Export your notes
The free version of Bear can export your notes to a number of formats for free:
.txt- Plain Text
.textbundle- Text Bundle V2 (Markdown)
.bearnote- Bear Note
.rtf- Rich Text Format
.taskpaper- TaskPaper File Format
.ePub- Open Ebook Publication Structure
In addition to these free options, upgrading to Bear Pro will unlock additional formats, with more coming in the future:
.docx- Microsoft Word Open XML Format
.jpg- JPEG, a photo format ideal for sharing on social media and elsewhere
To access these export options on your Mac, iPad, or iPhone, tap the (i) button in the upper right of a note. Then, look at the bottom of the Information Pane that opens to export the current note.
Customize export behavior
On macOS: you can export all your notes to a specific format by selecting
Export Notes… in the menu bar.
You can customize some export options under Bear > Preferences > General, including “Keep tags during export.” Other options can be adjusted in the export dialog.
On iPad and iPhone: You can export all notes by tapping Settings in the Sidebar, then
Import & Export. Various export options can be toggled in that settings area, including:
- Keep tags during export
- Export attachments
- Export type
- Merge notes in single file