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Simplenote is an easy way to keep notes, lists, ideas and more. Your notes stay in sync with all your devices for free. Share notes with other users to collaborate on a project together or to access the same list.

The Simplenote experience is all about speed and efficiency. Open it, write some thoughts, and you’re done. As your collection of notes grows, you can search them instantly and keep them organized with tags and pins. Work with other people on the same note by sharing it and publish notes to the web for other people to see.

The best way to learn about Simplenote is to try it. You'll be asked to create an account. This allows your notes to be backed up online and synchronized automatically.

After you sign up, try creating some notes! Then go to to download Simplenote for your other devices.

What's New in Version 4.4.1

- Fixed the ActionSheet on iPad Devices
- New Markdown Support!
- Updated Sync'ing Core
- Added Printing Capabilities to the Share Sheet
- Multiple bugfixes here and there!


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Customer Reviews

Just perfect!

I use Simplenote every day and it just works perfectly - syncs across devices almost instantly, is well-designed and fast. It has exactly the right amount of functionality, and I use tags to find notes in a second. Updates don't add unnecessary features or change the workflow, which is a rare plus with apps! I dumped the bloated Evernote and Pocket for this app, and use it as a one-stop for material from the web, my brain, research, and any other source that just needs recording as text. I can then work on all that material in any device or transfer it to another app later as needed (without any intrusive formatting) into to other apps - usually IAWriter for more detailed text. Having tried and fallen away from quite a few more complex task managers, I also use it for my TODO list which stays pinned to the top - the speed, perfect sync and simplicity means I actually read it every day and even actually get things done! It's great to be able to use one app for many text-related things.

Simple Note

Love this app for all the things I was putting into Apple Notes, which is filling up with too many notes, making it difficult to sort through, so I use Simplenote for short term requirement to nudge my brain day to day.
The above was written a while ago and I love this little app which is not really so little and I use it every day in sync with all my devices because it's so easy to keep bits of thought and what gets forgotten in my shopping, this is a couldn't do without it "app"

Just works - a great app

Simplenote is one of those all-too-rare apps that "just works".

I'm sure there's lots to it beneath the surface but from my perspective as a user, it's just a fast, clean and simple note-taking app that syncs flawlessly between all my devices.

Apple's Notes app is now much better than it was when it first appeared, but I remain loyal to Simplenote and its minimalist simplicity - it's deservedly on the front page of both my iPhone and iPad and opens automatically when I boot up my MacBook Pro.

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Productivity
  • Updated:
  • Version: 4.4.1
  • Size: 21.3 MB
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Welsh
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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