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 14.0

• It is now available a facility for searching text in title of the stored events. Click the striped menu button and select 'Find Text And Filter'

Ratings and Reviews

3.4 out of 5
24 Ratings
24 Ratings
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.

revmark96 ,


So much there but that drawing stylus needs some adjusting! It’s TOO BIG. Needs a palette choice. Can’t use it in this form.

Developer Response ,

Sorry for delay in answering. You have it ! When drawing tap the button with the three stripes. A small rectangle shows with an icon with gears at the top left. Tap on that: the three top icons shows three different pen dimensions, and nine more icons show nine color choice: you may change as you wish dimensions and colors tapping on them. When you are done click again the icon with the gears, choose your pen/color and that's it.

trflick ,

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Stefano Tosi
58.9 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Arabic, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Age Rating
Rated 9+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
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In-App Purchases
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  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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