What's New

Consider creating a backup or exporting a copy of your journal before updating.

* Improved privacy screen
* You can pick the sort order on the Export screen
* Optional extended keyboard adds extra keys for editing:
- Arrow keys for easy cursor placement within an entry
- Timestamp button inserts current time into entry
* Fixes

From before:
* Single entry export - email the current entry with a tap
* Four more fonts (Courier, Cochin, Futura, and Verdana)
* Easy navigation - swipe left or right to see other entries
* Adjust text color shade (light gray, medium, dark, black)
* A photo icon now appears on entry rows that have photos attached
* Better auto-saving for in-progress entries
* Longer passcodes now supported (up to 8 digits)
* Several small memory leaks plugged
* Icon adjustments and high-res image support for Retina display

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App Description

Top 150 iPhone app at a great price! -- Chronicle is the perfect way to keep a journal or diary on the iPhone. Also great for writing and searching notes. Features: landscape editing, add pictures, change fonts, background colors, upload to Google Docs, privacy lock.

Let your thoughts flow.

Swipe to delete. View your photos by tilting left into landscape mode.

Write comfortably in portrait or landscape mode and add pictures to your entries. Need to keep your thoughts private? Enable a passcode and you’ll be the only one that can unlock the diary.

You can annotate a day with a smiley, a frown, a star, or one of many other icons. To add a picture from your photo library, tap the photo grid icon.

Tired of the notes app on the iPhone? Use Chronicle to store your notes or lists. The built-in fast searching will make finding things easy – it even shows you the text around the word you searched for, just like Google does.

Safely upload your whole diary to Google Docs. You’ll be able to download your writings as a Word doc or PDF.

Usually, your Google Docs login is your email address. Let me know if you have trouble.

Write right where you are.


* Autosave so you don't lose your thoughts
* Privacy lock - pick a passcode and keep others out
* Export your entire journal via email or upload to Google Docs
* Choose from several fonts.
* Adjust the size and shade of your text so it looks great
* Pick a background color (behind the page)
* Create backups from within the app and save via iTunes or Dropbox
* Fast search helps you dig into the past
* Tap the date on the page to back-date entries
* Add photos from your photo library
* Write in portrait or landscape
* Create multiple entries for any day if you want, or keep editing the same one.


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iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 24, 2011 New version 1.4.0
  • June 25, 2011 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • August 13, 2011 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • August 13, 2011 New version 1.4.1
  • October 10, 2011 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99