Notes Alternatives

    Notes is described as 'Use Notes to capture a quick thought, create checklists, sketch ideas, and more. And with iCloud, you can keep your notes up to date across all your devices' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Notes for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Notes are Standard Notes (Freemium, Open Source), Google Keep (Free), Microsoft OneNote (Freemium) and Evernote (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 30, 2021

    1. Joplin is a free, open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organised into notebooks. The notes are searchable, can be copied, tagged and modified either from the applications directly or from your own text editor.
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    2. Standard Notes is a simple and private notes app. It allows you to write and sync your notes across all your devices, including your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and web browser.
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      Standard Notes vs Notes opinions
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      Secure, simple, lightweight
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    3. Google Keep is a service provided by Google which integrates note-taking and web surfing.
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    4. Microsoft OneNote, part of the Microsoft Office Suite, is a digital notebook application that gives people one place to gather notes and information.
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      Microsoft OneNote vs Notes opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Microsoft OneNote is still a legitimate alternative to Notes, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      asphaltkisser One Note is overkill and more of an alternative the likes of Evernote.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      It's quite similar to native Notes, and it is rich in functionality.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.
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      Evernote vs Notes opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Evernote is still a legitimate alternative to Notes, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      asphaltkisser Too complex to be a notes alternative.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    5. Made by the company behind WordPress, Simplenote enables users to take notes, lists, and ideas. These notes are stored on the cloud and are accessible across multiple devices.
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    6. A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.
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    7. NoteLedge is a digital notepad that comes with powerful multimedia tools for creating notes and presenting works straight from a smart device.
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    8. 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.
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    9. Whether it's bookmarks or passwords, files or shopping lists...Turtl organizes it all and makes it easy to find later. Sync across your devices. Leave nothing behind.

      Discontinued

      The project doesn't seem to be actively developed anymore. Last updates was in 2019.

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