Allegory Alternatives

    Allegory is described as 'powerful notes app with a beautiful iOS-centric UI. The minimal and focused writing experience, combined with an impressive set of powerful features, makes this the ideal choice for everyone' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Allegory for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Allegory are Standard Notes (Freemium, Open Source), Google Keep (Free), Microsoft OneNote (Freemium) and Evernote (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 30, 2021

    1. 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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      A productivity and task management tool appropriate for both individuals and businesses. With Nimbus Note users can create notes and to-do lists, share them with others, and archive important data. Save anything. Access it anywhere. Share with anyone.
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    2. Tomboy is a desktop note-taking application for Linux, Unix, Windows, and Mac OS X. Simple and easy to use, but with potential to help you organize the ideas and information you deal with every day.
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    3. Cryptee is a safety and privacy focused, encrypted and cross-platform personal data storage service. You can write personal documents, notes, journals, store photos and all sorts of other files.
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    4. Flamory remembers things, so you don't have to. Make snapshots of web pages, files and desktop apps. You can find snapshots later using full-text search and thumbnails. Paste them anywhere as links or screenshots.

      Discontinued

      The app seems no longer updated. Last version, 4.2.19, released in November 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website

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    5. 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 contact across the globe.
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    6. The key to good writing is not that magical glass of Bordeaux, the right kind of tobacco or that groovy background music. The key is focus. What you need to write well is a spartan setting that allows you to fully concentrate on your text and nothing but your text.
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    7. wikidPad is a Wiki-like notebook for storing your thoughts, ideas, todo lists, contacts, or anything else you can think of to write down. What makes wikidPad different from other notepad applications is the ease with which you can cross-link your information.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in November 2018, and various links are dead on their website.

    8. OpenNote was built to be an open web based alternative to Microsoft OneNote and Evernote .
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    9. Carnet is a complete and rich note taking app for Android and Linux that can be synced with NextCloud (selfhosted) or the official Carnet server.
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