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    Bear Alternatives for Linux

    Bear is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Standard Notes or Google Keep. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Bear and loads of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Bear are Obsidian (Free Personal), Simplenote (Free, Open Source), CherryTree (Free, Open Source) and Zettlr (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 4, 2022
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    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    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...
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    1. Just by taking notes, we create an optimized learning course for you to remember for a long time.
    2. Note-taking extension for Vim text editor.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • Kindle Fire
      With NotesHub your notes truly belong to you and not tight to any particular vendor. All of your data is stored in Git repositories, so you can clone them and manage outside the app.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Google Chrome
      Mindful is a space for your thoughts, ideas and ongoing tasks. It's a Chrome browser extension that helps you get ideas out and organize them with note-taking capabilities that automatically syncs across browser instances.
    3. Take notes lightning-fast right inside your browser! It is a unique take on Safe & quick jotting down experience. Must try for everyone who work on laptops / desktop.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Terminal-based, hyper-fast, CRDT-backed, collaborative note-taking tool Simple, powerful, extremely fast search. fzn is local-first; remote-second. It acts on local in-memory data, meaning no expensive I/O and native speeds.
    4. Sticky notes + Markdown + Tabs. All in one .txt file.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      Tiro Notes is a markdown notes manager designed to be a viable open source alternative to proprietary notes software.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Notebag is a fully keyboard-compatible note taking app that links all your knowledge and gets out of your way.

      Discontinued

      No longer officially maintained: https://github.com/pretzelhands/notebag/releases/tag/1.2.0

    5. Minimal, focused writing app for Elementary OS.
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