Day One is the easiest and best-looking way to use a journal / diary / text-logging application for the Mac. Day One is well designed and extremely focused to encourage you to write more through quick Menu Bar entry, a Reminder system, and inspirational messages. Support for Dropbox syncing allows easy backup and syncing with the Day One iPhone application.
- Customizable reminder system
- Quick-entry via the menu bar
- Inspirational messages to encourage writing
- iPhone application sync (via Dropbox)
- Starred entries list
- Drag-and-drop photos functionality for entries and Timeline in read mode.
- .txt, .text, and .md files can be dragged on Day One's Dock icon for importing.
- Calendar View: Tapping Calendar button again auto scrolls back to current date; clicking a date splits the view to display entries; use arrow keys to navigate the calendar.
- CMD-click to select multiple journals.
- Better timezone support.
- More frequent background saving of entries in edit mode (every 20-30 seconds).
- Long journal names truncated as needed.
- Faster display of results when searching for locations.
- Overall performance improvements.
- Multi-select view limited to 2 columns.
- Can't right-click on Journal Name.
- Timeline and Photos options in View menu are greyed-out.
- CMD-2 keyboard shortcut doesn’t work if the right pane has focus.
- Rendering problems of text in the Timeline.
- Changing an entry's journal switches the Timeline's selected journal
- Editing location doesn't update entry map until entry is re-opened
- Multi-select grid view: Broken CSS and clicking entries don't open entries
- Menu Bar Agent > "Open Journal" doesn't open closed window
- Deleting an entry scrolls the Timeline to top
- Sorting options don't work in Calendar view. (They are now greyed out to indicate they are disabled.)
- Clicking checkbox causes entry to scroll to the top.
- Sorting changing to 'Oldest First.'
- Added padding to left pane so last item is scrollable and visible with smaller window sizes.
- Quick entry goes off-screen sometimes.
- Various crashes.
OS X 10.11 or later, 64-bit processor