About & Features

  • #Hashtags
  • Format your text bold, italic or underlined
  • Insert Images, files and links to websites
  • Links and mail addresses are recognized automatically
  • Spell Check
  • Live-Search
  • Automatic saving
  • Backup to zip archive
  • Word Clouds with most often used words and tags
  • Templates
  • Export the journal to plain text, HTML, Latex or PDF
  • The data is stored in plain text files, no database is needed
  • Translated into more than 30 languages

RedNotebook is a modern journal

It lets you format, tag and search your entries. You can also add pictures, links and customizable templates, spell check your notes, and export to plain text, HTML, Latex or PDF. RedNotebook is Free Software under the GPL.

RedNotebook 2.4

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RedNotebook 2.0 on Ubuntu


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Version 2.4 released - 2018-03-07

  • Make search significantly faster by indexing all days.
  • Allow searching for multiple words.
  • Add AppVersion to InnoSetup file.
  • Homepage: Switch to HTTPS.

Version 2.3 released - 2017-09-25

  • Compress backups.
  • Use newer txt2tags version 2.6 and reapply changes to obtain a GPL-2+ version.
  • Remove brittle PDF export. Please export to HTML and print to PDF with browser instead.
  • Remove intro page from export wizard.
  • Fix: image files were not found on Windows and Mac OS.
  • Print peak memory usage on Linux when program exits.
  • Hide tags panel completely by default instead of only minimizing it.
  • Update Debian files (@kathenas).

Version 2.2 released - 2017-09-08

  • Port RedNotebook 2 to Windows.
  • Windows: uninstall old version before installing new version to remove old files.
  • Windows: use Aspell for spell checking.
  • Update Debian files (@kathenas).

Version 2.1.5 released - 2017-08-09

  • Fix debian/control.

Version 2.1.4 released - 2017-08-08

  • Use old names for appdata and desktop files.

For the full list of changes have a look at the Changelog.