Better Diary Alternatives

    Better Diary is described as 'Create moments in life with photos, video and styled paragraphs'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Better Diary for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, Android, iPad, Android Tablet and Windows. The best alternative is RedNotebook, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Better Diary are Daylio (Freemium), MemPad (Free), Day One (Freemium) and Journey (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 2, 2021

    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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.
    4. Day One is a simple way to journal application for the Mac, iPhone, iPad and Android It’s easy to quickly enter your thoughts and memories and have them synced and backed up in the cloud.
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    5. 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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    6. 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.
    7. A simple and elegant open-source journal keeping software for Windows compatible with Day One.

      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      The program is no longer updated.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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    8. 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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      Write in Private. Penzu is your own personal journal and online diary.
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    9. Capture 365 Journal is a beautiful and easy to use diary/journal for the Apple iPhone, iPad and Mac. With Capture 365 Journal, you have access to your journal all the time allowing you capture your thoughts and special moments throughout the day.
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