• 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

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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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    Zim

    Zim brings the concept of a wiki to your desktop. Store information, link pages and edit with WYSISYG markup or directly typing some lightweight markup syntax and see it previewed as-you-type. Creating a new page is easy by either...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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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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    CherryTree

    A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file. The following languages are supported: Chinese Simplified (Channing Wong, up to date) Czech (Pavel...

    Open Source Windows Linux PortableApps.com

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    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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    CintaNotes

    CintaNotes is an ultra-ergonomic, productivity-boosting notetaking app for Windows. It will help you collect, organize, and find any information.

    Freemium Windows PortableApps.com

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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

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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 ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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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    KeyNote NF

    KeyNote NF is a flexible, multi-featured tabbed notebook, based on Windows standard RichEdit control. It's always accessible with a single keypress, even if you work in another application. The basic idea in KeyNote NF is that...

    Open Source Windows

    • This works very much like KeepNote. More than others I've tried.
      Guest • Jul 2016 Disagree   Agree
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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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    Flamory

    Flamory remembers things, so you don't have to. Make snapshots of web pages, files and desktop apps. You can find snapshots later using full-text search and thumbnails. Paste them anywhere as links or screenshots. When history...

    Free Personal Windows Internet Explorer Chrome Microsoft Office Powerpoint Microsoft Office Word Adobe Reader Notepad++ Firefox Adobe Acrobat

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    MyTetra

    MyTetra is open source and cross platform personal manager for information accumulation. It is powerful program for data memorization and structuring notes. .

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Springseed

    Simply awesome note taking.

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued Latest commit 4abcdfa on Jan 30. Also see https://github.com/spsdco/notes/issues/210
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    nvALT

    nvALT is a fork of the original Notational Velocity with some additional features and interface modifications by Brett Terpstra and ElasticThreads. NVALT ADDITIONAL FEATURES Auto-pairing and selection wrapping for brackets and...

    Open Source Mac

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    Quiver

    Quiver is a notebook built for programmers. It lets you easily mix text, code and Markdown within one note, edit code with an awesome code editor, live preview Markdown and LaTeX cells, and find any note instantly via the full-text...

    Commercial Mac

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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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    GNotes

    GNotes is an Android notepad/notebook that can synchronize with Google GMail. GNotes is a notepad design in mind for easy note-taking. What it do is to help you taking notes easily on mobile phone and sync all of your notes with...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome

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    BasKet

    A note taking application for KDE. Lots of features. This multi-purpose note-taking application helps you to: * Easily take all sort of notes * Collect research results and share them * Centralize your project data and...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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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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    TreePad

    A free and lightweight outliner, only 465KB in size. It allows you to store all your notes, emails, texts, hyperlinks, etc. into one or multiple plain-text databases. With the look and feel of the familiar Windows Explorer, editing...

    Free Personal Windows Linux Raspberry Pi

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    Fetchnotes

    Fetchnotes helps you capture and organize short notes like books to read, ideas and shopping lists - like sticky notes for the modern age. Spend less time organizing your notes and more time acting on them! With apps on the web...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Chrome

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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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    OutWiker

    Outwiker - Personal wiki and outliner License: GPL 3 EN: OutWiker is designed to store notes in a tree. Such programs are called "outliner", personal wiki, or tree-like editors. OutWiker's main difference from...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    My Notes Keeper

    Home Of My Notes Keeper - My Notes Keeper is the premier note/outliner application for Windows 9x/2000/XP/NT. It allows you to store all of your notes and information in an easy-to-use outline, where you can quickly find what you...

    Commercial Windows

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    OmniOutliner

    OmniOutliner is a start-to-finish writing app. Perfect for collecting information, outlining Big Ideas, adding structure to any sort of writing, and much more. From grocery lists to email drafts to long-form composition. Write ...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

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    footnote

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

    Open Source Linux

  • Scroll, Quill & INK icon

    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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    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

KeepNote Comments

Nice note-keeping software

Positive Comment by reshadh
about KeepNote Sep 2012

I liked keepnote a lot. I used it to write short notes and even research papers.

For writing notes related to research works, I needed Equations! Therefore, I implemented an extension that enables this feature. It can be downloaded from:
https://github.com/reshadh/Keepnote-LaTeX

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Excellent app. Evernote replace.

Comment by atpantheon
about KeepNote and Evernote Mar 2012

I've been searching for an Evernote replacement in order to keep my notes in my hard drive, not god-knows-where in the cloud and open source (to grant full time support. Lacks of tags, but gives excellent html export.

If open source, simple, desktop based are the criteria, here is the app.

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Excellent app. Loads quickly, low memory usage, clean inter ...

Comment by farrelle25
about KeepNote Jun 2011

Excellent app. Loads quickly, low memory usage, clean interface. Has both Windows and linux versions which I needed. (And easy to store the backup file in Dropbox)

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A very good application. It is not just for short notes. I ...

Comment by okko
about KeepNote Jun 2011

A very good application. It is not just for short notes. I tried many apps but all of them was either too heavy or too limited for extensive notes. I like that all notes in fact are html pages. And I find its screenshot-snipping tool very useful. A pity detail however... at the moment KeepNote for Windows has no check-spelling tools.

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KeepNote is very like to Zim Desktop, they have similar org ...

Comment by wangych
about KeepNote Jun 2011

KeepNote is very like to Zim Desktop, they have similar organizing structure and editing capability. But I'll still sticks with Zim as it provides more functionality useful to me.

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Not half bad. Has some minor bugs, but works good. Simple t ...

Comment by climb4fun
about KeepNote Jun 2011

Not half bad. Has some minor bugs, but works good. Simple to install, easy to use.

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