A Simplenote Dashboard Widget by Resen™

Quickly and easily access your Simplenote account from your OS X dashboard.

Stay organized with no effort. Let your notes automatically sync between multiple devices.


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Terms of Use

By using DashNote ("Service"), you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions ("Terms of Use") set forth by Resen, Corp. ("We").

  • You are responsible for keeping your login and password safe.
  • The Service should not be used to store sensitive information such as bank account numbers, credit card information, or passwords.
  • We are not responsible for any information stored with the Service.
  • We reserve the right to notify users of new releases products via email.
  • We reserve the right to modify or terminate the Service for any reason, without notice at any time.
  • We reserve the right to alter these Terms of Use at any time.
  • We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.

What's New

August 21st, 2012
  • Real-time push updates
  • Greatly-improved syncing performance
  • Removed 100-note limit on initial load
  • Added ability to close ad banner
  • Added searching by tag, by prefixing tag with "#"
  • High-resolution Retina display support
  • Moved from Simpltenote API to new Simperium API
  • Removed "refresh" button
  • Minor UI adjustments
March 30th, 2012
  • Fixed issue that could cause new notes to appear blank if the user closed them before they are autosaved.
  • Improved asset caching to avoid strange behavior immediately following an update due to files not getting updated.
March 26th, 2012
  • It's now possible to edit a note before the entire list of notes is downloaded and indexed
  • Improved background note syncing, especially when notes are changed remotely by other devices
March 22nd, 2012
  • Completely new design
  • Reprogrammed from the ground up to be more efficient and faster
  • Full support of the pinning feature
  • More reliable syncing and note merging
  • Better background syncing for changes made by other devices
  • Removed mailing list opt-in
  • Introduced text ad
  • Fixed "=&" bug
  • Now works in a web browser window (Safari only)
  • Fixed bookmarking bug
  • Bolder font to counter-act "rigid" dashboard text anti-aliasing
  • Changed icon for deleting notes from an "x" to a trash can to avoid confusion with the "close" action
  • Added icons to "Are you sure?" note deletion confirmation prompt
January 3rd, 2011
  • Added option to opt-out of receiving occasional notification emails of new product releases from Resen
  • Updated to use new Simplenote API 2
  • Improved syncing to better protect data in case of conflict
  • Added partial support for pinned notes
  • Added partial support for shared notes
  • Limited note indexing to 100 at a time, per the new Simplenote API 2
  • Added automatic note loading when user scrolls to bottom of list
  • Added link to the Simplenote site for those who don't already have an account
  • Updated javascript library (jQuery 1.4.4)
  • Changed Doctype to HTML5
March 18th, 2010
  • Added undo/redo functionality (cmd+z/cmd+shift+z)
February 9th, 2010
  • Fixed recurring bug that prevented new accounts, or accounts with no notes from being able to sign in
February 3rd, 2010
  • UI Persistence - automatically restored to its previous state after auto sync instead of taking you back to the notes list
  • More reliable auto-syncing
  • Improvements to network error handling
January 18th, 2010
  • Significantly faster loading
January 12th, 2010
  • Fixed bug that prevented new accounts, or accounts with no notes from being able to sign in
  • Fixed bug that prevented search field from being cleared after refresh
  • Replaced aqua-themed scrollbars
January 4th, 2010
  • Search
  • Ability to start a search by typing anywhere on the home screen
  • Ability to open a note with the enter key when a search has been narrowed down to one note
  • Erase confirmation prompt buttons now read Cancel/Erase instead of No/Yes
  • Fixed UI bug with erase confirmation prompt positioning
  • Fixed bug that prevented accounts with email addresses containing the "+" character from being able to sign in