What’s new in Bear 1.5.4

What’s new in Bear 1.5.4

We have a quick update out this week to address a few minor features and bugs. There are no mind-altering features in here but, as they say, every little bit counts.


  • Blockquotes now have their own styles when exported to DOCX or RTF
  • Bear now properly handles search when a ‘new line’ unicode character is present
  • HTML export: A CSS fix for highlighted list elements
  • Fixed a few rare export bugs and errors


  • Fixed a rare crash when updating the Sidebar under specific conditions


  • Detached note window size and position is restored when Bear restarts
  • Export panel now correctly update the attachment folder in case of re-export
  • Info panel RTFD export fix
  • Drag & drop of Safari images work again

Apple Watch

  • Fixed a crash when a note is cancelled

Bear 1.5.4 is now available as a free update for Mac, iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch. If you’re Bear-curious, most of its core features are free to use, so give it a try!

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