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Keeping a Journal on Your iPhone

written by: Vasanth•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 1/31/2011

Jot down your ideas and create things to do lists with an iPhone diary app. Diary Pro is an app which combines an appointment diary and an organizer. Diaries can be in the form of text, picture or audio. Other options include Momento, Diary Mobile, and JournalPro.

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    Momento Diary/Journal

    Momento Diary-Journal iPhone App The Momento app is a cross between an iPhone diary app and an iPhone journal app. Record your throughts on a unique interface. Tag events which standout and search through your previous musings. View posts in a list format or full calendar view. Take a picture with the iPhone camera and attach it to a specific journal entry. A number of social networking sites are connected to this app including Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and Foursquare. The Momento Diary/Journal app is available at the iTunes App Store for $2.99.

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    Diary Mobile

    Diary Mobile iPhone App Another iPhone diary app worth checking out is Diary Mobile. It combines a calendar, task list, and journal. All information contained in the Diary Mobile app is protected with a password and login name. Only the person that knows the password can view the contents of the diary. The app syncs to an account on, where all the posts are saved securely. The app will alert you to upcoming events and tasks. Diary Mobile is a free app available for download at the iTunes App Store.

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    Diary Pro

    Diary Pro iPhone App Diary Pro is a diary app for iPhone that combines the features of a diary and an organizer. The app records information in a number of ways. Type entries using the onscreen keyboard or take pictures with the iPhone camera and attach them to diary posts. Another way to record your thoughts is to use the audio diary feature. Simply speak the entry and the app will record it. There is a calendar feature as well, which displays upcoming events. The app is password protected, so the information is secure. The Diary Pro app is available at the iTunes App Store for $0.99.

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    Diary by Frontier Code

    Diary iPhone App The Diary App by Frontier Code is a great looking app that offers several different fonts and sizes. The interface works in landscape and portrait mode. There is a voice memo feature which records audio entries. Text posts can be spruced up by adding pictures. If you would like to share your posts, simply email them. If you prefer to keep your diary entries private, the app features password protection. The Diary app is available at the iTunes App Store for $2.99.

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    JournalPro iPhone App JournalPro is an iPhone journal app. It is fully customizable with unique backgrounds, fonts, and font sizes. Diary entries are checked for spelling with a built in spell checker. A unique feature of this app is the search function, which lets you search entries for a specific word or phrase. The app allows for multiple pictures in each journal entry. Previous notes can be viewed by selecting a specific date. There is a color-coded calendar of events as well. The JournalPro app is available at the iTunes App Store for $1.99.