Alternatives to QOwnNotes for all platforms with any license

  • Notepad++ icon


    Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.

    Open Source Windows

  • 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

  • Google Keep icon

    Google Keep

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

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

  • Simplenote icon


    Simplenote is an easy way to keep notes, lists, ideas, and more. Your notes stay updated across all your devices. No buttons to press....

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

  • Zim icon


    Zim brings the concept of a wiki to your desktop. Store information, link pages and edit with WYSISYG markup or directly typing some...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Tomboy icon


    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

  • NixNote icon


    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

  • ResophNotes icon


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

    Free Windows

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    Notational Velocity

    Notational Velocity is a mouseless application for storing and retrieving notes. With Notational Velocity, searching for notes is...

    Open Source Mac

  • Alternote icon


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

    Commercial Mac

  • nvALT icon


    nvALT is a fork of the original Notational Velocity with some additional features and interface modifications by Brett Terpstra and...

    Open Source Mac

  • Leanote icon


    Leanote is an open source cloud notebook. Everyone familiar with Golang and mongodb are welcome to contribute code to it! Leanote...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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  • nvPY icon


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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • GNotes icon


    GNotes is an Android notepad/notebook that can synchronize with Google GMail. GNotes is a notepad design in mind for easy...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome

  • BasKet icon


    A note taking application for KDE. Lots of features. This multi-purpose note-taking application helps you to: * Easily take all...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • Zoho Notebook icon

    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

  • Fetchnotes icon


    Fetchnotes helps you capture and organize short notes like books to read, ideas and shopping lists - like sticky notes for the modern...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Chrome

  • Elephant icon


    Elephant is a notetaker with a classic interface you already know. Keep your notes to yourself. No accounts or clouds. For syncing...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • NimbleNotes icon


    NimbleNotes is an online note taking and study platform, designed to help students learn more efficiently. Our digital notebook...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • icon is a simple, free, open-source (MIT-license) note-keeping tool to help you manage the tons of little information bits you need...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Gubb icon


    Gubb is a free web-based application with an easy-to-use interface that enables you to create, manage and share an unlimited number of...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • EdytorNC icon


    EdytorNC is text editor for CNC programmers. Some features : bolt holes calculation; solutions of triangles calculation; speed, feed...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Google Notebook icon

    Google Notebook Discontinued

    Google Notebook is a free online application offered by Google that allows users to save and organize clips of information while...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • vijazedan simple notes icon

    vijazedan simple notes

    This is a simple app to create notes, save and load the notes from a fast list. Icons:

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • BeeCanvas icon


    BeeCanvas is online whiteboard based visual project management tool. It’s easy and intuitive but very practical to use for team...

    Free Personal Mac Web / Cloud Android iPhone

  • Boostnote icon


    Boostnote is simple note app, code manager, snippet manager and memo app for software programmers. Boostnote saves all of your...

    Free Mac Windows

  • Pure List icon

    Pure List

    It is fast, easy to use and delivers all the functionality you need without distracting you with anything beyond that. No more...

    Free Android

  • Private Notebook icon

    Private Notebook

    Private Notebook is an easy to use password protected note taking app. Create, edit, delete, or share notes using the app and protect...

    Free Android Android Tablet

  • iDeskapp icon


    An online notebook, which will help you organise your informations. It will allow you to create Pages consisting of notes, images...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    note space

    Note space is a database program in which to keep your notes This space has these characteristics: It presents a very visual...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

  • Jottinx

    Jottinx: take your notes wherever you go. Simple Focus on one thing only: write your notes. Organise Group your notes in...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • tdo icon


    tdo is an extensible, open-source todo list app with a keyboard driven focus. FEATURES - Can be used entirely with a keyboard...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Inkdrop icon


    The notebook app built for Markdown lovers, which runs on macOS, Windows and Linux. This app is designed to be the most convenient...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Daybreak icon


    Daybreak is a to-do app that reduces your planning time by figuring out when you like to be reminded

    Commercial iPhone

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QOwnNotes Comments

Great alternative to Notational Velocity

Positive Comment by r3tr0g4m3r
about QOwnNotes Aug 2016

Works wonderfully to replace Notational Velocity in UNIX systems with QT, using it in Arch Linux and sincronizing notes with dropbox.