Our customers made these suggestions for improving Amplenote. Suggestions for improving Amplenote.
Now that we have foldable bullets, we should be able to extend it to headings too!
Suggested by: Lucian (15 Jul, '21) • Upvoted: yesterday • Comments: 10
Search Should Highlight Searched Text
When searching, the matching text should be highlighted in notes that are returned.
Suggested by: Stowe Boyd (01 Aug, '19) • Upvoted: yesterday • Comments: 7
Allow editing text and tasks that are backlinked from the Backlinks tab
Currently, when a task is backlinked, it is not clickable/editable. It would be good if one could both complete and edit a task as part of a Note's backlink.
Suggested by: Brian Cohen (28 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 21 Mar • Comments: 8
Under consideration note-linking
Create Amplenote home-screen widgets for Android/iOS
This would make it easy to locate Amplenote on my Android. Moderator edit: updated title to include iOS too.
Suggested by: Moderator (06 Aug, '18) • Upvoted: 22 Mar • Comments: 16
Development underway mobile
Make relation between notes more obvious.
Suggested by: Jean Pierre (09 May, '20) • Upvoted: today • Comments: 19
Connect to Apple Calendar
I was pretty excited to start using Amplenote when I saw the calendar function and particularly the option to drag and drop tasks into the spaces between existing ...
Suggested by: Rebecca (22 May, '21) • Upvoted: 19 Mar • Comments: 26
Under consideration calendar
View/open PDFs inline within note (no separate download)
It would be helpful to read PDFs within the note rather than having an external attachment.
Suggested by: Nick C (20 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 22 Mar • Comments: 10
Add support for editable transclusions
I would like to include part of one note in another, preferable editable in both places. Roam does block level and Obsidian does header level, but I would like some ...
Suggested by: Mike (07 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 21 Mar • Comments: 10
Under consideration note-linking
Show inline-completed tasks in completed task stats
It would be nice to have the option to choose whether or not my completed todo items move down into a different section. Sometimes I'd like them to stay inline.
Suggested by: Bill (06 Aug, '18) • Upvoted: 21 Mar • Comments: 37
Under consideration effort-high tasks
"Tasks Done" page with global task score graph (completed task stats)
In the tasks area, I'd like a "done" page with all the ticked-off item grouped by day so I can see how much I did each day + a global task score graph to analyse dips ...
Suggested by: Saskia (19 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: today • Comments: 19
Add task dependencies
- Tasks should be able to be dependent on other tasks. - Those dependent tasks should be in the "Hidden Tasks" until the "blocked" task is complete, and then the ...
Suggested by: Brian Cohen (22 May, '20) • Upvoted: 16 Mar • Comments: 11
It would be great if you could check your tasks in Kanban view based on their statuses. Every status could be a column in the Kanban view. You could change the tasks ...
Suggested by: Buma (06 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 22 Mar • Comments: 6
Add a task with a due date without requiring a specific due time.
I would like to be able to add a task with a due date without having to add a specific due time. Perhaps you could add a “none” option to the due time drop down list.
Suggested by: Chris (14 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 2 days ago • Comments: 6
Drawing / handwriting
Ability to draw/hand write, particularly on iPad. Currently I paste screenshots of GoodNotes - not even close to an ideal solution. Appreciate this one is probably a ...
Suggested by: BW (28 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 20 Mar • Comments: 9
Search Keywords AND / NOT / OR
We need to combine keywords in searches in such a way that we can AND, NOT or OR the various elements, e.g.: group:Today AND NOT is:completed Along with this ...
Suggested by: Fritz (11 May, '20) • Upvoted: 22 Mar • Comments: 10
Preserve task hierarchy in Tasks view
Currently task hierarchy is not preserved in the Tasks view, that is tasks are not visually indented under their parent task. I think this would make a good voting ...
Suggested by: Lucian (05 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 2 days ago • Comments: 7
Allow notes to be converted to and exported as PDFs
It would be great to offer users the option to download a note as certain file types OR to simply to convert the note to PDF, given how commonly used PDFs are.
Suggested by: Moderator (06 Aug, '18) • Upvoted: yesterday • Comments: 7
Under consideration importing
Email-to-note should include attachments
Support for importing email attachments when using email-to-note
Suggested by: Hugh (13 Jul, '21) • Upvoted: 22 Mar • Comments: 10
Under consideration mail-to-note
Add a visible date/time to a todo, especially in the mobile app.
Now you have to open the todo to have it shown ...? In TickTick you see the time until the actual todo, like 14h, 1d, etc And best in color, like in red when late etc.
Suggested by: Hans Kok (25 May, '20) • Upvoted: 2 days ago • Comments: 8
24 hour selection
It would be nice to have in settings slider/check if you want 12/24 hour. And showing Monday as week start. Lucian's edit: configurable week start votes can go at ...
Suggested by: Matjaž (15 Nov, '20) • Upvoted: 14 Mar • Comments: 9
Downloadable app for Windows
I would like to have a portable, downloadable app for Windows. I have about a hundred tabs open in my browser and so I don't want to use Amplenote in my browser. I ...
Suggested by: Abdullah (16 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 17 Mar • Comments: 4
Under consideration client
Saved Searches / Note shortcuts
Once we have the capability to beef up searches, of course we need to be able to save them: given a name, they would appear in the left drawer under "Saved Searches" ...
Suggested by: Fritz (11 May, '20) • Upvoted: 20 Mar • Comments: 10
Support for LaTeX formatting
For math formulas and probably other stuff?
Suggested by: Lucian (28 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 10 Mar • Comments: 6
Search in language other than English
This is a huge problem for non-native English users or people who take notes in multiple languages. Right now, searching is not fully functioned in languages other ...
Suggested by: zt (07 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: yesterday • Comments: 8
Under consideration localization
Desktop App for Mac and Windows
The Chrome app takes quite a while to load especially on slow connections and still requires net access. Would be nice to have a desktop app for offline use and on ...
Suggested by: Mark Lopez (04 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 22 Mar • Comments: 6
Visual indicator that a task is a repeating task
I create many repeating tasks. It would be useful to have a visual indicator that a task is a repeating task, so a user doesn't have to open the task details to ...
Suggested by: Brian Lennon (20 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 2 days ago • Comments: 0
It would be really nice to be able to paste Markdown text into a note so that it remains its formatting. For example if I paste "[Amplenote](https://amplenote.com)" ...
Suggested by: Diederik Hoogenboom (08 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 14 Mar • Comments: 6
Zapier integration to create a task (action) and do something when a task is created or completed (triggers)
Suggested by: Jake (25 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: yesterday • Comments: 3
Add distraction-free mode (Zen mode, focus mode)
Please (re)consider my suggestion, I've seen two similar ones rejected, and I believe that the assumptions where different, because you suggested Jots as a better ...
Suggested by: Adrian (30 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 22 Mar • Comments: 3
In Jots or anywhere else, it would be nice to be able to mirror a task located in a project or other note. This way, the task is visible on other pages and can be ...
Suggested by: Aaron Graves (27 Jul, '21) • Upvoted: 2 days ago • Comments: 10
Allow customizable date format for daily jots
For example: - 2020-10-09 - september 4 ,1990 More here : https://momentjs.com/docs/#/displaying/format/ It be more simple to reference (for daily jots) to custom ...
Suggested by: Andrey (30 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: yesterday • Comments: 6
Under consideration notes
Should be able to @mention others so they can be notified about information
Suggested by: Stowe Boyd (01 Aug, '19) • Upvoted: 01 Feb • Comments: 5
Under consideration sharing
Ample Cap for Safari
The Ample cap for Safari
Suggested by: Jeremiah (25 Aug, '21) • Upvoted: 13 Mar • Comments: 1
Under consideration web-clipping
In some keyboard locales, the app shortcuts override other useful combinations (e.g.:"[" seems to be used to change views, meaning I can't use it to create a task or ...
Suggested by: Fritz (11 May, '20) • Upvoted: 17 Mar • Comments: 6
Under consideration hotkeys
Adjust calendar colors
The ability to change blocks in calendar to different colors for better visualization of schedule and tasks.
Suggested by: Edwin Chung (01 Oct, '21) • Upvoted: 16 Mar • Comments: 3
Create a tag without starting a new note
It takes a disheartening amount of commitment on behalf of sloppy unorganised individuals to go through the effort of putting content into notes to go along with a ...
Suggested by: Tudoreanul (08 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 17 Mar • Comments: 2
Under consideration tagging
Integrate with Google Assistant
It would be great to be able to add tasks, mark things as done, etc. using voice.
Suggested by: Moderator (06 Aug, '18) • Upvoted: 14 Mar • Comments: 0
Grid or gallery view
Have a grid or gallery view ('cards' I've seen it called as well) for all notes, which shows either the top most photo in a note or perhaps a chosen cover image (see ...
Suggested by: Tara (14 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 13 Dec, '22 • Comments: 7
Persistent Task Reminder Notification
There are some to-do apps that have a "persistent" notification whereas, you cannot just slide it away in your notifications unless you: 1) snooze it, 2) dismiss it ...
Suggested by: Patrick (14 Jul, '21) • Upvoted: 21 Mar • Comments: 7
Under consideration mobile
Allow shortcuts to be reorganized
Please allow the shortcuts of both the notes and tasks to be reorganized in different orders by dragging and dropping on the sidebar. In order to have a task manager ...
Suggested by: Joe (02 Aug, '21) • Upvoted: 28 Feb • Comments: 3
Under consideration tagging
Import/Sync Kindle and Instapaper
Roam has the ability to connect Amazon, Instapaper, Pocket, etc accounts to import highlights and group under the same book or article. It will be very useful to ...
Suggested by: Anli Kotze (25 Jun, '21) • Upvoted: 17 Mar • Comments: 2
Apple Reminders Sync
I'm a big user of Siri to add tasks to my todo list, which is currently powered by Reminders, and Good Task as an app on top of that. I like that it is native ...
Suggested by: Spencer Ogden (03 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 17 Mar • Comments: 1
Drag & Drop Tasks on mobile
If you have different blocks or sections of tasks within the same note, there’s no way to move a task between them. You can copy & paste the text but then lose all ...
Suggested by: Craig (22 Mar, '22) • Upvoted: 17 Mar • Comments: 9
Under consideration effort-high mobile
Add support for RTL language
Right to left writing)
Suggested by: mako (08 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 21 Mar • Comments: 6
Embed YouTube videos inline
Now that we have inline video support, we should consider ways to allow YouTube videos to play directly inside the note body?
Suggested by: Lucian (13 Sep, '21) • Upvoted: 28 Feb • Comments: 2
Add geo-location based reminder for Todo list tasks on mobile
Suggested by: Stu Blair (17 May, '20) • Upvoted: 12 Mar • Comments: 1
Under consideration mobile
Ability to pin notes in the notes list
There should be an ability to pin notes to the top of a notes list (not as shortcuts to the sidebar). This avoids visual clogging on the sidebar, and lets you can ...
Suggested by: John Smith (19 Jul, '22) • Upvoted: 14 Mar • Comments: 0
Under consideration effort-medium notes
Due date for tasks (separate from start date)
When Start Date is useful: - Scheduling a task on the calendar When Due Date is useful: - Calculating task score - Automatically assigning urgent (if task is ...
Suggested by: Revanth (28 Jun, '22) • Upvoted: 14 Mar • Comments: 6
Under consideration effort-high tasks
3rd-Party/Community Plugins with Obsidian-style manager (aka extensions/addons/add-ons)
I've read through a lot of the suggestions here and there are lots of things that look like they would be awesome but have a user base so limited that it would be a ...
Suggested by: Danny C (08 Aug, '21) • Upvoted: 11 Mar • Comments: 5
Development underway integrations
Allow aliases / automatic text substitution
It would be helpful to be able to prescribe aliases for phrases that I type regularly. For example, if I regularly write "AN" for "Amplenote", I should be able to set ...
Suggested by: Moderator (06 Aug, '18) • Upvoted: 11 Jan • Comments: 9
Not planned editor