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Crossnote is probably the world's first markdown notes reader & editor Progressive Web Application that works offline and supports syncing with arbitrary git repository right inside your browser.
Crossnote is heavily inspired by Markdown Preview Enhanced, Google Keep, Google Docs, Quip, Notion, GitBook, Notable, Evernote, and Bear.
Unlike Crossnote (alpha), which is completely cloud based, Crossnote (beta) aims to be offline first. That is, your data is stored entirely in your browser. We won't collect your notes and credentials to our server. You own your data.
The front-end of crossnote project is completely open sourced. It is released under AGPL3. Any contributions or suggestions would be very helpful for the growth of the project.
You can easily synchronize your notebooks with arbitrary git repositories thanks to the awesome isomorphic-git project that makes running git possible right inside this web application.
This application is still under development, and its production website is currently running on a Vultr VPS with only 8GB ram located in Los Angeles.
Mochi is a cross-platform desktop tool that lets you take notes and make flashcards using markdown, then study them using spaced repetition.
Spaced Repetion Mochi uses a spaced repetition algorithm to maximize retention and minimize study time. Learn more about spaced repetition
Markdown Enabled Quickly jot down notes and cards at the speed of markdown. Formatting controls and shortcuts are also there if you need them.
Link Notes and Cards Together Linking between cards and notes is a powerful way to build a network of related information.
Generate Cards From Notes Put an end to tediously copying your notes into flash cards one by one. With Mochi you can create flash cards from your notes with one click.
Attachments You can embed media to your notes or cards like images, audio, and video by dragging them onto the editor.
Cloud syncing With a Pro account you can sync your content and use Mochi accross all of your devices, including mobile.
Import from Anki Leverage the thousands of Anki decks already available online, or import your own.
Drafts is where text starts. Quickly capture text and send it almost anywhere!
Drafts turns text into action with almost limitless possibilities – it’s a quick notebook, handy editor, and writing automation tool, all in one. Capture all of your text in Drafts and send it to other apps without the extra taps.
Drafts is the quick, easy way to capture and share text. In Drafts, text comes first – open the app and get a new, blank draft – ready to type. Don't get bogged down in a timeline just to tweet or post to Facebook. Don't tap your way through multiple screens to get down an email or SMS. Don't navigate folders, create files and name them just to jot down a note or create a todo.
In Drafts you can get that text down quickly and decide what to do with it later. Extensive output options let you send text to Twitter, Facebook, App.net, email, SMS, a Calendar event, quickly save it to Dropbox or Evernote – or forward it to a growing list of other Apps such as OmniFocus, Things, Fantastical, Byword, Sparrow and more. Customize actions to fit into any workflow.
- QUICK ENTRY: App opens to a new blank draft to quickly jot down ideas.
- SAVE, SEARCH, SYNC: Not sure what to do with that text? Just type it in and leave drafts – no saving, it'll be there when you get back. Recent drafts are always one tap away, and full-text searching is available. Optionally enable Drafts lightning fast sync between Drafts, Drafts for iPad (sold separately) on multiple devices.
- SEND TO...ANYTHING? Extensive output options let you do almost anything you might want with your text. Output options include: Twitter, Facebook, Email, SMS-Messages, Events, Clipboard, "Open in..." export, Print.
- EMAIL ACTIONS: Configure your own email actions with preconfigured recipients that can be sent in the background to integration with services like Evernote, OmniFocus Maildrop, Toodledo, IFTTT and more.
Ulysses is a text editor for creative writers. Used by bloggers, poets, students and published novelists all over the world, it offers an integrated environment to brainstorm, draft, revise and even submit text on a professional level.
Based around the concept of non-linear, semantic text editing, Ulysses provides a truly distraction-free and fully focused experience, without sacrificing any advanced features.
It’s got everything you expect from a modern text editor – and then some:
- Tabbed, single-window interface
- Semantic text editing
- True separation of presentation and content
- Console mode (aka “distraction-free writing environment”)
- Extensible export (PDF, DOC, RTF, TXT, HTML, ePub)
- Project-wide, term-centric search & replace
- Multiple document and project notes
- Counters for characters, words & pages
- Configurable metadata (Status, Label, Dates)
- Integrated backup
- Filters, groups and document collections
- Coherent document previews
- Text trash
- Typewriter scrolling
- Bookmarks and style-jumpers
- Project templates
- English, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Hungarian and Czech localizations
Why does RemNote have a free plan? We're proud to offer an extremely powerful free plan. Our mission is to empower as many thinkers and learners as possible, and our free plan makes this possible. https://www.remnote.io/pricing
Dynalist is the easiest way to be organized and stay on top of things.
Connect the dots Simply type [[ to link to anywhere in your Dynalist with auto-complete.
Freely reorganize Send ideas under any item in your Dynalist. Farewell to cut-navigate-and-pasting grunt work.
Typora gives you a seamless experience as both a reader and a writer. It removes the preview window, mode switcher, syntax symbols of markdown source code, and all other unnecessary distractions. Instead, it provides a real live preview feature to help you concentrate on the content itself.
Typora allows you to manage your files easily, providing both file tree panel and articles (file list) side panel. Fell free to organize files in your own way, including putting in sync services, like Dropbox or iCloud.
Automatically see the Outline structure of your documents in outline panel, which allows you to quickly go through the document and jump to any section with one click.
Import & Export
Export to PDF with bookmarks. Go further and export or import. More formats, including docx, OpenOffice, LaTeX, MediaWiki, Epub, etc, can be exported or imported.
See how large your document is in words, characters, lines, or reading minutes.
Focus Mode & TypeWriter Mode
Focus mode helps you focus only on the current line, by blurring the others. Typewriter mode always keeps the currently active line in the middle of the window.
Auto complete pair of brackets and quotes like a code editor. Also, There's also an option to auto pair markdown symbols, like * or _.
Notebooks is the one and only notebook that you’ll ever need. It allows you to create as many virtual books as you need to write, store and structure your details of life, and so it can quickly become the one and only repository for all your journals, ideas, notes, drafts, diaries, projects, task lists and everything else you want to keep close at hand.
Notebooks stores and displays any type of document that you want to carry with you: PDF documents, web pages, MS Office or iWork documents, photos, videos, music and much more. Everything you would usually print out and file can now go directly into Notebooks.
You can even keep your task lists in Notebooks and tick off your to-dos as you complete them. Divide complex projects into nested sub projects, and cross-reference from a tasks’ description to your reference library (which is in Notebooks also). When a task reaches its due date, Notebooks’ badge on the home screen reminds you of pending business, and an optional acoustic alert draws your attention.
With its unique combination, Notebooks can replace several dedicated apps:
Note Taker Text Processor (don’t compare it to Word or Pages, please!) Markdown Composer Task Manager File Storage Clipboard Manager PDF Converter
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 document, giving the author absolute control over what information is shared with others. Notebook also provides real-time collaborative editing. Firefox plug-ins for instant web clipping; Skype integration for instant chat and IP telephony.
Bear is a beautiful and flexible writing app for note-taking and prose, both on the go for iOS devices and for the Mac OS desktop.
- Stay organized by linking notes to each other.
- Use hashtags to organize and add context to notes.
- Notes are stored in plain text, easily portable.
- Focus mode to keep you on track.
- Advanced markdown with full in-line image support
- Powerful search to easily find notes with Search Triggers.
• Rich previews while writing so you see prose, not code • Advanced Markup Editor that supports and highlights over 20 programming languages • Use Cross-Note Links to build a body of work, quickly reference other notes, and more • Quickly add todos to individual notes to keep yourself on task • Multiple export options including HTML, PDF, DOCX, MD, JPG, and more • Smart Data Recognition of elements like links, emails, addresses, colors, and more to come • One-tap formatting on iPhone and iPad with a custom shortcut bar • Focus Mode hides notes and other options when it matters • All your notes are stored in plain text for the ultimate in portability • Effortless, secure, and private multi-device sync via iCloud • Regular updates to keep you and your writing current
Microsoft OneNote, part of the Microsoft 365 (Office), is a digital notebook application that gives people one place to gather notes and information. It also offers shared notebooks, syncing between multiple computers and devices via Windows Live online storage, and optical character recognition (OCR) for getting a text from pictures, business cards, etc.
A note-taking app and organizer that helps you manage all your information in one place. Super-documents for establishing a convenient working environment with any type of content, embeds, and files. Scan the desired documents, add to-do lists, and structure your life properly with the unlimited number of workspaces. Access your files and documents on any device - even offline.
Make Nimbus Note a part of your brand, let your team and customers access it through your domain.
- Access from your domain eg.: notes.your-domain.com or wiki.your-company.com
- Connect to multiple domains (Multi-CNAMES)
- Branding for sign-in page and public links
- Optionally make public links index by search engines
- Client portal & guest accounts
Notejoy is a collaborative notes app for you and your team. It helps you get your most important work out of the noise of email & chat and into a fast and focused workspace. Bring your notes with you everywhere you work: applications are available across web, desktop, and mobile devices, and Notejoy is also integrated with G Suite, Microsoft Office, Slack, and more.
myBase is a unique free-form database software that allows entry of unstructured text, webpages, images, documents, emails and even arbitrary files without regard to length or format. All information is automatically compressed and stored in the tree structured outline form. Unlike traditional database programs, myBase accepts text input like a word processor, and provides better methods for capturing, editing, organizing, retrieving, searching and sharing information, that helps you build up knowledge base and increase personal productivity.
With myBase, you can:
- Keep all your information in one place and get organized with ease;
- Create personal or corporate full-text searchable knowledgebase or research databases containing text, graphics, webpages, documents, and even binary files;
- Get a large and growing collection of notes and documents organized in one place;
- Take notes or write articles in the hierarchical structure and save them securely in local database files;
- Manage product/project/customer information in an intuitive way;
- Write books in the tree outline form much more efficiently than a standard word processor;
- And more ...
Designed for creative writers, JotterPad is a plain text editor without the fuss and distraction of a word processor. It is perfect for writing books, novels, lyrics, poems, essays, drafts and screenplays. The clean typing interface allows you to focus on shaping your thoughts into text. Dive into your work without having any distractions and write to your hearts’ content.
JotterPad comes with a feature-packed text editor that no writers should leave without. Some of our favourites include dark theme, phrase search, Markdown, extended keyboard, word count, typewriter scrolling, snapshots (version control) and many more. Markdown now supports table, bulleted list and check list.
Unleash your creativity
With a collection of beautiful typefaces and customisable typography, you can create your own personal writing space to help your creativity to flow and stay engaged in writing.
Write and edit your work in Cloud
Connect to all your favourite cloud services (Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive) and continue writing anywhere even when offline. JotterPad syncs your work when you are online with its powerful synchronisation. You can also link to unlimited cloud services with Cloud+!
Research at your fingertips
The built-in dictionary helps you to search for words definition quickly and accurately. Find new ways to express commonly used phrases and be inspired by new words with our thesaurus and rhyming dictionary.
Publish your work
Print your writings to PDF and share them on-the-go at your convenience. Export your work to popular formats such as .docx and .rtf and continue to edit them on those platforms.
Do what you do best, write. JotterPad handles the rest by turning your Fountain script into a professional screenplay, ready to be exported as Final Draft .fdx and PDF. Discover more screenwriting tools available in JotterPad Pro.
Dendron is an open-source, local-first, markdown-based, note-taking tool built on top of VSCode. Like most such tools, Dendron supports all the usual features you would expect like tagging, backlinks, a graph view, split panes, and so forth. But it doesn’t stop there - whereas most tools (try to make it) easy to get notes in, they tend to make it hard to get them back out later, and it only gets worse as you add more notes. Dendron helps you get notes back out and works better the more notes you have.
MyInfo is free form personal information manager- a reference-management system that allows you to collect, organize, edit, store, and find documents, notes, and project-support materials.
MyInfo offers an intuitive solution for organizing documents and information that is scattered all over your hard drive. Its powerful database allows you to flexibly organize and cross-reference documents, to make it easy to find information anywhere in your database. The database is backed up automatically and can be encrypted.
MyInfo has an intuitive user interface consisting of a menu bar and two panes. Across the top is a menu bar. Below it is a tab bar for each "Section" of information. Within each tabbed Section, a tree structure is used to arrange documents. The left-side pane displays the tree structure of notes for the current Section. The centre pane is the document viewer. On the right is a pane for search results. MyInfo is organized using: a) A tabbed "Section", each of which contains; b) a Tree-structure in which data can be placed into nested structures. The combination of Sections and Tree-structure allow for easy cataloguing, and searching. Users can create and assign "Tags" to each document. All documents sharing the same tag can be displayed regardless location.
Documents can be "cloned" and placed anywhere in the database. Within documents, use hyperlinks and backlinks to link documents or paragraphs.
MyInfo can accommodate information from many sources: files, web-clippings, and more. Documents in MyInfo can be edited with the powerful, built-in text editor, incorporating tables, pictures, spelling checker.
MyInfo is extensible and supports third-party import and export modules and templates. Export into MS Word, RTF, etc, save as a web page.
MyInfo's database architecture is robust, stable, and can handle most projects with flexible organizational and search tools. MyInfo runs in Linux in "Bottles". Customer support is fast & thorough.
Notion is a versatile tool that streamlines collaboration and organization within teams. It is similar to Google Docs, allowing team members to access and contribute to content in real-time. However, Notion goes further by offering a more organized and discoverable environment for all types of content.
A standout feature of Notion is its intuitive drag and drop functionality, making it easy to add various types of content. This eliminates the need for a clunky wiki and allows users to work seamlessly. Notion also provides a visual organization similar to Trello, making it effortless to stay organized on every page.
Designed with creators in mind, Notion offers powerful tools and visually stunning layouts that are easy to use. It is a comprehensive solution for teams of all sizes, whether working on a collaborative project or keeping individual work organized.
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 clicking on the "Create new note" button, by linking to a non-existing page or by writing a CamelCase name in any note. Pages are stored in a folder structure, like in an outliner, in plain text format with lightweight markup, and can have attachments (stored along the notes).
This tool can be used to keep track of TODO lists or ideas, to take notes during a meeting, to draft any other kind of text (blog entries, important mails, etc.) or to write long texts like lab research notebooks thank's to the headers structure and the table of content navigation.
Zim handles several types of formatting markup, like headings, bullet lists, checkbox, tables and of course bold, italic and highlighted. This markup is saved as a hybrid wiki/markdown text so you can easily edit it with other editors. Because of the autosave feature you can switch between pages and follow links or even close the software anytime while editing without worries. The interface also provides multi-document tabs, and it remembers the cursor position in all notes for quick resuming in your note taking endeavors.
Amplenote allows you to take notes and link those notes to functional task and contacts lists for seamless project management. It supports integration with Google and Outlook calendars to schedule tasks and allows e-mail integration as well.
Obsidian is a note-taking app that helps you create and maintain a knowledge graph. It encourages non-linear thinking, allowing you to jump from one idea to another without any friction. You can make connections between notes easily, creating a wiki-style link between them. This makes it easy to navigate between notes and see how they are related.
One of the best things about Obsidian is that it gives you complete control over your data. All your notes are stored in a local folder of Markdown files, which means you own all your data. You can keep it secure and private, without having to worry about any third-party access.
The app also has a flexible plugin system that you can customize to your needs. You can enable the plugins that matter to you, such as the in-app PDF viewer or the audio player. Obsidian also allows you to embed multimedia files like images and audio using the ![[image.png]] syntax.
Overall, Obsidian is a great app for anyone who wants to organize their thoughts and ideas in a non-linear way. It is perfect for students, researchers, or anyone who needs to keep track of a lot of information.