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Bear is here to help.

A comprehensive guide to all Bear's features

Get Started

A good place for beginning a new journey

What's new in Bear 2 Markdown Bear Pro Tables Import notes to Bear

Edit and format

Discover how add superpower to your notes with formatting options.

Typography Options Add emojis Footnotes Code and code block highlighting Link Previews

Web clip and links

Link all the things… now with previews

Web clip Wiki links Backlinks Link preview Tag & Wiki Links Autocomplete

Images and attachments

Your notes deserve more than text

Insert Attachments PDF preview Play Gifs Add Sketch to your note
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Organize with tags

The all-mighty # is here to help

How tag works Nested tag and multi word tag Rename and delete tags TagCons Export your tags


Simple but powerful tools for finding what you need, now

Search and replace Note list search Search in attachments


There's a world outside of the Bear's apps

iMessage stickers Apple Watch Widgets Siri Shortcuts app support Sharing extension

Note safety

We care about privacy, your privacy.

Sync & Privacy Backup and restore Encryption Bear lock GDPR

Import your notes

Helpful tools for migrating your notes

Migrate from Apple Notes Migrate from Evernote Migrate from Drafts Import your notes

Themes and keys

Options and suggestions to make Bear feel like home

Bear’s free and pro themes macOS keyboard shortcuts iOS keyboard shortcuts Customise macOS Shortcuts Disable spellcheck

Note actions

Are you ready to do more with your notes?

Archive note Blog with Bear XCallback URLS Transfer notes with AirDrop Export notes
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Some solutions to common problems.

Sync Troubleshooting Conflicted Notes Bear's Database

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