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  • Insert #hashtags
  • Format text bold, italic or underlined
  • Insert images, files and links
  • Spell check
  • Search-as-you-type
  • Automatic saving
  • Backup to zip archive
  • Word clouds with most common words and tags
  • Templates
  • Export to plain text, HTML or Latex
  • Future-proof: data is stored in plain text files
  • Private: you own your data
  • Translated into more than 30 languages

RedNotebook is a desktop 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 or LaTeX. RedNotebook is Free Software under the GPL.

RedNotebook 2.29.3

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Version 2.29.3 released - 2023-01-16

  • Make all menu items translatable (Jendrik Seipp).
  • Packaging: install translation files under /share/locale again (#666, Jendrik Seipp).

Version 2.29.2 released - 2023-01-13

  • Fix `setup.py` script: only build translation files when needed (Jendrik Seipp).
  • Add continuous integration check to ensure that the basic Debian package builds correctly (Jendrik Seipp).

Version 2.29.1 released - 2023-01-12

  • Remove bundled msgfmt.py module and use msgfmt binary from gettext suite instead. This fixes most of the translations on Windows (Jendrik Seipp).

Version 2.29 released - 2022-12-31

  • Document alternatives for changing the GTK theme on Windows (Ankur A Sharma, #494).
  • Fix en_GB translations (Jendrik Seipp, #659).

Version 2.28.1 released - 2022-12-28

  • Require `setuptools` for Debian package (Jendrik Seipp).

Version 2.28 released - 2022-12-28

  • Remove code that uses the deprecated `distutils` module (Jendrik Seipp, #655, #656).
  • Fix checking for newer versions (Jendrik Seipp).
  • Gracefully handle unsupported locale settings (Jendrik Seipp, #613).

Version 2.27.2 released - 2022-12-01

  • Fix passing command line arguments (Jendrik Seipp).
  • Update translation files (Jendrik Seipp).

Version 2.27.1 released - 2022-11-18

  • Fix application ID for Flatpak (#650, Jendrik Seipp).

Version 2.27 released - 2022-11-16

  • Upgrade to GTK 3.24 on Windows (Jendrik Seipp).
  • Use external preview on Windows since embedding the preview is impossible with newer GTK versions (Jendrik Seipp).
  • Use GtkApplication class and only allow running one RedNotebook instance at a time (Jendrik Seipp).
  • Add support for GtkSourceView 4 (Jendrik Seipp).
  • Raise minimum Python version to 3.6 (Jendrik Seipp).
  • Add more languages to Windows installer (Jendrik Seipp).

Version 2.26 released - 2022-09-28

  • Fix issue #632 by skipping obsolete Python function (Jendrik Seipp).
  • Fix: only try to load CEF Python on Windows (Jendrik Seipp).
  • Update Turkish translation (sabriunal).

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