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Write beautifully on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Bear is a beautiful, flexible writing app for crafting notes and prose.

Use it everywhere

Bear works on iPhone, iPad, and Mac, so you can write wherever inspiration strikes. Use todos to stay on task across every device.

Keep control

Link notes to each other to build a body of work. Use hashtags to organize for the way you think. All notes are stored in portable plain text.

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Welcome to Bear

Write your way

Bear is perfect for everything from quick notes to in-depth essays. A focus mode helps you concentrate, and advanced markup options are an online writer's best friend. Full in-line image support brings your writing to life.

A beautiful setting

Packed with beautiful themes and typography, and more options on the way, Bear makes your writing look great before and after publishing.

Editing tools and exports

Bear's simple tools take the effort out of writing, whether you need to hit specific word counts and reading times, or you need to convert your writing into PDF and Word docs. With Bear's custom markup shortcuts, you can add style and links with just a tap or keystroke.

Bear features at a glance

Pricing model

The core version of Bear for iOS and Mac is free.


Bear Pro offer advanced features, including sync between all your devices, application themes and exporting, which can be unlocked via a single subscription that covers all your devices.


The Bear Pro subscription comes in two variant $1.49 monthly or $14.99 annually.

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