About & Features

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

RedNotebook is a modern journal

It includes a calendar navigation, customizable templates, export functionality and word clouds. You can also format, tag and search your entries. RedNotebook is Free Software under the GPL.

RedNotebook 1.8.0

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Screenshots

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RedNotebook 1.1 on Ubuntu

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RedNotebook 1.1 - Preview Mode


News

Version 1.8.0 released - 2013-12-12

  • Add font selection for edit mode (Philip Akesson).
  • Allow changing preview and cloud font in preferences.
  • Only allow opening RedNotebook minimized on Windows since other systems may lack a system tray.
  • Fix: Display tags starting with "SEP" in preview (lp:1255582).
  • Write scripts to cross-compile RedNotebook Windows exe and installer on Linux.

Version 1.7.3 released - 2013-11-10

  • Jump to a specific date on startup with "--date 2013-10-31" on the commandline (Rob Norris).
  • Display current date in the title bar (Rob Norris).
  • Support inserting multiple pictures in one step.
  • Add DejaVu Sans as font fallback for clouds and preview.
  • Fix setting last image directory for insert dialog.
  • Only allow exporting selected text if we are in edit mode (lp:1221792).

Version 1.7.2 released - 2013-06-28

  • Show error if saving fails due to a directory not being created.
  • Ignore hashtags starting with more than one #.
  • Fix: Allow inserting files and pictures from the "recently used" section (lp:1195759).

Version 1.7.1 released - 2013-03-01

  • Fix: Insert spellchecking correction in the correct position (LP:1137925).

Version 1.7.0 released - 2013-02-28

  • Allow filtering exported days by tags (Alistair Marshall).
  • Add option to export only the currently selected text (Alistair Marshall).
  • Move spellcheck option from preferences to edit menu and add F7 shortcut (Alistair Marshall).
  • Enable spellchecking on Windows. See help for adding custom dictionaries.
  • Better error message for invalid markup.
  • Show warning if no directory is selected before clicking the "Open" button when choosing a journal directory.
  • Gracefully handle BadStatusLines when checking for new versions.
  • Do not try to set file permissions on Windows where they are unavailable.
  • Fix hide-from-cloud for words containing backslashes (LP:1131412).
  • Fix relative file links on Windows.
  • Code: Switch from optparse to argparse (Alistair Marshall).

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