Parchi, a Microsoft Garage project, is a quick note taking app – think paper-pencil, sticky notes, lists, color notes, edge of a paper, notepad, the last page of every notebook, you get the idea :)

Use Parchi (pur-chih) the same way you would use paper-pencil to capture notes
❋ Capture small bites of information
❋ No need to define a structure at the time of taking the note
❋ Just jot it down

Key Features
★ Small APK size
★ #tag based - Add inline or use the #tag UI to organise your notes
★ Quick notes – Take notes from the lock-screen, remove it or pin it back- No need to unlock your phone!
★ Make Lists, Color your notes or just use Parchi as a text notepad
★ Take Picture notes and Quick Search using the Picture Filter
★ Add Reminders to your notes and lists and never forget a task again
★ Color notes, Mark favorites or Pin to lock-screen
★ Quick search through the hamburger, #tags, list and color
★ Share notes – Share a single or multiple notes over WhatsApp, Email, SMS, or any other app of your choice
★ Group operations – color, delete, complete and favorite multiple notes in one go
★ Smart Content – Take quick actions on Phone Numbers (Call | Add to Contact), URLs (Open | Copy URL) and Emails (Email | Copy)
★ Backup and restore your notes so that you never lose them even if you change phones
★ Send Feedback – Send your feedback from within the app – swipe RIGHT to open hamburger and send feedback

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From version Parchi - Quick notes & lists 1.4.6518.4480:

Lock Screen Carousel: Say Hello to a more powerful Lock screen! Now you can access all your notes on the Lock Screen. Just swipe right! No need to unlock your phone !
Download Size: We know that space is precious, so we made Parchi even smaller! Now enjoy a faster and more feature packed Parchi in an even smaller size!

All versions
Parchi - Quick notes & lists 1.4.6518.4480


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Parchi - Quick notes & lists 1.2.6417.4481


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Parchi - Quick notes & lists 1.0.6228.3000

Microsoft's Latest Garage Project Is A Simple, Hashtag-Infused Note Taking App Called Parchi


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