Freebie Notes

Freebie Notes

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 32 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.55
  • Total Downloads:
    35,134
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 20, 2013
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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Jot down notes and keep them organized on your desktop, keeping your other desk top a bit less cluttered. Freebie Notes provides a simple alternative to the paper sticky note.

This freeware is incredibly simple to use. By choosing a new note from the toolbar, users write themselves a quick note and place it on the desktop. This no-frills note system is perfect for jotting down ideas, phone numbers, or other brief info. Freebie Notes also provides several helpful options to go along with its primary function. A wide spectrum of colors ensures that you don't have a desktop covered in neon yellow notes, but can color code to your preference. In addition, the fonts and type size are adjustable. However, the best feature of Freebie Notes is its ability to remind the user with simple alarms that cause a note to pop to the foreground daily, a day from now, a month from now, or even a year from now.

The only downside to Freebie Notes is that it teases users with options only available in other programs you'll need to pay for. If, for example, you wanted a URL to open when the note's alarm sounded, you would be advised to purchase another of the publisher's notes programs. However, if you are looking for a simple reminder system, this is the perfect download to keep track of those little bits of information you need to keep onhand.

 
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User Reviews
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2 stars

"NOT EASY AT ALL,WAY TOO COMPLICATED,TOO MANY OPTIONS"

February 03, 2013  |  By Kkaykk

 |  Version: Freebie Notes 3.53

Pros

If you like lots of options,this would be a Pro for you, lots of options.
If you like having 2 different ways to access the same program on your desktop, then again this would be a Pro for you
Gives you the option to Hide ALL NON FREE OPTIONS, this is a plus for everybody that is complaining about teasers,click it immediately before you start customizing & you won't even know what your missing,lol
If you like making a million decisions to post a sticky note than this is your sticky note program...hahaha

Cons

Way too many options for a sticky note(IMO)
3 places to edit all your text options, color,style, backround, again make it confusing as to which one is going to show when you actually create a sticky.
Beginning of each sentence/text on the left side of note is missing like the first word or two...dunno why, tried a lot of fixes & changed options & read all the help stuff, could not find an answer or a fix for this.

Summary

I just felt there were too many options for a simple sticky notes program, I get the alarms & calendar deal but have not idea whey you would need 3 seperate places to pick your font style & backround???Very confusing....
After you choose your font optons, your not sure which one is going to be showing when you make a note, even if you put them all the same color & backround color, it never shows the color you picked..????Maybe it's just me. I read all the help stuff & couldn't find an answer to which font/color/background tool is the default one.
It has 2 different toolbars or options bars(whatever you want to call them) on your desktop...again, that is confusing, which one should you use?? They have the same option on them & one of them has more than the other of course for more detailed options, which I don't believe you need ALL that to POST A STICKY...you shouldn't be having to study or look anything up to write a post it/sticky note,lol....
It shouldn't take you half an hour to write a sticky & also biggest CON is it cuts off the start of all sentences/text in every line of your note on the sticky...yes I adjusted size,font & text placement to see if I could fix this & none of them made any difference, my sentences were always cut off on the front. I also just tried to make the actual sticky note larger to see if that would help make it visible & it did not do anything but make a larger note with the front of my sentences missing as well. Uninstalling now... There are so many good reviews on this, I can 't imagine it's just me having these problems...or is it? : (

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5 stars

"very very nice"

October 30, 2010  |  By --Myst--

 |  Version: Freebie Notes 3.40

Pros

it's a nice and fun program, easy to use

Cons

nothing at all

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3 stars

"HMMM::::.."

May 02, 2010  |  By MexicanMalena

 |  Version: Freebie Notes 3.36

Pros

Easy to use, floating bar... seems ok

Cons

teasers... indeed... but it seems ok...

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1 stars

"Many problems starting up program after the first time"

March 01, 2010  |  By rudenun

 |  Version: Freebie Notes 3.34

Pros

Offered various colors for notes

Cons

cnet review was not kidding when they mentioned the "teasers" They were annoying, to say the least.

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4 stars

"Great one .. Very easy and HANdy... esayyyyy"

February 11, 2010  |  By Bhupindersm80

 |  Version: Freebie Notes 3.34

Pros

Great one .. Very easy and HANdy... esayyyyy

Cons

notes space bigger than required

Summary

good if u want easy one

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4 stars

"Used to cut & paste any useful website & viewed later"

January 03, 2010  |  By ashugandhi

 |  Version: Freebie Notes 3.33

Pros

Very accessible, and can be a handy , never get lost tool.

Cons

Sometimes minimising prompts a message if the Freebie note needs to be deleted. haven't figured out why and when.

Summary

Wonder if further applications of the product can be suggested, as this product holds huge potential.

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5 stars

"Great notepad which is accessible offline and online !"

August 25, 2009  |  By ashugandhi

 |  Version: Freebie Notes 3.29

Pros

New features awaited very eagerly. Use it to copy paste paragraphs which can be read when offline. Excellent.

Cons

More apps need to be developed. Secondly there should be a provision to "fly" the notes from one computer to another.

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5 stars

"I like it very much"

August 23, 2009  |  By MorgaineLeFey

 |  Version: Freebie Notes 3.29

Pros

Customizable, easy to work with, useful

Cons

I haven't found any yet

Summary

Doeswhat it is supposed to do, and does it well.

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4 stars

"accessible and easy to use."

July 14, 2009  |  By bernlamar1

 |  Version: Freebie Notes 3.28

Pros

always available and easily accessed.

Cons

I have no cons to give.

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4 stars

"Easy, helpful"

May 05, 2009  |  By snowbear13

 |  Version: Freebie Notes 3.26

Pros

Ease of use, helpful tool for those quick little reminders you don't want to create an Outlook calendar or task list item for. Easy to edit, size, reposition/organize the notes on your desktop.

Cons

It's such a basic utility that there's not much to complain about. Create the note; delete it when done. What could be simpler?

Summary

The paid version probably has some neat bells and whistles, but I use this instead of paper sticky notes, and the freebie version does a GREAT job of that. Glad I happened upon it.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.55
Version 3.55 fixed notes animation bugs and contains some minor bugs.
General
Publisher Power Soft
Publisher web site http://www.pw-soft.com
Release Date August 19, 2013
Date Added August 20, 2013
Version 3.55
Category
Category Productivity Software
Subcategory Calendar & Time Management Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.38MB
File Name freebie-notes.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 35,134
Downloads Last Week 32
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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