Here’s a fine piece of software that does important stuff simply and cleanly.
There’s been hundreds of ways to jot quick notes aboard your PC but most are too fiddly and fussy. NotesHolder isn’t either. It’s just a small window that hides on the edge of your screen until you access it, then type in whatever stroke of genius you need to record.
The free version is enough, but the standard version ($15) has that all important extra tweak: the ability to access it by a customisable hot key, whatever program you’re in.