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update July 19, 2017

Bear 1.2.2: The Not-So-Small Release

Today seems like a great day to release Bear 1.2.2 for iPad, iPhone, and Mac, so that’s what we just did. It may have a small version number bump, but ...

update June 7, 2017

Thank you - yes, you - for our 2017 Apple Design Award

For the first time in our three-person team's 10-year history, we are attending Apple's World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Jose. Every year, Apple hosts an event to celebrate ...

update May 25, 2017

Bear 1.2 is out with sketching, custom icons, and more!

We've been hard at work since Bear 1.1 last month, building some great new stuff for both Bear and Bear Pro users. Today, Bear 1.2 is available on iPhone, iPad, ...

update March 21, 2017

Bear 1.1 is the Bear-iest update ever

After more code changes than we can reasonably count and many a late night of internal testing, a whopping 10 out of 10 zoologists agree: Bear 1.1 is the Bear-iest ...

quick tip March 14, 2017

Bear Pro is a great big bear hug for your notes, code, and prose

We call Bear β€œa beautiful, flexible writing app for notes and prose,” and we mean it. Bear has been a labor of love for two years, but we're just getting ...

quick tip March 6, 2017

Link notes for fun and profit

No note is an island in Bear. We believe that your notes should be free to coexist, intermingle, and link between each other, like your shower ideas and all your ...

quick tip February 7, 2017

Check your task progress

Did you know you can add tasks to Bear notes, and even check them off? It's a great way to track or break down what you need to do for ...

update January 24, 2017

Performances, UI improvements and better themes! βœ¨πŸ“’πŸ»

2017 seems to be a really good year for Bear as we’ve already shipped a great update and we’ve just pushed out a new one! If you have missed some ...

update January 5, 2017

Performance! πŸš€

Our first blog post (and update) of the year is here! 2016 has been a magical year for Bear: after much work it finally got released. The feedback has been ...

update December 7, 2016

App Of The Year 2016

We woke up to the news that Bear has been selected by the App Store itself as App of The Year 2016!!! πŸŽ‰πŸŽˆ We would like to thank every one ...

update November 24, 2016

Now Speaking Many Languages

Today we released the fourth Bear App update πŸŽ‰ It's a small milestone for us because it includes localizations for more languages: French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Simplified and ...

update November 3, 2016

Hello, I'm Bear

After 2 years of development and 4 months of beta testing we are really proud to announce that Bear 1.0 is now available! Creating a writing app was a very ...

update October 18, 2016

Bear beta 4: The final beta

It's been a good run, but there comes a time when every beta has to grow up into a real app. To finally move out of TestFlight and get its ...

update September 15, 2016

Bear beta 3: The Design and Control Edition

Some say three is a party, so we brought margaritas and guacamole for Bear beta 3. For this release, we focused on giving you two things: more design and more ...

update July 29, 2016

Bear beta 2 is here: fuzzier, Markdown-ier, and all sorts of new goodies

It's been a month since we introduced the first beta of Bear, our beautiful, flexible writing app for crafting notes and prose. The response has been far greater than we ...

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