3 Cool iPad and iPhone Apps for Journaling

We all have a story to tell, right? Well, instead of waiting for that one day to come to begin writing it, why not use an app accessible from your phone or iPad to jot down notes?

1. Moleskine Journal

Have you heard of Moleskine Journals? They are beautifully made and quite popular with people serious about chronicling their lives.  Moleskine has an app available in the iTunes store that is free. Here is a brief description of features:

  • Classic Moleskine style
  • Signature Inner Pocket to store favorite images and text. Includes image import and access to the built-in camera
  • Portrait and landscape modes, with double-spread view unique to Moleskine Journal
  • Classic Moleskine paper selection—plain, ruled, squared—plus templates from the popular Weekly Planner, Passion Recipe Journal and Storyboard Notebook
  • Artist toolset (paintbrush, Moleskine pencil, Moleskine pen, highlighter), all with size control and full-spectrum color picker available on-the-fly
  • Fully-featured color picker gives full artistic control, with value slide, opacity slide, custom swatch library and Moleskine’s ivory-color paper background for easier color selection
  • Text tools for productivity and creativity with all iOS-available fonts, color picker, opacity and size control on-the-fly
  • Classic Moleskine ribbon bookmark
  • Multiple undo and redo
  • Easy image import from your photo library or take new photos with the built-in camera
  • Easy project sharing via email, Facebook and Twitter
  • Easy sync to Evernote and backup to Dropbox
  • Unlimited page-adding capability—never run out of room.
  • View entire journal at once in an editable page thumbnails view
  • Fully editable library in thumbnail and list mode
  • Unlimited journal creation capability—make as many journals as you like!
  • • Intuitive Apple iOS gestures such as pinch and spread, 2-finger scroll and page flip


2. Quiller

Quiller is free and a really good looking app that provides inspirational quotes and over 200 writing prompts.

  • 200+ writing prompts and inspirational quotes
  • 4 different journal covers with custom papers
  • 5 writing categories including Self-Reflection, Healing, Gratitude & Spirituality
  • 3 different text sizes, 9 fonts, 11 colors
  • 9 customized emoticons to express emotions
  • Ability to journal on multiple categories within one journal
  • Ability to skip prompts or free-write without prompts
  • Ability to change journal style within an existing journal
  • Connect to Facebook to share emoticons and quotes
  • Personal Stats like Favorite Journal, Favorite Quotes, Most Used Emoticons, Category & Tags
  • Personal stats gathered from all journals or broken down by individual journal
  • Tag and search journal entries using keywords
  • Take or upload photos into journal entries
  • Notifications and reminders to revisit a prompt or journal entry
  • Ability to clear all data or delete a single journal
  • Ability to export journal entries into PDF or TXT files
  • Ability to submit a quote to administrator
  • On-screen tutorials and reminders can be turned on and off
  • Password protection and secure login
  • iCloud sync ability


3. My Wonderful Days Lite

My Wonderful Days Lite is an app that sells itself on being a great tool to document events and those moments that are worthy of sentiment.

  • Notices on time to write a simple note without any load, which makes a great habit.
  • Passcode to protect your private words.
  • Photos to put in a note, and some stickers.
  • Special days can be starred. It can be seen separately on search page. Also sorting by happiness, mostly viewed and more can be done to take out memories easily.
  • To make it feel like your own journal, sound has been added and the papers on notes you’ve seen many times gets old.
  • You can see wonderful statistics of your own.
  • Air Print your entries and keep your days on your hand.
  • Supports both iPhone and iPad by universal app. Automatically syncs data through iCloud.

All three applications are free in the iTunes store. I suppose that with these applications, you will not have much of an excuse to avoid writing your story.

Do you use apps for writing? If so, which ones. Tell me below.


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