Athens Alternatives

    Athens is described as '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' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are nine alternatives to Athens for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Mac, Windows, Linux and Android. The best alternative is Obsidian. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Trilium Notes or RemNote. Other great apps like Athens are Roam Research (Paid), TheBrain (Freemium), Logseq (Free, Open Source) and Zenkit Hypernotes (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Jul 6, 2021

    1. A second brain, for you, forever. The human brain is non-linear: we jump from idea to idea, all the time. Your second brain should work the same.
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    2. 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.

    3. Features Notes can be arranged into arbitrarily deep hierarchy (tree) Notes can have more than 1 parents - see cloning Rich WYSIWYG note editing including e.g.
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    4. RemNote is the note-taking tool that gives you memory superpowers. It automatically generates flashcards from your notes and figures out the optimal time to practice each flashcard so you don't forget what you've learned.
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    5. TheBrain helps you organize all your Web pages, contacts, documents, emails and files in a context-driven visual map. Items are linked in a visual network that is designed to mimic the way you think.
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    6. Logseq is a platform for knowledge sharing and management. It focuses on privacy, longevity, and user control. Notice: the backend code will be open-sourced as soon as we’re sure that the backend service meets the security standards.
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      yifany Open-source and privacy are the common values here.
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    7. Easy to create. Easy to understand. With Hypernotes you can finally express your knowledge in a natural way – easy to create, easy to expand, and – maybe most importantly – easy for others to understand. Stop writing notes. Start creating knowledge.
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      Tiddly Research Tiddly Research is a distribution of TiddlyWiki5 that includes the following plugins and tweaks: Context Plugin: visual highlight for search results Krystal: horizontal view Notebook: custom dark theme preview: tiddler preview when hovering internal...
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