But Vesper was innovative in two key ways: tags and photos. No
note taking app before or since has treated photos as well. And I
can find no replacement for the way it handled tags. […]
The brilliance of Vesper’s photo handling was that it didn’t treat
photos as inline elements. They were almost like metadata, an
aspect of your note. The photo itself could be the whole note.
When Apple added photos to Notes last year, many said it was the
death knell for Vesper. But Notes treats photos differently. They
are inline, part of the note. They are not the note itself. For
me that’s not as attractive. It adds complexity where I’d rather
He’s got a wonderful story at the end, about a particular note he wrote in Vesper. I don’t want to spoil it.