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Simple keyboard-driven note taking.

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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:

  • Cross platform for macOS, Linux and Windows
  • Free
  • 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


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