Mission: Expression

Thoughts on productivity, writing, and more.

Product updates: public calendar, new homepage, multi-screen design, and more

Our headlining project for Q1 was to bring forth the Calendar View mode that we've been promising for the past year. I'm happy to report that as of today, all users of Amplenote have access to the ...

Instructions to create your own custom-styled blog with Amplenote

If you're tired of the janky WYSIWYG editor provided by your blogging platform of choice, you might be curious how to use Amplenote to author blog posts that update in real time...

Seven of our Favorite Amplenote Shortcuts

The number of shortcuts offered by Amplenote can be daunting to newcomers. Here are seven great ones to learn as a starting point.

Amplecap Beta, Task Domains, subscription upgrades, account/note deletions and more

Hey gang! Fun times at Amplenote, as we've seen our base of paying subscribers doubled during the past quarter! Yee haw 🤠. To keep the magic alive, here's a taste of what we've gotten into over the...

Harvest your best ideas with a long-term to-do list

Imagine having the perfectly calibrated to-do list. It's stuffed with high-ROI tasks that will help realize your long-term goals.

Amplenote featured on Youtube: "the best note taking app for transforming ideas into actions"

Suddenly it feels like we've got a lot more responsibility to live up to. Prominent Youtube productivity app reviewer Shu Omi took a look at Amplenote in a 17 minute video that declared Amplenote "...

Note linking hotkeys and auto-tagged notes

Today, we implemented two new hotkeys that expedite the translation from phrase into note ⚡ To go with this fresh improvement, we also extended the existing mechanism for double-bracket [[ note lin...

Networked note improvements: tag suggestions & automatic link swapping

Two big improvements to report from our recent dev efforts.

Richer Footnotes: tweets, sheets videos, and links to specific note sections

In today's release, we're making Rich Footnotes even richer still -- adding the option to embed content from Twitter, Google Spreadsheets, or YouTube. It's also now possible to link to (and preview...

Now live: Transclusion, filtered backlinks, unlinked references, and more

The focus of our most recent sprint has been to flesh out and polish our backlinks implementation. Here's how that's going.

Mobile Jots, moving tasks, fuzzy dates, iPad improvements, plus more

We’ve been dogfooding Jots since their inception, so our team is just as excited as our users to get access to this feature across the mobile platforms: iOS, Android, and iPad.

Our attempt to unify four types of apps into the Idea Execution Funnel

Our take on daily notes puts it at the beginning of a journey from idea into action.

Keyboard shortcuts & markdown examples

We recently updated our help page for keyboard shortcuts and markdown syntax examples. Check them out here.

Core customer values: robust export, fast cancellation, always listening

Customers who are first coming across the "Amplenote brand" have little opportunity to hear what values matter most to our company. That seems like it should be a solvable problem.

New: Markdown Importer, text highlighting, and more

Are you using a note taking app that exports to markdown? Previously we offered importing for Evernote and Roam, but as of today's deploy, there's a new importer in town, and it's the boringest of ...

Unified Task List: an auto-sorted list of every task you've ever created

Our most popular feature request, Unified Todo List, is being rolled out this week and next. This feature is built to wrangle hundreds or thousands of tasks you accumulate across work, hobbies, etc...

New content: Why classic todo lists always fail

If you seek freedom from the tyranny of being driven by "recent" and "urgent" tasks, this one is for you.

Bidirectional note linking, and an offer for Roam importers

Over the past year, users of every major note-taking app have clamored for better connectivity between notes in the form of bidirectional linking. Today, we're debuting our own take on this popular...

New features: sync tasks with calendar, email

Today, we'll round up a couple of the best features we've launched in the last couple months.

Embedding Amplenote: Wordpress Isn't Destiny

Hopefully at this point it's a non-controversial view that Wordpress = 🔥🗑️. It has served its purpose, but for those of us that want low hassle and high polish, Wordpress ain't the ticket. Maybe Am...

The 5 Best Todo List Apps for Recurring Tasks in 2021

If you need to get things done on a regular basis, chance are you’ve used recurring tasks in todo apps before. These can be useful for simple chores like “Take trash out every Sunday”, or long-term...

Five Amplenote Features New Users Should Try

In case you're new around here, here are the top five Amplenote features that you simply must try. Or else.

Best screenshot and screen recording tools as of 2019

An organized review after sifting through hundreds of screenshot + screen capture tools to pick which ones hit the mark

Getting Things Done with Amplenote

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small, manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.

Exporting Your Notes

Your notes are just that – yours. They represent your invaluable time, effort, creativity, and intellectual property, and we believe you should be able to use them however you like, whenever you like.