Fifteenth beta of Butterfly 2.0 released

Linwood Butterfly

Linwood Butterfly

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


Many new features were added like the new eye dropper tool. Additionally many ux problems were fixed

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



This tool allows you to get the color at the tapped position. If it is used in a shortcut or when clicking on Eyedropper in the color picker it changes the color of the current tool.


Text and markdown

Both elements can now be scaled.

Full changelog

  • Add cursor to path eraser
  • Add scrollbar to recent files
  • Add recent colors to color picker
  • Add version to web
  • Add eye dropper
  • Add copy on click for versions in settings dialog (#519)
  • Add scaling to markdown and text renderers (#520)
  • Show remote on hover in recent files
  • Improve action buttons in add dialog
  • Improve color picker dialog
  • Fix invalidation of selection when transforming (#517)
  • Fix folder creation (#513)
  • Fix locale spacing
  • Fix pack updating
  • Fix pdf operations on web
  • Fix exporting whole directory (#523)
  • Set full screen tool to action tool
  • Fix saving files in local external directory
  • Fixing missing saving of pdf quality and platform theme settings