• Evernote icon


    Evernote easily captures information in any environment on most devices and platforms, and makes this information accessible and...

    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 is a web application written on JavaScript. It's built to be an open source alternative to Evernote. Laverna stores...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire

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    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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    RedNotebook is a graphical diary and journal helping you keep track of notes and thoughts. It includes a calendar navigation...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Xfce

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    Colorful & powerful sticky notes app for Windows & Phones. Set reminder alarms, attach them to any website or document...

    Commercial Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    A simple but effective way to keep on top of your tasks, 10 languages. ToDoList is a rare form of task management tool, one that...

    Open Source Windows

  • CintaNotes icon


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

    Freemium Windows

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    wikidPad is a Wiki-like notebook for storing your thoughts, ideas, todo lists, contacts, or anything else you can think of to write...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    NixNote, formerly Nevernote, is an open source client for Evernote . It is written in Java so it will also run on Windows &...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    OpenSource note-taking & archiving alternative to Evernote, Microsoft OneNote & Google Keep

    Open Source Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted PHP

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    Meet DEVONthink — designed to manage and keep in order all those disparate pieces of information so important to your work or studies....

    Commercial Mac

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    Very similar to Notational Velocity but for Windows. Features •Simple and fast notes on Windows •Sync online with...

    Free Windows

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    WizNote is a Note software, which is especially designed for Internet users and mobile Internet users. WizNote focuses more on notes...

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

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    Gorgeous note-taking app for Mac with Evernote integration. Alternote has pixel-perfect interface...

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    Open Source Mac

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    KeyNote NF

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    Open Source Windows

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    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    Commercial Mac

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    Freemium Windows

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    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Free Personal Windows Linux Raspberry Pi

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    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...

    Free Personal Web / Cloud Android iPhone Apple Watch

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    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Scroll, Quill & INK

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    PNotes (Pinned Notes or Portable Notes, use what you prefer) is written entirely in C and Windows API (with Pelles C for Windows IDE)...

    Open Source Windows

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    Open Source Linux

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minipad2 Comments

Best Windows Notepad for Me

Positive Comment by realnabarl
about minipad2 Mar 2015

I need a local notepad and I always need a plain text one. A plain text memo is most handy and good for memory IMO. minipad2 is just powerful and lightweight. It is the best one for the moment.