Alternatives to QOwnNotes for all platforms with any license

  • Notepad++ icon

    Notepad++

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

    Open Source Windows

  • 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

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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

  • Zim icon

    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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    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 ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    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

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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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    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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    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

  • 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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    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

  • Zoho Notebook icon

    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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    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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    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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  • Elephant icon

    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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    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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    NoteAway

    NoteAway is the simplest, most convenient way to take quick notes on OS X. NoteAway has lots of powerful features for free, like iCloud syncing, rich text, attachments, simple import/export, and a variety of customizable options.

    Free Mac

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    Gubb

    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 lists, as well as retrieve whole lists by text message & email. There's also a...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    list.it

    list.it is a simple, free, open-source (MIT-license) note-keeping tool to help you manage the tons of little information bits you need to keep track of each day. Installs as i Firefox add-on.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Boostnote icon

    Boostnote

    Boostnote is simple note app, code manager, snippet manager and memo app for software programmers. Boostnote saves all of your information about development. Be a hacker's brain. Using Boostnote is totally free. Premium plan is...

    Free Mac Windows

  • Google Notebook icon

    Google Notebook

    Google Notebook is a free online application offered by Google that allows users to save and organize clips of information while conducting research online. The browser-based tool permits a user to write notes, clip text and images...

    Free Web / Cloud

    • Discontinued It is no longer under active development (since early 2009). The users who have a Google Notebook account will be redirected on Google Docs.
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    EdytorNC

    EdytorNC is text editor for CNC programmers. Some features : bolt holes calculation; solutions of triangles calculation; speed, feed calculation; conversion inch/mm, mm/inch; code colouring; RS232 data transmission with automatic file...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • 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: icons8.com

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • BeeCanvas icon

    BeeCanvas

    BeeCanvas is online whiteboard based visual project management tool. It’s easy and intuitive but very practical to use for team collaboration. Tools exist for assisting human beings. But most project management tools are too...

    Free Personal Mac Web / Cloud Android iPhone

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    tdo

    tdo is an extensible, open-source todo list app with a keyboard driven focus. FEATURES - Can be used entirely with a keyboard with familiar VIM-like controls - Markdown powered editing - Use hashtags for categories...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Grabby icon

    Grabby

    Grab content from websites, organize it into collections, and turn it into stories.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • 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 clutter. Just the information you need. Quick, easy, convenient. Organize your life. Be productive....

    Free Android

  • Inkdrop icon

    Inkdrop

    The notebook app built for Markdown lovers, which runs on macOS, Windows and Linux. This app is designed to be the most convenient way to make notes in Markdown for your daily hacking.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Standard Notes icon

    Standard Notes

    A standard notes app with an un-standard focus on longevity, portability, and privacy.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud iPhone iPad Self-Hosted

  • 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 them behind a strong password. Store private notes, account passwords. Keep your secrets protected...

    Free Android Android Tablet

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    iDeskapp

    An online notebook, which will help you organise your informations. It will allow you to create Pages consisting of notes, images, to-dos, files... You can keep them for yourself or share with your coworkers, friends and family.

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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.

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