Simple Notepad

Simple Notepad

Make notes and sync them. What could be more simple?

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What is Simple Notepad?
'Simple Notepad' is a convenient Chrome extension that facilitates easy note creation. It gives users the flexibility to create multiple notes which can be automatically synced across different Chrome installations, thanks to the bookmark syncing feature. The extension not only remembers the user's editing position but also offers the ease of copying selected text, links, and page details directly to the note via a right-click menu, ensuring seamless web browsing and note-taking all at once.
Users: 10,000+
Rating: 3.99 (209)
Version: 1.5.3 (Last updated: 2012-07-18)
Creation date: 2012-07-18
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • bookmarks
  • contextMenus
Size: 621.57K
URLs: Website
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What could be more simple than wanting to create a note whilst browsing the web? Well Simple Notepad allows you to do just that! In fact Simple Notepad lets you create as many notes as you want. Do you use more than one installation of Chrome? Then your notes will sync across your different installations using your bookmarks so you'll never have to worry about keeping your notes in sync manually, or wonder what the note said on your other machine, it just happens!

Ok so enough of the waffle here is a feature list:

-- Create multiple notes -- Notes backed up to your Google bookmarks (this can be turned on/off in the Simple Notepad options) -- Notes synced across Chrome installations (requires Bookmark Syncing) -- Synchronizing on a schedule and manually force a synchronization. -- It will remember where you were editing the note and keep the cursor position and even the selection. -- Resize the note window to whatever size you like. -- Copy selected text to a note using a right click menu. -- Copy a link to a note using a right click menu -- Copy the page title and URL to a note using a right click menu -- Can choose between the classic Simple Notepad layout and an Opera Notes style layout

User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Simple and easy to use
  • Useful for quick note taking
  • Works well for basic note taking needs
  • Sync feature does not work reliably
  • Limited customization options
  • Some users experienced issues with the extension interfering with bookmarks
Most mentioned
  • Sync feature not working
  • Useful for quick note taking
  • Limited customization options
Recent reviews
Easy to use. I used to it in a sec.
by Bo Gimm Bo Gimm, 2020-01-15

Sync does not work. Deletes new notes and does not update regularly.
by Theo Doro Theo Doro, 2024-06-17

can you extend the extension to replace default 'new tab' page
by douh nacer douh nacer, 2024-03-30
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Risk impact

Simple Notepad is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Simple Notepad has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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