We all make those little notes to ourselves. Whether it's an idea we want to explore or a phone call we need to make, we jot it down on whatever scrap of paper is readily available with the hope we'll be able to find it later.

This is where Notes4Me comes in. It's designed to make creating and finding these notes as quickly and easily as possible. Just click the icon in the menu bar and start typing. Think of it as a holding place for your thoughts until you have time to act on them.

Notes4Me also makes it easy to move notes elsewhere if you need to take that initial idea and develop it into something larger.

Key Features Include:

• Notes4Me runs in your Mac's menu bar so it's instantly available whenever you need it.
• Sync your notes between Notes4Me on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac with iCloud.
• Recognizes addresses, tracking numbers, links, phone numbers, flight numbers, and other information. Just click on them to get directions, track a package, etc.
• Pin important notes to the top of the note list.
• Share your notes with other apps and people using macOS's built-in share sheets.
• Send To Notes4Me extension for sending notes to Notes4Me from within other apps.
• Drag and drop text onto the icon in the menu bar and Notes4Me will start a new note with that text.
• Support for Dark Mode and Accent colors in macOS Mojave.

What’s New

Version 2.1

• You can now set a hot key to open the Notes4Me window (finally)!
• Native support for Apple Silicon-based Macs.
• Fixed a bug where the window can appear on the wrong screen on Macs with multiple monitors.
• Fixed a bug where Notes4Me always ran in dark mode under Big Sur.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

madisonsj ,

Exactly what I was looking for

I have always in need of something that is quick and convenient to jot down things. Used many lightweight editors in both my Window days and now with Mac (using since 2007). Have used many variants on Mac but none really met my needs but Notes4Me came to rescue. Following was what got me sold. If below is what you are looking for, I think you will be very happy with this!

1. Easy to bring up. Now with keyboard shortcut that was added with latest update.
2. Quick to bring up and easy to enter without clutter.
3. Universally available on all my devices. 2 Macs, 1 iPod and 1 iPhone.
4. It strips all formatting to make it plain text when copy/pasted from the note.

Room_Service ,

Case Study in simplicity and useability

Thank you. Other people really need to get on this. You dont need DevonThink or EverNote, or markdown to take a note. You need this.

Bambro7 ,

Great App

I highly recommend the purchase of this app. I had a few questions and the developers rapidly responded to my inquires. I give this app five stars

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