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Notational Velocity ALT, the supremo Mac note-taking tool, goes 1.0

It's no secret that Notational Velocity is my favorite Mac note-taking application. It synchronizes with the SimpleNote online service, which means you can access your notes on your Mac, iPhone, online, and, if you store your notes in a folder that is in your Dropbox account, on a plethora of iOS plain text editing applications. It's made for speed, letting you find what you need instantly, make...

Pandoc is a Swiss Army knife text conversion utility

I love Markdown. If you write any sort of content for the Web, you really should try it; it's a simple notation system for making text bold or italic, creating headlines and bulleted lists, and more. To make text bold, for example, you just need to surround it with asterisks. Converting Markdown into valid HTML is a fairly common task, and there's no dearth of tools that do this. But Pandoc...

[Updated] is an awesome Web notepad, supports Markdown

[UPDATE:] As it turns out, is a clone of I have now amended the links in the screenshot to point to the original tool, after verifying the fact. The review below is still valid for the original tool (all the more so, in fact). Thanks to alert commenter nuttendorfer! When I first laid eyes upon, I couldn't help but notice how spartan it all was. There was nary an...