A Better Way to Keep Track of Your Tasks? Check!

Simplenote is great for keeping your life organized without getting in your way. Now, it gives you a whole new way to stay on top of your tasks: Checklists! Here’s one in action: On our mobile apps, you’ll find a new button in the editor toolbar to add a checklist. On Desktop, head to FormatContinue reading “A Better Way to Keep Track of Your Tasks? Check!”

Bring All Your Notes Home with the New Importer

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve added note importing to our desktop app for Windows, Linux, and macOS: now it’s super-easy to import notes from other services, including Evernote, so all your ideas and links and snippets are in one place. (A quick note, Mac users! To use the importer, make sure you’re using theContinue reading “Bring All Your Notes Home with the New Importer”

Desktop App Updates: Find Your Focus

The latest update to the Simplenote Desktop Apps for Windows, Linux and macOS is a big one! Here’s what’s new: Focus Mode We’ve heard some amazing stories about writers that use Simplenote to create their content, drafting blog posts and even publishing a book created with the app. To make it even easier to haveContinue reading “Desktop App Updates: Find Your Focus”

Sign in with WordPress.com

There’s a new update available for all Simplenote apps! Now you can sign in with a WordPress.com account — one fewer password to remember. To sign in with your WordPress.com username and password, tap on the “Sign in with WordPress.com” button at the Simplenote login screen: That’s it! Once you’ve authorized the connection to your WordPress.comContinue reading “Sign in with WordPress.com”

Simplenote is Now Available in the Windows Store

We’re pleased to announce that Simplenote can now be downloaded directly from the Windows Store. Downloading from the Store will allow updates to the app to be delivered automatically. The app can only be downloaded from the Windows Store if you are using Windows 10. Still on Windows 7 or 8? Don’t worry, you canContinue reading “Simplenote is Now Available in the Windows Store”

Markdown Support Added in Latest macOS App Update

We’re excited to announce today that Simplenote for macOS 1.3 now supports Markdown. Also included is something new for a Simplenote app: the ability to see a live preview in the note editor of basic Markdown text formatting such as bold, italic, headings, etc: You can enable the markdown editor by clicking `Markdown formatted` in theContinue reading “Markdown Support Added in Latest macOS App Update”

Web Application Outage Details

Tuesday at about 4:50pm Pacific time our web application at app.simplenote.com went down, displaying a generic 404 error message. We discovered shortly after that Google Cloud Platform, which hosts the web application, had shut down the site due to a DMCA notice for allegedly infringing content that appeared in published notes. We worked with GoogleContinue reading “Web Application Outage Details”

Big macOS App Update Available Now

A new update of Simplenote for macOS is now available in the App Store! Here’s what’s new in version 1.2.0: New Look The app’s user interface has been updated to match the new design we implemented previously in the Windows and Linux apps. You’ll find a new toolbar at the top with some new buttonsContinue reading “Big macOS App Update Available Now”

Windows and Linux App Update Now Available

Today we’ve released a new update for the Simplenote Windows and Linux apps. Here’s what’s new in version 1.1.0: You can now filter notes by tag in the search box, including multiple tags. For example, if you wanted to search for notes tagged ‘travel’ and ‘poetry’, you would enter ‘tag:travel tag:poetry’ in the search bar.Continue reading “Windows and Linux App Update Now Available”