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    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...

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    Wunderlist

    Wunderlist helps millions of people around the world capture their ideas, things to do and places to see. Whether you’re sharing a grocery list with a loved one, working on a project, or planning a vacation, Wunderlist makes it...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry Chrome OS Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Vivaldi Browser Chrome Android Wear Kindle Fire Yandex.Browser

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    Laverna

    Laverna is a web application written on JavaScript. It's built to be an open source alternative to Evernote. Laverna stores notes in indexedDB and personal settings in local storage. ## Features ----------- * Markdown...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    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

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    Tomboy

    Have you ever felt the frustration at not being able to locate a website you wanted to check out, or find an email you found interesting, or remember an idea about the direction of the political landscape in post-industrial Australia?...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    PSPad

    PSPad is a freeware programmers editor in 8 languages for Microsoft Windows operating systems. Some features are highlighted syntax, ftp, projects and so on. Code explorer for Pascal, C/C++, INI, HTML, XML, PHP and more in...

    Free Windows

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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...

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    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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    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 ...

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    Stickies

    Stickies is a PC utility written to replace Post-It-style notes left stuck to your monitor. The design goal behind Stickies is that the program is small and simple. Stickies will not mess with your system files, or write to the...

    Free Windows PortableApps.com

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    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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    Alternote

    Gorgeous note-taking app for Mac with Evernote integration. Alternote has pixel-perfect interface, robust search, distraction-free mode and lots more. It is designed to be the most convenient and...

    Commercial Mac

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    Leanote

    Leanote is an open source cloud notebook. Everyone familiar with Golang and mongodb are welcome to contribute code to it! Leanote provide services for note and blog. You can use "note" as your personal notebook, if you want...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    Oinker

    Oinker looks like a plain chat program on the surface, but it allows you to save the specified messages (called ‘oinks’ in Oinker) on the spot, and more importantly, it allows you to connect the messages in an infinite number of ways...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Gruik

    Well, Gruik is for you if... - You take a lot of notes (post-it, gists, evernote, blog entries, .txt on your desktop (Oh you know what I mean)...) - You want to "Bring You Own Server" (later, a free hosted version will...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    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

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    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

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    Magpie

    magpie - Git-backed Evernote replacement Magpie is an attempt to make a reasonably sufficient Evernote replacement where the users control their data. Basically, magpie is just a web tool for managing text files in a git repo....

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

    • Discontinued This project is both discontinued and dangerous: "Magpie is no longer under active development. There has been a `disclosure`_ of a bug that exposes the entire filesystem through Magpie." https://github.com/charlesthomas/magpie/
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    Clear

    Life is messy. Keep it together with Clear, an amazing new app for list-keeping that is unbelievably simple, quick and satisfying to use. Clear is designed with simplicity and flexibility in mind and works great with any list you...

    Commercial iPhone iPad Apple Watch

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    Elephant

    Elephant is a notetaker with a classic interface you already know. Keep your notes to yourself. No accounts or clouds. For syncing use Dropbox, Github, rsync, ... No feature bloat or redesigns, ever. Elephant stores notes in...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    footnote

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

    Open Source Linux

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    Scroll, Quill & INK

    Fast and portable note editor. Supports: Mardown format, HTML previews, tagging, favorites, searching, Dropbox and Google Drive synchronization, embedded photos.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    PNotes

    PNotes (Pinned Notes or Portable Notes, use what you prefer) is written entirely in C and Windows API (with Pelles C for Windows IDE) - so it is fast and light-weight. It has flexible settings - both for the program in whole and for...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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    NimbleNotes

    NimbleNotes is an online note taking and study platform, designed to help students learn more efficiently. Our digital notebook improves your learning workflow with instantly generated flashcard decks, study session analytics, and...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Note Board

    Productivity app. Save information like a sticky notes. You can create notes with images, videos or whatever you want. Save pages to read later or capture any web content with the chrome or firefox extension. Share boards with...

    Free Web / Cloud Android Firefox Chrome Web Store

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    labfolder

    labfolder is an electronic lab notebook that helps to document, organize and share your research data.

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    notesmartly

    Notesmartly is a free app which makes organizing your stuff a breeze .Notebooks, ability to draw using Scribbpads, Wideboards to collaborate in real time and more. It lets you take notes be it text note, image note, audio note or...

    Free Mac iPhone iPad

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    myTinyTodo

    Simple way to manage your todo list in AJAX style. Written in PHP and jQuery. Data stored in SQLite or MySQL database. Distributed under the GNU GPL License. Features Multiple lists Task notes Tags (and tag cloud) Due...

    Free Self-Hosted

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    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.
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    Pingpad

    Get things done. Together. Instant notes, messaging, tasks, photo and link sharing to get things done in private groups.

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone

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    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

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    Holiline Reminder

    Holiline Reminder is both an event reminder and a calendar. Holiline’s aim is to ensure that you do not forget about a friend’s birthday, an important holiday, or another significant event. By default, it takes over the taskbar to...

    Free Windows

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    Top Task List

    Top Task List is simple, elegant and responsive task organizer. You can turn a task into a start screen tile, give it custom colors, priorities, edit multiple tasks at once, shake the phone to move completed tasks out of the way...

    Free Windows Phone

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    GloboNote

    GloboNote is a free and easy to use desktop note taking application. It helps you to create to-do lists, reminders and other notes in one place. There is no limit in the number of sticky notes you can create. You can format...

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    NotesHolder

    NotesHolder lets you quickly type in any piece of information so that you can easily find it when you need, read it or print it out for your convenience. This is the most effective way to store all your notes without cluttering up...

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ColorNote Comments

Good simple interface

Comment by Thelle
about ColorNote Dec 2012

I like the simple interface and sync for my quick random notes (don't want to use evernote for that - I use that for more complete notes), but I need an app that let my access my simple short notes online on my computer as well as on my mobile devices..

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Sync & use notes offline: Memonic+Upvise, not ColorNote or Evernote

Comment by em4020
about ColorNote and Upvise, Memonic, Evernote Jul 2011

If you want to sync your notes with your desktop computer and edit the notes also sometimes offline, you must use Upvise or Memonic instead of ColorNote Notepad Notes, which cannot sync notes and has only an english user interface, and which is only available for Android.
Upvise can also sync notes with Windows Mobile devices, but most strings are not translated to german, Memonic is available in many languages, but not for Windows Mobile devices.
Both Upvise and Memonic can be used offline with syncing the notes next time, when an internet-connection is available again.
If you need no offline-access to your notes but availability on all platforms, Evernote is the best note-app for you.

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