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Better Diary Alternatives

Better Diary is described as 'A Cross-platform Diary App' and is a Journaling app. There are more than 25 alternatives to Better Diary for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, Android, iPad, Windows and Android Tablet. The best alternative is RedNotebook, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Better Diary are Daylio, Journey, MemPad and Day One.

Better Diary alternatives are mainly Journaling Apps but may also be Note-taking Tools or Private Diaries. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Better Diary.
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  • Android
  • Android Tablet

A Cross-platform Diary App.

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  1. RedNotebook icon

    RedNotebook

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • Xfce
    192 alternatives to RedNotebook 

    RedNotebook is a graphical diary and journal helping you keep track of notes and thoughts. It includes a calendar navigation, customizable templates, export functionality and word clouds. You can also format, tag and search your entries.

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    1.  Calendar ViewRedNotebook has a built-in calendar view to have a clear overview of your content over time.
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    Daylio

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    95 alternatives to Daylio 

    Pick your mood and add activities you have been doing during the day. You can also add notes and keep an old school diary.

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    1.  Automatic BackupDaylio will automatically back up your data periodically.
    2.  Mood TrackingDaylio can keep a record of your personal mood or someone else at regular intervals.
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    Journey

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Android Wear
    133 alternatives to Journey 

    A diary that keeps your private memories forever. Trusted by millions of users, Journey is your perfect journal companion that keeps your private memories for a lifetime.

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    Journey journal on Android
    Journey Android diary with map
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    MemPad

    467 alternatives to MemPad 

    MemPad is a plain text outliner and note taking program with a tree structured index. All pages are stored in a single file. User interface available in 20 languages.

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    1.  PortableMemPad can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  LightweightMemPad consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Day One

    • Mac
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    99 alternatives to Day One 

    Day One is a simple way to journal application for the Mac, iPhone, iPad and Android

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionDay One has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Support for MarkDownDay One supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Day One using IFTTT.
    4.  Support for GesturesDay One supports touch or mouse gestures and interactions.
    5.  Works OfflineDay One can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    6.  Calendar ViewDay One has a built-in calendar view to have a clear overview of your content over time.
    7.  Handwritten NotesDay One supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
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    Journée

    • Windows
    • Linux
    152 alternatives to Journée 

    A simplified, RedNotebook-type journal/diary app. With a focus on minimal design and a distraction free writing environment. Makes a folder full of dated text files that are easy to access even without the journal program.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownJournée supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  LightweightJournée consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Discontinued

    No longer updated. Last update was in August 2018. It can still be downloaded.

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    Writeaday

    • Android
    125 alternatives to Writeaday 

    Writeaday is a novel journal app for the modern thinker. Integrates the power of streaks but in a visual color gradient form. There are hundreds of journaling apps out there - like, literally hundreds. We really think we have a novel concept for this old school genre.

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    Each day of the week is 1 color of the rainbow. It's the powerful concept of streaks, but in the form of a colorful beautiful gradient.
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    The Journal

    • Windows
    23 alternatives to The Journal 

    Whatever your journaling or writing needs, The Journal gives you unmatched convenience, flexibility, and security.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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    Penzu

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    130 alternatives to Penzu 

    Write in Private. Penzu is your own personal journal and online diary.

    Don't want to share everything with the world? Easily keep your personal thoughts, memories, and ideas safe and secure in the cloud! And if you want to, you can share your individual entries via email or.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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    Journaley

    • Windows
    139 alternatives to Journaley 

    A simple and elegant open-source journal keeping software for Windows compatible with Day One

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    1.  Support for MarkDownJournaley supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.1, released in August 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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