Keep all of your quick notes in one spot. 

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ScratchPad is a simple, free application for Mac OS X designed to help keep those notes you need to jot down organized. Essentially a modern version of the program Note Pad that came with the classic Mac OS, ScratchPad is exactly that: a scratch pad.


  • Supports rich text so you can customize your fonts and colors anyway you like
  • Support for images and pictures
  • Lightweight - has everything you need without the bulk
  • Multiple pages so you can organize your notes however you would like to
  • Automatic saving
  • Written in Cocoa to take advantage of Apple's native API
  • Free!


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  • German - Deutsch
  • Japanese - 日本語
  • French - Français

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Requires Mac OS X 10.4 or greater