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  • 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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  • Skim icon

    Skim

    Skim is a PDF reader and note-taker for OS X. It is designed to help you read and annotate scientific papers in PDF, but is also great for viewing any PDF file.

    Open Source Mac

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    Stylus Labs Write

    Write is a word processor for handwriting, designed primarily for tablets with an active stylus. Write has the functionality of a vector drawing application, plus a set of tools which ease the editing of handwritten text. This is...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android

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    • It's like Xournal but with much more functionalities for really good handwriting note taking on the go Guest • Aug 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • 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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    Bamboo Paper

    Bamboo Paper, a seriously fun new app from Wacom, provides you with the ability to create virtual notebooks for your tablet, letting you share your ideas visually with handwritten notes, sketches or doodles. Paired with the Bamboo...

    Freemium Windows RT Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire

  • Cournal icon

    Cournal

    Cournal allows multiple users to annotate PDF files in real-time. The goal of this project is a full featured note taking application (like Xournal or Windows Journal), which allows multiple people to collaborate (like Gobby). ...

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued The last commit to the GitHub repo was made on November 30th, 2013.
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    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

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    NoteLab

    NoteLab brings the power of digital note taking to Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, and Solaris. Using NoteLab is just like writing with a pen on real paper. However with NoteLab, the pen and paper are electronic, you never run out of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    gournal

    Gournal is a note-taking application written for usage on Tablet-PCs (such as the Toshiba M200) It’s designed for usage with a stylus, not a mouse or keyboard. It does not have handwriting recognition but can be used in...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    NotesHolder

    NotesHolder lets you quickly type in any piece of information so that you can easily find it when you need, read it or print it out for your convenience. This is the most effective way to store all your notes without cluttering up...

    Free Windows

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    Jarnal

    Jarnal is an open-source application for notetaking, sketching, keeping a journal, making a presentation, annotating a document - including pdf - or collaborating using a stylus, mouse or keyboard. It is similar to Microsoft...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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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    Windows Journal

    Windows Journal is one of the applications designed for Tablet PCs. Users can handwrite notes and draw lines or shapes with it. Even though it is recommended to use a graphics tablet or a Tablet PC, you can compose handwritten notes...

    Free Personal Windows

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    • Discontinued It was removed from Windows 10 as part of an update released on August 9, 2016. Last version, 10.0.173, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    S Note

    S Note lets you create notes using the keyboard or the S Pen™, or both. You can add images, voice memos, videos, and much more. Choose from predefined templates, or start with a blank note. With S Note, you can quickly share your...

    Commercial Windows Android

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  • 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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  • GoodNotes icon

    GoodNotes

    GoodNotes lets you take notes and annotate PDF documents. They will be synced to all your iOS devices automatically, thanks to iCloud. The new Mac client is out now. This app allows you to - take page-based hand-written...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

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    MrWriter

    Notetaking and blackboard replacement application. Inspired by Xournal. Written in C++/Qt for Linux / Windows / Mac.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Pen Journal

    Pen Journal is made, to create Notes and Scripts, easily. Just write things down with your graphictablets pen (Stylus). Features : * Import PDF's and take notes on them * Insert new pages into a PDF * Mark important things...

    Commercial Mac

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    Delphinus Notes

    Delphinus Notes is a freeware program designed to keep and manage notes. It contains simple notepad, calendar (with week schedule) and expenditure management module. All data can be encrypted and program can be protected by the...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued Just try following the link, and you won't find it anywhere!
  • Zingbytes Sticky Notes icon

    Zingbytes Sticky Notes

    If your memory unable to remember some important task & thought to Getting ready for download this app. Sticky notes application provide many features for your android mobile. With the help of this features, you can write your...

    Free Android Android Tablet

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    reQall

    reQall is the best tool to integrate your memory with your life, helping you get more from life while improving your real memory. It does this by building on the easiest, most natural communications base -- your voice -- to access an...

    Free Web / Cloud iPhone

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    Scribblet

    Scribblet is an elegant note app for OS X: - Quick Access: Open Scribblet using a convenient icon on the menu bar, or assign a keyboard shortcut that works anywhere. - Beautiful Design: Great care was taken with the...

    Free Mac

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    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.22, released in September 2014, can be still downloaded from MacUpdate
  • KNote icon

    KNote

    KNote is an easy to use wiki-like note taking program with built in file management and blogging capabilities. Features: * Private Notes are stored locally and are encrypted and password protected with Advanced...

    Free Personal Windows

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  • Catzwares Simple Notes

    Have you ever needed to remember something real important but had no way to? Catzware introduces Simple Notes, a program which allows you to make up to five notes and keep them open on your desktop all at the same time so you never...

    Free Windows

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xournal Comments

Fantastic pdf annotator & Notes on Linux

Positive Comment by braniti
about xournal Oct 2013

Ocular app is very good but I got surprised about Xournal , even better ... Can export PDF notes to PDF .
http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/74882.html

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