KNot has been designed and written from scratch and uses latest technologies in terms of graphics and file handling. KNot uses a much broadly used internet protocol, SMTP, the same protocol that email servers and clients use. While the underlying protocol has changed, the user interface is still the same. Just enter the name of the computer you want to send the message to and make sure that the other machine is running KNot and is listening for messages. Features include multiple colorful notes floating on your desktop, minimized to a 17x17 pixel square, send your notes to other computers in your local network, full color spectrum support, drop shadow and imitate wallpaper color, snap to grid, screen borders or other notes, and full multi-monitor support, store your valuable notes in simple to use and backup text files, undelete notes, protect your notes by making them Read-Only, notes can stay on top of other windows, export notes to text files anywhere on the disk, drag and drop support replace, and new Color-Picker dialog.