Skip to content


Repository files navigation

Build Status


Nanonote is a minimalist note taking application.


It automatically saves anything you type. Being minimalist means it has no synchronisation, does not support multiple documents, images or any advanced formatting (the only formatting is highlighting URLs and Markdown-like headings).

It is developed and tested on Linux but also works on macOS and Windows as well.


Binary packages for Linux, macOS and Windows are available on the release page.

Tips and tricks

Even if Nanonote has a minimalist user interface, it comes with some handy shortcuts. Learn more about them from the tips and tricks page.

Building it

Nanonote requires Qt 5 and CMake. To build it, do the following:

Get the source:

git clone
cd nanonote
git submodule update --init

Build Nanonote:

mkdir build
cd build
cmake ..
sudo make install

You can also build rpm and deb files using make package after make.