UpNote: notes, diary, journal 4+

Beautiful. Simple. Easy to use

UpNote Company Limited

    • 4.8 • 570 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



UpNote is a clean and beautiful app for writing and organizing. It's easy to use with rich features and delightful experience.

UpNote is designed to help you take notes easily and stay focused on what matters most.

UpNote has beautiful fonts and elegant themes that you can adjust to make your writing experience most comfortable and pleasant.

You can immerse yourself in writing with focus mode. The design is clean and minimal which helps you stay free from any distraction. You could also enable typewriter mode to focus on your writing.

UpNote is an ideal place to keep your diary and journal. It has a powerful lock feature so that you can rest assured that your notes stay private and secure.

UpNote’s intuitive organizing system will keep your note space neat and light. There are many ways to organize your notes: putting them into notebooks, pinning your notes to the top of the note list, bookmarking them for quick reference or linking to other notes. You can also close any notebooks to focus on only most important one.

UpNote’s rich editor makes it perfect for planning and managing your tasks. Simply write down your to-do list and have them synced to all your devices.

UpNote offers highlight, text colors, table, nested list, code and many other important formatting tools so that you could easily format your notes.

UpNote syncs notes instantly on all devices. It also works reliably offline, so you could take note anytime, anywhere.

If you are a markdown user, UpNote is great for you too. It has intuitive shortcuts based on markdown, which makes it more fun to write notes. You can also export your notes to Markdown or PDF.

If your Mac has touch bar and Touch ID, UpNote supports them too. The touch bar helps you apply formats quickly without using a mouse. You can also use Touch ID to securely unlock your notes.

Try UpNote now and you will fall in love with it!


Upgrade to Premium to get full power of UpNote:
- Lock your notes and notebooks
- Insert table and attachments
- Write unlimited number of notes
- Elegant themes and notebook covers
- Export to text PDF, HTML and Markdown


Price may vary by location. Subscriptions will be charged to your credit card through your iTunes account. Your subscription will automatically renew unless canceled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. You will not be able to cancel the subscription once activated. Manage your subscriptions in Account Settings after purchase. Any unused portion of a free trial peri​od will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription.


If you have any question or feedback, we would love to hear it. Send an email to support@getupnote.com, and we would love to get in touch with you!


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What’s New

Version 9.4.4

- Fixed updating PDF file name may not work when the file is in Preview mode.
- Fixed issue where using the slash command could cause the cursor to jump to the next line.
- Improved syncing attachment to be more reliable.
- Fixed an issue where the app might not save the note if the app quits quickly.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
570 Ratings

570 Ratings

hikerspath ,

The Best Upgrade to Notes Since... Evernote!

So I started with Note bacn before they were really a thing (I think) more than 12 years ago anyway. I've ridden with them through a lot of junk and changes in the company. I was even ok with paying a monthly fee to keep the company on its feat, but somehwere along the line they just stopped listening to the people who got them where they were!

I sent countless feedback submissions, and even tried help requests, but never got any result (or even response). Now to have installed UpNote... Now, I am a software developer, so they ticked a LOT of buttons with UpNote's markdown support, but they even picked up the engineers napkin with their scketching option on the iPad.

I had a couple ideas after using the app through a messy import from Evernote (not UpNote's fault) to remove some of their formatting garbage. After all is said and done, I was pretty happy but submitted my ideas to the developers. You can imagine my shock when I got a response... from a real person type of response, and they said to keep them coming! You guys are my new fav and I truly hope more find UpNote and decide to upgrade their notetaking experience.


Trust me don't wast your time with other note apps! UpNote is the best!

I have been searching for a new notes app since Evernote began to charge outrageous prices. I have tried Standard notes, BEAR, Notesnook, Amplenotes.... may I continue. After searching high and low, I have come to the conclusion that Upnotes is the best because 1. It is simple. 2. The app is written well so it does not get in the way of your work. 3. I have not had any syncing issues. For me this means that they have the best importer from evernote. They have markdown support. 4. Robust features including - Collapasable sections, note linking, Apple pencil support, text color, higlighting etc. 5. Finaly the way they handle attachments is excellent. My attachments look outstanding.

The only negative I have is that UpNotes does not have end to end encription. I hope they are able to develop this feature in the future. But, inspite of that flaw, because of all that this app offers it deserves a 5 star rating!

Cmostg ,

Game Changing Feature

I am really loving this note taking app. I was using evernote but I am a not a fan of the visual look. It is stale and lifeless. With this you can customize your notebooks and have different covers.

The nested notebooks are a gamechanger as well. You can just keep nesting notebooks inside of eachother which is like having a ton of folders inside one another. Evernote does not have this Feature and makes this note taking system a 10/10 for me. Evernote does have a way where you can do it once to create a folder inside of your main notebooks. But with this you can create infinite number of folders because you can keep creating nested folders inside of a nested folder.

Its a very clean and great looking app that makes me more motivated to use it. I also like that its cheaper and you can purchase it once without paying a monthly fee.

I would love to see an option where you can copy stuff from your computer on to the note. Like dragging a folder or file. In omnifocus if you attach a file to the note. You can go back and open it and it will take you to that file on your computer. It's almost like saving a shortcut or path so that when you click it just goes to that file locaiton on your compuer and you can open it from there. I am not sure if its even possible but bringing it up just in case.

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