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Apps with 'Block reference' feature

  1. Obsidian icon
    • Mac
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    • Android Tablet
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    144 alternatives to Obsidian 

    Powerful knowledge base that works on top of a local folder of plain text Markdown files.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownObsidian supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Works OfflineObsidian can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Obsidian without registration.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsObsidian can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  Dark ModeObsidian supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  No TrackingObsidian will not track you or use your personal data.
    7.  Support for LaTeXObsidian supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    8.  Kanban BoardObsidian allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    9.  PortableObsidian can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. Dendron icon
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    • Self-Hosted
    • Visual Studio Code
    207 alternatives to Dendron 

    Dendron is an open-source, local-first, markdown-based, note-taking tool built on top of VSCode. It supports all the usual features you would expect like tagging, backlinks, a graph view, split panes, and so forth.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownDendron supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Dendron.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDendron can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Privacy focusedDendron is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  3. As easy to use as a word document or bulleted list, and as powerful for finding, collecting, and connecting related ideas as a graph database. Collaborate with others in real time, or store all your data locally.

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  4. Athens icon
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    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    70 alternatives to Athens 

    The problem with notetaking apps like Evernote or Apple Notes is that once you write a note, after a week you never look at it again. Without any organization, you're stuck praying that search will work for your future self.

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  5. SiYuan icon
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    • Self-Hosted
    • Docker
    • Docker Hub
    • Google Chrome
    • Microsoft Edge
    27 alternatives to SiYuan 

    SiYuan is a desktop Markdown Block-Reference and Bidirectional-Link note-taking application. Support fine-grained block-level reference and Markdown WYSIWYG.

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    1.  WYSIWYG SupportSiYuan integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    2.  Support for LaTeXSiYuan supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    3.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with SiYuan.
    4.  Support for MarkDownSiYuan supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    5.  End-to-End EncryptionSiYuan has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    6.  Works OfflineSiYuan can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    7.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    8.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in SiYuan without registration.
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  6. Zenkit Hypernotes icon
    • Mac
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    • Online
    • Android
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    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    60 alternatives to Zenkit Hypernotes 

    Hypernotes is a knowledge-management solution developed by Zenkit.

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