What's new in Evernote for Mac

What's new in Evernote for Mac
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What's new in Evernote for Mac

Screenshot from the new Evernote for Mac

Overview

We’re excited to share the all-new Evernote app for Mac. The new app provides a more modern appearance and streamlined Evernote experience.

Some notable features include:

  • Improved note editor. More control over headings and a standardized font selection means your notes will look the same everywhere.
  • New note button. Click the button to create a new text note, or click the arrow to quickly access templates.
  • Faster search. See real-time suggestions as you type and narrow your search results with filters.
  • Reimagined sketch. Use your mouse to draw and take handwritten notes.
  • Dark mode. Dark mode makes reading and writing easier on your eyes.

In addition, we’ve made improvements to several other functions such as note merging, multi-select, internal note links, and view options.

To update to the new version of Evernote, go to evernote.com/download.

Frequently asked questions

How do I get the new app?

To download the new version of Evernote, visit evernote.com/download or the App Store on your Mac. If you already have Evernote installed on your computer, the new installer will walk you through the process of updating to the new version.

Why am I unable to see the update in the App Store?

The update may take some time to propagate through the App Store. In addition, make sure you are on macOS 10.14 or later, as the new Evernote app does not support older versions of macOS.

How can I tell which version of the app I’m using?

A quick way to tell if you’re using the new Evernote app is to compare your app to the photo you see in this article. Notably, the new app has a new, larger "New note" button.

In addition, you can verify the version number by going to Evernote > About Evernote from the menu bar, and looking at the bottom of the "About Evernote" window. The new Evernote app is version 10.0.

What features are not yet available in the new app?

This is not an exhaustive list of features, but the most notable include:

  • App preferences
  • Export options other than ENEX
  • Evernote Helper
  • Audio note recording and playback
  • Quick switcher (Cmd+J)
  • Published notebooks (Evernote Business)

What features are no longer supported in the new app?

This is not an exhaustive list of features, but the most notable include:

  • Local notebooks
  • Presentation mode
  • Context
  • ScanSnap Evernote Edition firmware and software

Can I use the new Evernote app offline?

Yes. To use Evernote offline, ensure you are signed in to the app before disconnecting from the internet.

Where did the sync button go?

Evernote has a completely new sync architecture and now syncs automatically across all of your devices.

Where did the search bar move to?

The search bar is now located in the navigation menu on the left side of the app, right above the New Note button.

Where did tags move to?

Your tags list can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left side of the app. When viewing or editing a note, tags are now located at the bottom of the note editor in the note panel.

Why doesn't [a specific] keyboard shortcut work anymore?

Some keyboard shortcuts have not been implemented yet. Others are tied to functionality that is not available in the new app. For a list of current keyboard shortcuts, see Keyboard shortcuts in Evernote for Mac.

Why can’t I send a message when sharing notes or notebooks?

Messaging has been removed from the share functionality, but you can still send messages to other Evernote users through Work Chat.

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