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, Mac, Android, 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 May 24, 2021

    1. Write styled Markdown notes, sync across Mac, iPhone and iPad add to-dos and tags, export to a variety of formats and choose your favourite style from a variety of colourful themes.
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    2. Notate allows you to capture, organize and share all your ideas. All information remains secured within your own network. No additional servers are required.
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    3. Passfindr is a web based premium Personal knowledge base, Password manager and Bookmark manager application to securely store passwords and other sensitive information in a virtual vault locked with individual master passwords.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      notin helps you in reminding things you need to do, random numbers you do not want to save in your contacts and many more through the help of Notifications. The reminder doesn't pop-up or rings, it just sits there and still does it's job most efficiently.
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    4. TakeNote was made by developers for developers - a simple, plain-text note-taking app for the web with Markdown support. What you see is what you paste. No WYSIWIG, no formatting pasted from the web, and no features you don't need or want.


    5. Unit is a modern note-taking app that provides a completely new experience of creating, organizing and managing all your notes. Simple and powerful.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Visual Studio Code
      VSNotes is a Visual Studio Code extension. VS Notes is a simple tool that takes care of the creation and management of plain text notes and harnesses the power of VS Code via the Command Palette.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      P3X OneNote Linux is, actually, an independent browser window for the online OneNote. You can use this program without having to clutter your browser.
    6. QuickNote is a .txt and .rtf note editor and organiser. It does not use a database; instead, notes are saved as separate files. So one can access them with windows explorer. It shows all the subfolders under the working directory as nodes and subnodes in a tree-view pane.
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    7. The traditional art of note-taking and writing brought on your phone through a clean and clutter-free design to eliminate every distraction. Your creativity will do the rest.
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