Dare to be Creative has released SlidePad (http://slidepad-mac.com/),
a new, US$20 Mac note-taking utility. It lets you write down notes,
thoughts, and ideas on a notepad that slides in from the side of the

SlidePad offers rich-text editing, such as adding fonts and graphics,
as well as customizations such as setting the keyboard shortcut to
slide in the notepad. The app can be tailored to the user’s workflow,
notably by setting the keyboard shortcut that slides in the notepad,
and by choosing the side of the screen (left or right) from which the
notepad slides in.

SlidePad requires Mac OS X 10.5 (“Leopard”) or higher. It’s Universal
Binary so runs natively on both PowerPC and Intel Macs.

A demo is available from the SlidePad website. It runs initially in a
15-day trial mode with all features active.