Whether it’s a scribble, a sketch, or a smiley, this calendar app lets you add your events and reminders by drawing them with a finger. And embed your photos as well.

JotTheDate: your great freehand Calendar !
Why type your calendar events? Just draw with JotTheDate.
Handwrite your note as text or sketch, and JotTheDate will show the event or reminder in the Calendar.

Whether it’s a scribble, a sketch, or a smiley, this calendar app lets you add your events by drawing them with a finger on the screen.
You can add appointment reminders, notes, travel time, and more. So, you can be creative and sketch your way to your next event, choosing your color and brush size. Just draw or write your event with your finger. Sketch a heart for your anniversary dinner, a necktie for your business meeting, or a book for your college class. Can’t draw? Jot down your pet’s name for their vet appointment, the name of the club where you are meeting your friends, or the name of the park for your kid’s play date.
You can also give the event a name if you like for viewing in other calendar apps. Add the basics you need like the location and start and end times. You can have it repeat, invite others, and set up two different alerts.
Your events can also be All Day, contain notes and a URL, and be added to a specific calendar if you have more than one.
The app also works without an Internet connection.

JotTheDate is compatible with iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, iPod touch. Once downloaded with your Apple account, you can use it on all your devices.
JotTheDate is also available in your Mac: enter the Mac App Store and try for free the companion app JotTheDate on your Mac!
Using your iCloud account all events, reminders and sketches will be automatically shared and synced in all your devices.

You will not be forced to use the iPhone or iPad keypad to enter an event: just draw with JotTheDate!

If you simply wish to draw or type a quick note as a reminder, you can do it with the Reminders view.

All events and reminders are shared with any other iOS Calendar app and existing events and reminders are automatically loaded: just launch JotTheDate !
JotTheDate fully integrates with all existing calendars.

JotTheDate supports various standard views:
• Day
• Week
• Month
• Year
• List
• Month and List.
• Reminders

Awesome for your work during the week.

JotTheDate automatically syncs all your iOS devices.
Make a change in your iPhone and you'll find it soon in your iPad. Or vice versa !

You can edit events and reminders even without Internet connection. The changes are saved and synced in your other devices when you get online, with iCloud.

Do not forget any appointment. You may set alerts for all events. Alerts appear on your iPhone, Apple Watch or iPad even when the screen is off.

You can set up, view and edit recurring events.

Have fun browsing the pages of JotTheDate with the "EasySkim" effect.

. Title
. Geographic location
. All day
. Start Date and time
. End Date and time
. Repeat: various options
. Travel time
. Calendar
. Invitations
. Alarm: various options
. Second Alarm: various options
. Note

JotTheDate is ready and fully configured at its first use.
The user still has the chance to choose between several options, including:
. iCloud, to sync events and reminders among several devices
. Options for Month, Week and Day view
. Sounds: for example, you can enable or disable at page flip.
. Time visible on events.
. New event: you can set that all new events are text-only or hand-written
. Welcome Slideshow
. Calendars:
- Default Calendar
- Calendar Color
- Enable view of events related to single Calendar

JotTheDate is available for free with a limited amount of drawings. But, with in-app purchase you can receive an unlimited amount with subscription options or premium full featured version.
JotTheDate is designed for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and iPod Touch.

What’s New

Version 17.3

• UI updates
• Bug fix

Ratings and Reviews

3.1 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

Zeusman ,

Almost there, needs a few more tweaks

Trying to settle on a calendar that I can write using my iPad that integrates to my other calendar so I can all my events. This does that, cool. Also multiple view calendar, another cool addition. Three major BUTs... 1. Wish the font was finer, too much like a coarse marker. Need more options. 2. Can’t pinch or expand view with fingers, can be hard to read calendar notes otherwise, would be a nice addition: 3. Can’t add a quick note on the calendar without tapping on date and going to another page and then at the end of the note when returning to calendar screen pops up for adding date, time, notes, etc like regular Apple calendar, not terrible but sometimes just want to add a quick reminder for myself. Don’t need all the extra stuff. This is close to what I want. I’ve tried a few of these apps and none have nailed it. One can pinch and expand, and add notes on monthly calendar view-winning but no other calendar option views and no integration with my other calendar. Another has great font options but everything else is too basic. This one ticks more boxes but the font too coarse.

ShainaJohnson ,

Some glitches

3.5 stars. I use this app because I can write out my schedule and todo list. The pen skips a lot though, it’s extremely frustrating or else I’d just use the iCal and my note pad. I also don’t like that everything saves as my jot, and that if you are writing a note and get a notification it erases everything you just wrote. However I love the layout of this app and that reminders sync to it. I also love that it. Connects to my Apple Watch. I think this app would be 5 star but the little kinks are simple fixes.

bioeric ,

Fantastic must-have calendar app

My team and I of Sales and Marketing professionals absolutely love this app. The ability to quickly and easily enter freehand notes, reminders, and calendar entries directly into your calendar(s) and sync across devices is fantastic. The handwriting itself is smooth, clean and looks like your own handwriting. My team and I have replaced other calendar/reminder apps and now use this app as our standard calendar. Besides the app, customer service is beyond fantastic. Very responsive and knowledgeable. I have worked with many app developers and by far this is the best support team I have seen. I cannot say enough great things about the app. As a business professional, you will not be disappointed by getting this app. It will change how you use your calendars and reminders.

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