fields
- Fixed an issue in the sidebar with selecting the first or last item after viewing the community
- Fixed some glitches in the notes panel
- Fixed a crash during sync that arose for some users
- Fixed a crash in the sharing extension
- Using x-callback now fully saves edits before starting
- Links showing with the wrong color now show correctly
- Relative due dates now work again in saved overviews
- Sharing panel could jump when you had a table in it. No longer happens
- Fixed some dark mode issues
- Fixed various issues in the text editor
- Fixed a crash for pencil drawings appearing on some versions of macOS
- Various other crashes fixed

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
3.1K Ratings

3.1K Ratings

WILLxLOVE ,

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.

Uselessdetails ,

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.

SmokeyArya ,

Finally! A note/task/reminder/document keeper all in one!

I'm so happy to have this, truly. I've been searching for a note/wiki/etc. app for all of my various things at work and nothing really did what I needed in a way that helped me keep everything in that one tool. Notion was were I was last, but I still couldn't just use Notion and Notion only.

Agenda allows me to add notes quickly, add TO notes quickly, add time/date stamps or reminders to even just parts of a note. To be able to just find a note and add more info to is is great. Then, I can go through any notes and just click them to add them to my agenda. What's so great about that is that I can put the same note on and off my agenda as I need to work on it. The only thing it's lacking is the ability to turn a note into its own project, but that's truly just a matter of convenience. It's still possible by creating a project and moving the note into it.

tl; dr this is an excellent solution for those who are in charge of several areas, departments, or projects and need a tool that can meet my needs for all of those things in one place. :chef's kiss:

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