MiniNote is quite simply the best notes app you will ever use. It has been engineered from the ground up to offer the fastest and most pleasurable note taking experience possible. Try it for a week and you'll be hooked for life.

The app lives in your Mac's menubar and is always available at the click of a button. Use it to write down your thoughts and important pieces of information and be happy in the knowledge that your notes will be easily accessible when needed.

Full feature list:

⁕ Beautiful pixel perfect design with retina support
⁕ Advanced dynamic search bar to quickly find the note you are looking for
⁕ Create and view favourites using the Star button.
⁕ Time stamps for each note you create
⁕ Share notes via Email, Facebook, Twitter and iMessage
⁕ Backup notes to a location you choose in RTF and TXT format
⁕ Anchor button to make the app visible above all other apps
⁕ Handy keyboard shortcuts:
- Ctrl + N to open app
- Cmd + Ctrl + N to create a new note
- Cmd + R to anchor
- Cmd + [ to go back to list view
- Cmd + F to search whilst in list view
- Cmd + , to enter the Settings panel
- Cmd + P to Print notes
- Cmd + X/C/V to Cut/Copy/Paste text respectively
- Cmd + Z to undo
- Cmd + Shift + Z to redo
- Esc to hide window

Want more cool features such as real-time cloud syncing, detachable and resizable window, multiple themes and text formatting? Then be sure to check out MiniNote Pro - it is everything you would ever want from a note taking app.

Not convinced? Well, here' s how you can use MiniNote for all your every day needs:

⁕ Take notes without opening a new app - MiniNote simply rests on your menu bar at all times
⁕ Particularly useful for students during lectures/classes, professionals in a meeting, etc.
⁕ You can easily copy and paste in text that you may later require
⁕ Got that million dollar idea? Make sure you take a note of it using this ever present app!
⁕ Names, numbers, email addresses can all be jotted down in a jiffy
⁕ Take your MacBook to your kitchen and use MiniNote as a recipe manager!
⁕ Birthdays and presents - make a list of both to always keep at hand.
⁕ And much, much more.

We've spent a great deal of time thinking about the details and after using this app for a few days, you'll begin to notice our small yet creative touches. We plan on a very active development cycle, so please spread the word and keep sending us your feedback!

What’s New

Version 5.2

- Fixes white cursor on white background bug for users that are using dark mode on macOS Mojave

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
64 Ratings
64 Ratings
mustang_359 ,

Much better!

I was using the app called Bits for a few months and it went well until I realized the backup files couldn’t open, and just after that, Bits randomly deleted all of my entries. I spent hours every couple of days writing those. I was so mad. Tried several other journal apps with no avail, until I found this one. I’ve only written one entry, and I can tell it’s 100x better!! I love that it stays in the top bar of my screen, and I can toggle it off and on being on top of other windows. And it’s also so easy to backup entries on a flash drive, which is what I was looking for!! I’ll definitely be upgrading to the Pro version ASAP!

dbWrangler2 ,

Mini-Note Pro and Ancestry

I am writing a book about family history. There are many ancestors numbering up into the thousands. Each time I find new information or a new ancestor, I copy and paste into MiniNote pro under that person's name and then when is time to write about that individual, I open the MiniNote of that person with all the collected facts and stories and compose a proper and interesting history. It is so easy. 1. Click on the MiniNote Pro in the menu bar which pops up Mininotes, 2. Click on new or search for a specific person, 3. Paste information and click on the same icon in the menu bar. Done.

Dannybam ,

Use it everyday in college.

Love this app and I use it to keep track of what’s due in each of my classes throughout the week, as well as a to-do list for the week. I just wish you could select an option to keep a note at the top permanently, even while you have other notes favorited. I reccomend you give this a try if you’re always carrying your laptop with you to class. It’s quick to open, and easy to use.


4.7 MB

OS X 10.10 or later, 64-bit processor



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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