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  • Evernote icon

    Evernote

    Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving. The app allows users to create a "note" which can be a piece of formatted text, a full webpage or webpage excerpt, a...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear Kindle Fire Pebble

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    Microsoft OneNote

    A digital notebook application that gives people one place to gather notes and information. .

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Windows RT Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear Kindle Fire

  • Simplenote icon

    Simplenote

    Simplenote is an easy way to keep notes, lists, ideas, and more. Your notes stay updated across all your devices. No buttons to press. It just works. Your notes are synced across your devices when you create, add to or change them. ...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire

  • Asana icon

    Asana

    Asana is the easiest way for teams to track their work so they can get results. It’s free to use, simple to get started, and powerful enough to run your entire business.

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone

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    Remember The Milk

    Take your tasks anywhere with this feature-packed application. See tasks located nearby, add and complete tasks on the go, organize upcoming tasks, and sync it all seamlessly with Remember The Milk. Free download for Pro...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Blackberry 10

  • Wrike icon

    Wrike

    Project management software your business needs, with the insights you love & the security you require.

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

  • ONLYOFFICE icon

    ONLYOFFICE

    ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors is an open-source office suite that combines text, spreadsheet and presentation editors, distributed under AGPL license v3.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • RedNotebook icon

    RedNotebook

    RedNotebook is a graphical diary and journal helping you keep track of notes and thoughts. It includes a calendar navigation, customizable templates, export functionality and word clouds. You can also format, tag and search your...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com Xfce

  • Notezilla icon

    Notezilla

    Colorful & powerful sticky notes app for Windows & Phones. Set reminder alarms, attach them to any website or document, organize them using folders/tags, sync sticky notes between devices & send notes across LAN or to any...

    Commercial Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    wikidPad

    wikidPad is a Wiki-like notebook for storing your thoughts, ideas, todo lists, contacts, or anything else you can think of to write down. What makes wikidPad different from other notepad applications is the ease with which you can...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Basecamp icon

    Basecamp

    Basecamp is a web-based project collaboration tool that allows groups of people to share files, meet deadlines, assign tasks, and centralize feedback.

    Commercial Web / Cloud Android iPhone

  • NixNote icon

    NixNote

    NixNote, formerly Nevernote, is an open source client for Evernote . It is written in Java so it will also run on Windows & OS-X, but the primary focus has been to try and get a usable environment for Linux. Features ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Org-mode

    Org-mode is for keeping notes, maintaining ToDo lists, doing project planning, and authoring with a fast and effective plain-text system. Available also as MobileOrg on iPhone (...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone iPad

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    DEVONthink

    Meet DEVONthink — designed to manage and keep in order all those disparate pieces of information so important to your work or studies. As you become more experienced with DEVONthink and its easy, intuitive interface you will quickly...

    Commercial Mac

  • WizNote icon

    WizNote

    WizNote is a Note software, which is especially designed for Internet users and mobile Internet users. WizNote focuses more on notes of rapid collection, management, reading and sharing. WizNote is smaller, more stable, and more...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone Windows RT Android Tablet iPad

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    Freedcamp

    Freedcamp is the first completely free alternative to Basecamp. Freedcamp offers an app store where you can install To-Do's, Discussions, Milestones, Time Tracking, and Calendar for free! Project management has never been this...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    Notational Velocity

    Notational Velocity is a mouseless application for storing and retrieving notes. With Notational Velocity, searching for notes is not a separate action; rather, it is the primary interface. Searching encompasses all notes content...

    Open Source Mac

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    Piggydb

    Piggydb is a Web notebook application that provides you with a platform to build your knowledge personally or collaboratively. With Piggydb, you can create highly structured content by connecting knowledge fragments to each other to...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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    Redbooth

    Redbooth (formerly Teambox), the cloud-based company redefining collaboration and busines communications. Easily organize teams and projects to ensure visibility and accountabillity, enabling your team to get more accomplished.

    Commercial Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

  • ClockingIT icon

    ClockingIT

    ClockingIT is a free hosted application, keeping track of all your tasks and the time you spend on them. Extensive features Project Management, Collaboration and Time Tracking ...and its free! Plan your projects, see...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

    • Discontinued Development stoped 5 years ago. App is still working and free.
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    MOOVIA

    The easiest way to collaborate on projects and ideas. MOOVIA is an enjoyable and secure social environment to host your team`s projects, tasks, meetings, ideas, messages and documents. It's a social collaboration platform designed...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • AllMyNotes Organizer icon

    AllMyNotes Organizer

    AllMyNotes Organizer is a multi-functional hierarchical information manager for Windows. Store all your Notes in virtual folders in one file! Everyone is unique so AllMyNotes Organizer offers freedom of individualizing your...

    Freemium Windows

  • Zoho Notebook icon

    Zoho Notebook

    Online Notebook application: Zoho Notebook lets you combine text, images, audio, video, RSS feeds, documents and much more. Online Collaboration: You can share a single image or selection of text from a page rather than the whole...

    Free Personal Web / Cloud Android iPhone Apple Watch

  • Project Pier

    ProjectPier is an open source community aimed at developing simple, powerful and intuitive software for web-based project management and group collaboration. ProjectPier gives you a flexible system for managing projects involving...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    footnote

    A beautiful, fast, and simple note taking app in the style of elementary

    Open Source Linux

  • Active Collab icon

    Active Collab

    Task management, project collaboration, time tracking, and invoicing - all in one easy tool.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone Self-Hosted

  • 5pm icon

    5pm

    5pm is a web based project management application with a smart customizable interface. Email integration, iCalendar and RSS feeds, Timeline view and Reports are just a few features to mention. Free trial (no credit card required) is...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • GeeTeeDee icon

    GeeTeeDee

    GeeTeeDee is a fancy, lightweight, easy to use and effective task management software. Available for Windows, Linux and soon for Mac and Mobile.

    Free Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Site and app no longer accessible.
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    pen.io

    Pen.io is a super fast way to publish content online. It takes just seconds to create a page and start adding content. Pen.io has been designed as a more permanent alternative to blogs. Blogs are great for posting regular content -...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • myBase icon

    myBase

    myBase is a unique freeform database software that creates full-text searchable databases and organizes information in the tree-structured outline form, along with capability of capturing information from a variety of data sources...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Conqu icon

    Conqu

    Conqu is an easy to use yet powerful task management tool designed to help you conquer your inbox and get things done. With Conqu, you can organize the tasks by criteria that makes sense to you and then find the right task to do at...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet iPad

  • WebResearch icon

    WebResearch

    Web Research is a Windows program that helps you save important information from the Web, store it on your computer, and then organize and reuse it in your projects. Easily manage collections of Web pages, pictures, PDF files, and...

    Commercial Windows

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    Jottit

    Jottit makes getting a website as easy as filling out a textbox. For a quick look at what Jottit can do, check out this great screencast tour of Jottit by Demo Girl:...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Exstora icon

    Exstora

    Built-in quick note: save ideas, contacts, interesting facts With Exstora, you can write down a thought that comes to your mind as soon as possible. To create a new note, just double-click next to the corresponding section. ...

    Freemium Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.9, released in May 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Flashnote icon

    Flashnote

    When you need a rough copy to save or to process some pieces of a text, Flashnote is small, quick and convenient. Press the shortcut-key combination and a rough copy is on the screen in a flash of a second. Press ESC and the program...

    Free Windows Linux

Backpack Comments

My personal opinion is the user interface is very confusing ...

Comment by rfast10430
about Backpack Jun 2011

My personal opinion is the user interface is very confusing.

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