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Xournal++

by Xournalpp Developers

Take handwritten notes

Xournal++ is a hand note taking software written in C++ with the target of flexibility, functionality and speed. Stroke recognizer and other parts are based on Xournal Code, which you can find at sourceforge. It supports Linux (e.g. Ubuntu, Debian, Arch, SUSE), macOS and Windows 10. Supports pen input from devices such as Wacom Tablets.

Xournal++ features:

  • Supports pressure senstive styluses and digital pen tables (e.g. Wacom, Huion, XP Pen, etc. tablets)
  • Paper backgrounds for notetaking, scratch paper, or whiteboarding
  • Annotate on top of PDFs
  • Export to a variety of formats including SVG, PNG and PDF, both from the GUI and command line
  • Different drawing tools (e.g.pen, highlighter) and stroke styles (e.g. solid, dotted)
  • Shape drawing (line, arrow, circle, rectangle, spline)
  • Fill shape functionality
  • Shape resizing and rotation
  • Rotation and grid snapping for precise alignment of objects
  • Input stabilization for smoother writing/drawing
  • Text tool for adding text in different fonts, colors and sizes
  • Enhanced support for image insertion
  • Eraser with multiple configurations
  • LaTeX support (requires a working LaTeX installation) with customizeable template
  • Sidebar with Page Previews with advanced page sorting, PDF Bookmarks and Layers (can be individually hidden/edited)
  • Allows mapping different tools/colors etc. to stylus/mouse buttons
  • Customizeable toolbar with multiple configurations, e.g. to optimize toolbar for portrait/landscape
  • Page Template definitions
  • Bug reporting, autosave, and auto backup tools
  • Audio recording and playback alongside with handwritten notes
  • Multi language support (over 20 languages supported)
  • Plugins using Lua scripting

Changes in version 1.1.3

9 days ago
Installed Size~24 MB
Download Size8 MB
Available Architecturesaarch64, x86_64
Installs72,029
LicenseGNU General Public License v2.0 only

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Manual Install

Make sure to follow the setup guide before installing

flatpak install flathub com.github.xournalpp.xournalpp

Run

flatpak run com.github.xournalpp.xournalpp