Free your mind.

Standard Notes is a free, secure note-taking app with powerful end-to-end encryption, unparalleled privacy features, and seamless cross-platform syncing on unlimited devices.


A steel vault for your mind.

Standard Notes is a secure digital notes app that protects your notes and files with audited, industry-leading end-to-end encryption. Only you have access to the keys required to decrypt your data.
Write and store all your notes and files in one secure place and seamlessly access them across all your devices.

Write fearlessly.

Note-taking services like Evernote, Google Keep, Notion, and Simplenote cannot prevent employees and governments from reading your data.
Standard Notes features advanced security and privacy controls that protect your data against hacks, data breaches, government access, and even employee access.

Your notes and files, always.

Never worry about losing your data again. You'll always have an offline copy of your data, so you can access your notes and files even without an internet connection.
Automated backups and secure cloud sync ensure that your data is safe and sound, even if your device is lost, damaged, or stolen.
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Take back your data.

Shape-shifting privacy policies and unauthorized access by
and other non-encrypted services can lead to leaks, doxing, financial fraud, identity theft, loss of control over your information, and other existential harms to you or your business. Safeguard your private data with zero-knowledge encryption and open, audited applications by Standard Notes.
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Download Standard Notes

Unlimited notes, unlimited devices, all for free.

Who is Standard Notes?

We’re an independent company founded on an ethos of software sustainability and ethical data practices. Our code is completely open and independently audited by leading security researchers.
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