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Akra's Diary

Akra’s Diary is a journalling program for Windows allowing you to keep notes attached to each day. It also supports additional note pages organised by “keyword”. All files are stored as RTF files to avoid lock-in and allow for easy indexing by desktop search programs.

Download the setup program for Akra’s Diary, version 1.1.5 (about 500Kb)

Note that use of this software implies that you agree that I am not responsible in any way for any loss of any sort that may occur to anyone as a result of using this program.


Version 1.1.5
(29 June 2009)
  • Bug Fix: Find now works again.
Version 1.1.4
(28 June 2009)
  • Bug Fix: Right clicking on a tab no longer reverts the current file
  • Added ini file setting to set the window’s caption
Version 1.1.2
(29 December 2005)
  • Bug Fix: Renaming of tabs now works reliably!
Version 1.1.1
(27 September 2003)
  • The ini file settings "Documents Directory" and
    "Backup Documents Directory" may now be relative paths. This
    allows for install of ADiary onto a removable flash disk.
Version 1.1
(30 April 2003)
  • Bug Fix: Empty diary files were not being removed correctly.
  • Updated About dialog box.
  • Tabs can be reordered by dragging and dropping. This will also affect the startup list.
Version 1.0.9
(24 April 2003)
  • Bug Fix: Autosave now works correctly.
  • Bug Fix: Only save the data file if it’s been modified.
  • Right clicking on a tab focuses it before displaying the context menu.
  • Basic automatic restore facility if file is unexpectly deleted or emptied.
Version 1.0.8
(21 April 2003)
  • Added a context menu to the editor.
  • Bug Fix: Open Keyword doesn’t throw an error if no file is selected.
  • Bug Fix: Delete backup files when the keyword file is deleted.
Version 1.0.7
(21 April 2003)
  • Ability to set the application to stay on top on the Tools Menu.
  • Remember the current tab between sessions.
  • Added “Paste as Text” for pasting in without formatting.
Version 1.0.6
(20 April 2003)
  • Make a backup copy of the file before saving in case of crash whilst saving.
Version 1.0.5
(5 June 2002)
  • The Tab Key works properly!
  • “Strike Out” toolbar button (Shortcut key: Shift+Ctrl+S).
Version 1.0.4
(31 May 2002)
  • Find and Replace implemented.
  • Insert Time Functionality (Shortcut key: Shift+Ctrl+T).
Version 1.0.3
  • Word Count implemented for both entire file or selection.
  • Default font is now settable via Tools|Options.
Version 1.0.2
  • The initial font set in the ini file now works.
  • New shortcut key for Edit|Font is Shift+Ctrl+F.
  • New shortcut key for Bullets is Shift+Ctrl+B.
  • Close Keyword File now available on main menu (Ctrl+F4).
  • Quick List now includes Keyword files.
  • Improved the tool tips on the toolbar.
Version 1.0.1
  • Prevent entering of a keyword file that cannot
    be used as a filename.
  • startup.txt should now be stored in the Docs directory.
Version 1.0
  • Added ability to close a keyword tab.
  • Added ability to delete a keyword file.
  • New right hand mouse menu on tabs.
  • Moved the startup.txt file to the docs dir.