• The new font selector provides access to your own custom fonts, as well as to System Font and System Monospace Font.
  • A new option turns headings into clickable links in rendered Markdown, which allows you to easily copy the link to any heading.
  • Forward delete blank space quickly removes spaces, tabs and newlines up to the next character or to the end of the text.
  • Improvements for automatically inserted closing characters, so they no longer interfere with nested LaTeX commands.
  • Refined Document Themes and much more.

For all the details, please read on.

Notebooks 12.2 is available on the App Store. If you have any questions or feedback, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

Changes in Detail

Font Selector

  • A new font selector provides access to custom fonts which have been installed through other third party applications.
  • System Font and System Monospaced Font are available from the font picker’s ••• menu.
  • Quickly change the font size from an item’s info (you no longer need to open the font selector).

Document List

  • Create PDF, available from the book’s ••• menu, turns the contents of the book into a PDF document.
  • Favorites preserve custom sort order (although the sort order is not synced between devices).
  • Sorting documents by title now includes their path extension, so the sort order is consistent.
  • With hide done tasks active, done task open as expected when opened from recent items or from a link (in previous versions they did not show), and done tasks don’t accidentally reappear when their contents is modified.
  • Correctly sort no-tasks in task lists during sync.


  • An option to manually Extract Tasks at selected task marker is available from the ••• menu when automatic extraction is disabled.

Text Editing

  • Text transformations like upper- and lowercase more precisely select the current word.
  • Automatically inserted closing characters no longer interfere with nested LaTeX commands like {\mathcal{T}}.
  • With automatically insert closing characters enabled, typing return before )} or ] jumps over the closing character instead of moving it to the next line. Use shift-return to move the character to the next line.
  • Option to reset text color in formatted documents.
  • Forward delete has a new option Blank Space to remove all spaces, tabs and newlines up to the next regular character or to the end of the text.
  • Plain text automatically switches to fullscreen for editing again when activated in settings (iOS 16.4 and above).


  • The option Make Headings Clickable Links turns headings into links pointing to themselves. This provides a convenient shortcut for copying links to sections. (Option in Settings > Write&Edit > Markdown).
  • Correctly display multiple tables of contents in Markdown documents (you can use TOC more than once in a document, with different options like {{TOC:2}}{{TOC:2-}} etc).
  • In certain cases, tapping the ## extra button could have replaced the whole text in the document. This has been fixed.

Document Themes

  • Updated document themes to avoid orphaned headings in print.
  • FootnotesMentions etc. display a heading again when listed at bottom of the document (iOS 16.4).


  • Recognize Text delivers better results for documents scanned in low quality.
  • Open and display .bike files.
  • Avoid potential crash when inserting movies into a documents.
  • Address a potential crash during full text search.
  • Try to ensure smooth iCloud sync when updating a large number of documents, especially after iOS updates.
  • Interface enhancements.
  • Drop support for iOS 12.
Notebooks 12.2 for iPhone and iPad