103 reviews
Content rating
Screenshot image
Screenshot image
Screenshot image
Screenshot image
Screenshot image

About this app

ZenJournal is not a note-taking app where you are forced to write a title for every note, not an inbox where you send email to yourself, not a blog that everyone can see, nor a social network site for marketers and stalkers. It’s not a fancy note-taking system that you have to watch a 10-minute tutorial to setup (and still don’t get it). There is no funny mood-tracking questions, nor too many notifications to setup...

ZenJournal is just a simple, fast, open-n-type journal app where you can be your most authentic self.


○ Everything happens on the timeline, you logs, #hashtags, and ?searches all unified in one interface.

○ Open the app and start logging, reading, searching, reflecting. There is no step two.

○ Use #hashtag to organize your logs.

○ As you type, start with ? to search and filter your logs.

○ Backup and restore.

○ Long press to share your logs to social media.

○ Dark Mode! (OLED friendly #00000 darkness).

Here are a few ways to use ZenJournal:

● Shield your self from the frenzy contest of social media.

● Cure your fatigue with a stress-free micro journal.

● Find your inner peace, build up your self-awareness.

● Log your random #ideas and #musings.

● Stream-of-consciousness style writing.

Build your own ZenJournal with your random, intimate, embarrassing, dark or light, social or antisocial, secret or not so secret, genius or dumb, most subversive or idealistic plans, way ahead of time ideas or heart-aching throwback memories.
Updated on
Aug 24, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
No data collected
Learn more about how developers declare collection
Committed to follow the Play Families Policy

Ratings and reviews

101 reviews
Skye Sanders
June 12, 2022
Love how simple and fast it is to journal with this. I've been doing micro journaling through out the day and this app is absolutely perfect for it. One setting I wish existed was it I could have an additional line between each of my entries. It already adds extra space between days, so just having the same each time I submit instead of clumping them together in one big entry (or at least having a simple way to differentiate my posts). 💕
7 people found this review helpful
Did you find this helpful?
Zach Desai
July 31, 2020
I wanted to start journalling to get my thoughts out of my head to set them aside. I'm a planner, so I started researching. I quickly got sucked into a vortex comparing subscription plans, lifetime costs and features. I was stressing out trying to pick a platform to help me not stress out. This app is perfect. It's intuitive and elegant in its simplicity. I open, I write. No intrusions (ads) and no distractions ("great streak!" "Look at this map!" "What's your mood?!"). It just lets me write.
17 people found this review helpful
Did you find this helpful?
Sanmitra Bhattacharya
April 21, 2023
The best journal app so far. I've tried most of the renowned ones but they're all too distracting and this one stands out minimal and efficient. Thank you for making an amazing application. 5 stars for that. As a suggestion, please include an edit function for the note, many have suggested it. If there's a typo, misspelling, I cannot edit the text, that's a little bothering. Otherwise excellent.
2 people found this review helpful
Did you find this helpful?

What's new

Instability be gone. Upgraded the core.