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Privacy Friendly Notes

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This app lets you create and manage notes. Currently it supports four types of notes:

  • Text
  • Checklist
  • Audio
  • Sketch

All of them can be saved on the internal storage or shared with other apps. You can also assign categories.

This app belongs to the group of Privacy Friendly Apps developed by the Technische Universität Darmstadt.


Most apps for note taking need a lot of permissions and synchronize over the internet. Consequently they use some company service, that you have to trust. While this is a convenient feature, it weakens your privacy.

Privacy Friendly Apps are group of Android applications which are optimized regarding privacy. Further information can be found in the [here] (


Further development requires Android Studio, we recommend to use at least version 2.2.2

API Reference

Mininum SDK: 17 Target SDK: 25


Privacy Friendly Notes is licensed under the GPLv3. Copyright (C) 2016 Robin Morawetz

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see

This app uses icons licensed under the [CC BY 2.5] ( In addition, the app uses icons from Google Design Material Icons licensed under Apache License Version 2.0. All other images (the logo of Privacy Friendly Apps, the SECUSO logo, the app logos and the splash icon) copyright Technische Universtität Darmstadt (2016).


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