Is Standard Notes an open-source notes app?

The Standard Notes application and server are 100% open-source. This ensures that it’s clear how your data is being handled every step of the way. Many companies promise encryption but don’t open up their code for peer-review. We believe the definition of end-to-end encryption should mean that code on both ends is open-sourced. While trust in a closed system can be convenient at times, nothing is more trustable than mathematical certainty and utter transparency.

Our repositories can be viewed here.

To learn more about why open-source is important, be sure to read our Privacy Manifesto and our Longevity Statement.

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