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Linwood Butterfly

🎨 Powerful, minimalistic, cross-platform, opensource note-taking app 🎨

Create and manage your notes with ease in a simple, beautiful and powerful application.



Cross platform

You can use the app on your phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop. The app is available on Linux, Android, and Windows. You can also use the app on the web.


Simple and intuitive

Every tool is on the right place. Open the app and start drawing. Change your tools by clicking on it.


Change everything to your needs. Choose your custom color, create a palette and add your pages to the paper. The paper has an infinite size, perfect for your ideas and notes.

Choose where your data is stored

You can choose to store your data locally or in your favorite cloud (webdav). You can also export your data to a file and import it again.


  • Use the infinite canvas to illustrate your ideas
  • Use your pen, markdown or rich text to let your ideas flow
  • Load PDF, SVG, PNG and more files into your notes or take pictures from the camera
  • Structure your notes by adding areas and waypoints or use multiple pages
  • Download Butterfly today