Any thoughts on fsnotes?

its a notes manager for macos+ios
-open source project
-supports markdown plaintext rtf
-textbundle+encrypted textbundle
-syntax highlighting - over 170 lang-
-icloud sync
-encrypted notes -lock with aes-256-

searched on github+reddit but no mention of fsnotes anywhere. any thoughts?

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It looks to me like the encryption is not by default, but only for notes you select.

Do you have any experience with it?

yes, there’s an option to lock selected notes. -encrypted notes can be shared-

icloud drive is optional. you can use it offline. or create-add external folders from files app-different locations.

Folder names are not encrypted.
When I create a new note it is visible in plain text in iCloud until I encrypt the note. This means that in order for the note to never be visible in iCloud unencrypted, I would have to first create a blank note each time and enable encryption for the note and then go back into the note and write the actual note.
Cryptomator can’t be selected as a destination either, which would have been a workaround.

When I create a new note it is visible in plain text in iCloud until I encrypt the note. This means that in order for the note to never be visible in iCloud unencrypted, I would have to first create a blank note each time and enable encryption for the note and then go back into the note and write the actual note.

The UX here is confusing and definitely doesn’t put privacy-first. It’s not something I would recommend.

Our recommendations at Notebooks - Privacy Guides put encryption first.

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@Mossturtlecoffee just checked releases. seems like folder encryption is in beta.

@matchboxbananasynergy thanks for feedback.

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