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Simple keyboard-driven note taking.

nimblenote logo


nimblenote is a simple keyboard-driven note taking application. Search, create, edit and delete notes all without the mouse.

"a rather splendid keyboard-driven note taking app for macOS and Linux" - omg! ubuntu!

nimblenote is built with Electron and React and its goals are to be:

  • Free and (soon to be) open source
  • Cross platform for macOS, Linux and Windows
  • Fast
  • Simple


nimblenote screenshot


Get started

When you launch nimblenote you'll be greeted with a welcome page, and after you start typing notes, type in ? into the search box to get additional help.

Get in touch

Please feel free to email or follow us on twitter at @nimblenoteapp for updates.


Please help the development of nimblenote by sponsoring me on GitHub


nimblenote is currently closed source, but will become open source as soon as I've tidied up the code a litle. It was originally a prototype...


Something missing? Edit this app.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab