Standard Notes is an open-source private notes app with end-to-end encryption and powerful extensions.

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Standard Notes is a safe place for your notes, thoughts, and life’s work.

A free, open-source, and completely encrypted notes app.

100% Private.

Your notes are encrypted and secured so only you can decrypt them. No one but you can read your notes (not even us).


Keeping our app simple means you’ll spend less time fighting and more time writing. It’s faster and lighter than most note apps.

Powerful Extensions.

Compose any kind of note, from rich text to Markdown and code. Change the mood and find new inspiration with beautiful themes.


Our apps are built carefully to optimize overall lifetime and long-term survivability.

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