Second beta of Butterfly 2.0 released

Linwood Butterfly

Linwood Butterfly

🎨 Powerful, minimalistic, cross-platform, opensource note-taking app


The second beta release it out. If you didn’t read the last versions, click here:

Please note that this is still a beta release and may contain bugs. If you find a bug, please report it on GitHub.

Grid view

There is now a grid view in the home page. Click on the grid icon to change to this mode. All file actions are stored in a popup menu.


Click on label elements with the label painter to edit them. Additionally you can now move elements in the z-axis with the hand tool.

Full changelog

  • Add grid view
  • Add editing of label elements
  • Add move elements in the z axis (#396)
  • Add saving indicator (#402)
  • Add pack remote directory (#389)
  • Add folder structure to pages (#398)
  • Add stacktrace to error page
  • Use delay on reorder item for painters
  • Use delay on files in home page
  • Validate file name on creation
  • Migrate selection context menu to new menu button widget
  • Improve performance
  • Fix loading files with file args
  • Fix not working spacebar in label
  • Fix layer view not updating when layer visibility changes
  • Fix page won’t be saved if autosave is disabled on page change
  • Fix importing of assets
  • Fix showing selected settings page in mobile
  • Fix flashing navigation bar if not enabled