Xournal is an application for notetaking, sketching, keeping a journal using a stylus. It is free software (GNU GPL) and runs on Linux (recent distributions) and other GTK+/Gnome platforms. It is similar to Microsoft Windows Journal or to other alternatives such as Jarnal, Gournal, and NoteLab.

Download the latest version of Xournal   (Version - July 20, 2017)

(see the user's manual for details and for installation instructions)

Previous versions: [] [0.4.8] [0.4.7] [0.4.6] [0.4.5] [] [0.4.2] [0.4.1] [] [0.4] [0.3.3] [0.3.2] [0.3.1] [0.3] [0.2.2] [0.2.1] [0.2] [0.1.1]

Win32 binaries of version 0.4.8 are also available (note the windows version is less thoroughly tested and still unstable).

(You can simply unzip the provided archive into any directory and place a shortcut to xournal.exe on your desktop, but if you feel the need for an installer, you can try this one provided by P.-A. Bandinelli.)

Previous versions: [0.4.8-win32] [0.4.7-win32] [0.4.5-win32]

SourceForge.net Logo Xournal on SourceForge   (development snapshots and CVS / GIT repositories)

Xournal aims to provide superior graphical quality (subpixel resolution) and overall functionality; however it lacks the collaborative features of Jarnal.

Here is a screenshot of the user interface (click to enlarge):

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