• Navigation
  • open search






Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Average User Rating:
out of 4 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
  • Total Downloads:
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 25, 2013
  • Price:

Editors' Review


Paper sticky notes have become ubiquitous in both homes and offices; they're an easy way to keep track of important information. Or they are until their adhesive fails and they disappear under your desk or get stuck to the back of some other piece of paper. We've encountered numerous programs that seek to duplicate the utility of sticky notes by allowing users to place virtual notes on their desktop, but we're not sure that we've encountered any that are as comprehensive as Pnotes. This program takes the best aspects of the sticky note concept and adds numerous useful features.

Pnotes appears as an icon in the system tray, and getting started is as simple as right-clicking on it to display a lengthy menu of options. Select New Note from the menu and a fresh sticky appears on the desktop, ready for you to type whatever it is that you need to remember. Notes come with a full complement of formatting options: you can change the font, font size, and font color; bold, italicize, underline, strikethrough, and highlight their text; and align or add bullet points to your list. Notes can also be used as reminders, and alerts can be scheduled to occur once or to repeat at specific intervals ranging from seconds to years. There are a variety of options to help you organize and find notes: you can arrange them in groups, add tags to them, and search for them. The notes come with one basic yellow skin, but you can download additional skins from the Pnotes Web site. An online Help file gives a good overview of the program's many features. Overall, we think that Pnotes is a great choice for just about everyone; it's as easy to use as the paper version, but its numerous options make it quite a bit more useful.

Pnotes comes as a ZIP file. It's accessible after extraction with no need for installation, meaning that you can keep it on a USB drive and access it wherever you go.

read more +

Publisher's Description

read more +
User Reviews

Results 1–4 of 4

4 stars

"Very good desktop notes"

September 05, 2012  |  By chrisausten

2012-09-05 00:55:52  |  By chrisausten

 |  Version: PNotes 9.1


Great looking notes especially the "classic yellow".
Lots and lots of options to use.
Can be "installed" into windows, or simply used as a basic exe. without installation.


None that I know of.


I have been using this for a long time and just upgraded to this new version. It operates perfectly on Win.7-64. You can download it here, or you can go to the vendor's web site and download a zip the contents of the zip package in a convenient location (such as documents) and run it from there as an exe.(Place a shortcut in your startup folder to make it start with windows).
PS - Pay no attention to the review below that says "minus one not download" -- I can tell you that it runs great and it will uninstall in a snap with no registry problems. The person who wrote that review is probably still using Windows 95!

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0)   (0)  

5 stars

"Great product"

August 16, 2012  |  By Rambosden

2012-08-16 06:32:09  |  By Rambosden

 |  Version: PNotes 9.0.110


It has a large menu of options including saving notes for future use, I use it often


I have no cons for this program.


It's does everything stated, Recommend it

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0)   (0)  

4 stars

"love PNotes"

February 03, 2012  |  By imontheinternet

2012-02-03 21:09:55  |  By imontheinternet

 |  Version: PNotes 8.5.106


can be used as simply or elaborately as you want (has just about every helpful feature you can think of).

definitely comparable to other notes software that you have to pay for.

can make your own skins.


can't adjust size of additional skins (but there are some skins that are bigger in size).


after trying PNotes you may think twice about paying for other notes software that don't really have more features than PNotes but just perhaps appearances that you may want to pay for.

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0)   (0)  

1 stars

"If I could give a minus star I would!!1"

August 09, 2011  |  By taaronp

2011-08-09 20:53:26  |  By taaronp

 |  Version: PNotes 8.0.110


NONE...DO NOT DOWLOAD!!! Wasted an hour trying to get this piece of sh-t off my computer. Thanks alot Cnet.


Would not even run...says it does not install itself...Bull. It put crap all over my regisrty when i tried to uninstall it with Revo. Do not just delete the to get all the junk out out of your registry too.


Cnet is getting to be a terrible place for downloading programs. Cnets OWN installer also treied to add toolbars and change my homepage. What is wrong with you Cnet. I do not know who reviewed this program...but you guys must be hard up for help.

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0)   (0)  

Results 1–4 of 4

Add Your Review

Login or create an account to post a review.

You are logged in as . Please submit your review for PNotes
Add Your Review

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

Update Your Review

Since you've already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

see all reviews +

Full Specifications

Publisher Andrey Gruber
Publisher web site
Release Date February 23, 2013
Date Added February 25, 2013
Version 9.3
Category Home Software
Subcategory Miscellaneous Home Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.27MB
File Name PNSetup_9_3_0.exe
Total Downloads 25,635
Downloads Last Week 8
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

Previous Versions:

Add to my list Report a problem
read more +

Submit a problem report for PNotes

Please describe the problem you have with this software. This information will be sent to our editors for review.


The Installer isn't working as expected

The download link does not work

The software has a newer version

The product contains malicious software



Please select a feedback type.

Please enter a description.

Submit Problem Report


Problem Report submitted

Thank you for submitting a problem report! The Download team is committed to providing you with accurate software information.