Microsoft Journal, an application for Windows, offers a delightful freeform personal notetaking experience designed for touch-focused, pen capable devices like tablets and 2-in-1s. Its gorgeous page-based canvas and AI powered tools, let you take notes and reason through ink fluidly and naturally.
Journal is available from the Microsoft Store: Microsoft Journal.
Introduction to Journal
Microsoft Journal invites people who love to journal to pick up their digital pen, express themselves quickly, and evolve their ideas. Creating and organizing your content in journals is easy. Get started with these topics.
AI Recognized Ink
Stay organized by doing things that come naturally, like underlining headings, creating lists, or marking important items with stars. Journal’s AI recognizes and uses those gestures in its powerful search so you can easily find your content.
Journal isn't just about your ink, you can also import PDFs or images from your file system or capture pictures from your device's camera and then annotate right on top.
Sign In with Microsoft
Sign in with a Microsoft 365 work or school account, or a personal Microsoft account to unleash the power of meeting notes and @mentions.
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Let the Journal team know what you think by sharing your feedback in the Windows Feedback Hub.
Getting a prompt to move journal files? Learn more here.
Accidentally deleted a journal? See how to restore your journal here.