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Small Utility to export iOS notes to CSV file
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ios-note-export
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Simple tool that can be used export notes from (unencrypted) iTunes backup files to CSV files.
As Appled oes not provide a mechanism for exporting notes, I found myself facing the daunting
task of copying and pasting hundreds of notes. Instead, I switched my iTunes backup to be
unencrypted and performed a plain text search of the database and found the notes to be in
SQLite format.

Pre-requisites:
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You should have iTunes installed for the user executing the export tool, and that iTunes
should be synched to the iPhone/iPad in question. The backup should NOT be encrypted. If it
is encrypted, be sure to switch of encryption then re-sync.

Usage:
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1) Make sure you have a JRE installed : http://www.java.com/en/download/index.jsp
2) If Windows User, double click "iOS Note Exporter.exe". If on other platforms, double click the .jar file.
3) Select the folder containing the backup .... 
      If on Windows, the iTunes backup folder is <<User Folder>>/AppData/Roaming/Apple Computer/...
      If on OSX, then iTunes backup folder is usually : ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/ 
4) If notes are found, select a folder to output the CSVs.
5) Finished.

License
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 * Copyright 2012 Consoli Limited
 * 
 * Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one or more
 * contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file distributed with
 * this work for additional information regarding copyright ownership.
 * The ASF licenses this file to You under the Apache License, Version 2.0
 * (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with
 * the License.  You may obtain a copy of the License at
 *
 *      http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
 *
 * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
 * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
 * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
 * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
 * limitations under the License.

Open Source Credits:
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Utilizes the SQLite JDBC Driver (Apache License) -- http://www.xerial.org
Silk Icons (Free usage) -- http://www.famfamfam.com
Launch4J (BSD License, GNU General Public License version 2.0 (GPLv2), GNU Library or Lesser General Public License version 2.0 (LGPLv2), MIT License) -- http://sourceforge.net/projects/launch4j/

Changelog
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1.0.0 -- Nov  3, 2012 : First Release, may be bugs.
1.0.1 -- Mar  4, 2013 : Fixed headings on exported CSV file (were not aligned to the detailed records).

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