I’m so confused and I hope you will help me. I installed Evernote today and then uninstalled it without making a single note because I realized that the free version doesn’t allow me to work offline. I also could not figure out how to create a local only notebook. Yes, I want to be able to capture stuff on the web, but the big reason I need something is for notes that I take at workshops. I want to be able to search across them much better than in a word processer.

Can Springpad be used offline? Do I HAVE to be on the web to use it?

Thank you for any advice.