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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

  • Google Keep icon

    Google Keep

    Google Keep has several features including color coding notes, inserting images, creating lists, geo-fencing, shareable notes, and search by color.

    Free Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad Chrome Android Wear

  • Microsoft OneNote icon

    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

  • Laverna icon

    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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    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

  • 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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    Paperwork

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

    Open Source Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted PHP

  • ResophNotes icon

    ResophNotes

    Very similar to Notational Velocity but for Windows. Features •Simple and fast notes on Windows •Sync online with Simplenote Support proxy (require HTTPS protocol) Optional Proxy username and password...

    Free Windows

  • 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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    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

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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

  • KeepNote icon

    KeepNote

    KeepNote: note-taking and organization. KeepNote is a note taking application that works on Windows, Linux, and MacOS X. With KeepNote, you can store your class notes, TODO lists, research notes, journal entries, paper outlines...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued No new releases since March 2012, but last version, 0.7.8, is still working and can be downloaded from the official website.
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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

  • Alternote icon

    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

  • Omni Notes icon

    Omni Notes

    Note taking open-source application aimed to have both a simple interface but keeping smart behavior.

    Open Source Android

  • QOwnNotes icon

    QOwnNotes

    Plain text notepad with markdown support and todo list manager for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows, that works together with the notes application of ownCloud.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Qt

  • Thinkery icon

    Thinkery

    Thinkery is a fast and lightweight tool for storing notes, bookmarks, todos, organized through #hashtags. Bookmarks are stored in full-text. Android and iOS app available. It helps you focus on the important things and lets you...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome Firefox

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    nvPY

    nvPY is a note-taking tool inspired by Notational Velocity, nvALT and ResophNotes. It syncs with simplenote, and runs on Linux, Windows and OSX.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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

  • Gruik icon

    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

  • GNotes icon

    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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    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

  • Magpie icon

    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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    Gnote

    Gnote is a note-taking application for GTK desktops. It is a port of Tomboy to C++. Gnote is part of the GNOME desktop environment, often filling the need for personal information management. The main principle is a notepad with a...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • Penzu icon

    Penzu

    Write in Private. Penzu is your own personal journal and online diary. Don't want to share everything with the world? Easily keep your personal thoughts, memories, and ideas safe and secure in the cloud! And if you want to, you...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet 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

  • NimbleNotes icon

    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

  • Note Board icon

    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

  • Notation icon

    Notation

    Quick and easy notes in one place

    Free Windows

  • 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

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    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.
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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

  • 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

  • GloboNote icon

    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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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