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App Pick: Bear Notes for iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Leo Laporte's pick of the week on MacBreak Weekly 532 is the Bear - Notes for iPhone, iPad, and Mac. If you've used Vesper in the past, this will import all of your Vesper notebooks. Bear is a beautiful and flexible writing app that's made for anything from quick notes to in-depth essays. You can link notes to each other to build a body of work, and use hashtags to organize thoughts. All notes are stored in portable plain text.

Bear supports advanced markup options and full in-line image support. It contains various themes and typography. There are simple tools like word counts and reading times. It supports multiple export options including HTML, PDF, DOCX, JPG, and more.

The core version of Bear for iOS and Mac is free. Bear Pro offers advanced features, including the ability to sync between all of your devices. The Pro subscription costs $1.49 monthly or $14.99 annually.

- Learn more about Bear (bear-writer.com)
- Get Bear for iOS (Free)
- Get Bear for Mac (Free)

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