Days after Evernote began testing a free plan with entry to just one pocket book and 50 notes with restricted customers, the corporate has now made this its new default free plan. The notetaking app mentioned that this variation will probably be relevant for all new and current free customers beginning December 4.
In a put up on its weblog, Evernote specified that customers can delete content material from their notebooks so as to add different content material throughout the restrict.
“From December 4, the Evernote Free expertise has modified. Going ahead, new and current Free customers can have a most of fifty notes and one pocket book per account. These limits confer with the variety of notes and notebooks a person can have of their account at one time: you may all the time delete undesirable content material to stay under the edge,” the corporate, owned by Milan-based Bending Spoons, mentioned.
Customers with greater than 50 notes of their current free accounts will be capable of export extra notes and notebooks. Evernote talked about on its weblog that these restrictions will replicate on its examine plans web page on December 4, however didn’t specify if limits or pricing of different plans are additionally altering.
Earlier this week, Evernote confirmed to TechCrunch on its web site that the brand new limited-free plan was a part of a check with “lower than 1% of its free customers.” The check was attempting to get individuals to pay the upper restrict plans, that are priced at $14.99 and $17.99 per 30 days.
The corporate mentioned that almost all free customers fall under the newly set restrict. Nevertheless, Evernote acknowledged that this variation would possibly push prospects in direction of “reconsidering” their “relationship with Evernote.”
After Bending Spoons acquired Evernote in November 2022, the corporate laid off 129 individuals in February 2023. At the moment, a spokesperson instructed TechCrunch that the notetaking app has “been unprofitable for years and the state of affairs was unsustainable in the long run.”
Whereas Ian Smalls, who was appointed Evernote CEO in 2018, managed to get the corporate to $100 million in recurring income, the app has fallen behind newer rivals like Notion.
For customers who would possibly wish to search for alternate options, Notion, Microsoft OneOne, and Zoho Pocket book supply beneficiant free tiers.