Book on a Stick Alternatives

    Book on a Stick is described as 'Write a book in one self-contained file that runs entirely in your browser and can be kept on portable media you carry in your pocket!' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Book on a Stick for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is Zim, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Book on a Stick are TiddlyWiki (Free, Open Source), wikidPad (Free, Open Source), MyTetra (Free, Open Source) and SlimWiki (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Mar 12, 2019

    1. Zim brings the concept of a wiki to your desktop. Store information, link pages and edit with WYSISYG markup or directly typing some lightweight markup syntax and see it previewed as-you-type.
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    2. TiddlyWiki is a single html file with all the characteristics of a wiki - including all of the functionality (including editing, saving, tagging and searching) and the style sheet.


    3. wikidPad is a Wiki-like notebook for storing your thoughts, ideas, todo lists, contacts, or anything else you can think of to write down. What makes wikidPad different from other notepad applications is the ease with which you can cross-link your information.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in November 2018, and various links are dead on their website.

    4. MyTetra is open source and cross platform personal manager for information accumulation. It is powerful program for data memorization and structuring notes.
    5. SlimWiki is an easy to use knowledge sharing platform for teams. With a beautifully simple editing experience, including easy management of images, videos and attachments, your team will be able to quickly share knowledge like never before.


    6. Wiki on a Stick (in short WoaS) is a wiki that lives in one self-modifying XHTML file. Its perfect to be used at home or at office, on your laptop or USB pen drive (along with Portable Firefox if you want) and even in a floppy disk!
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    7. TiddlyWiki for Windows. A unique non-linear notebook for capturing, organising and sharing complex information. ATWiki is an independent project of TiddlyWiki.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      MarkWiki aims to be dead simple. MarkWiki was born out of frustration with bad documentation tools behind a company firewall that were too complex. You should consider MarkWiki if you: Need something working fast.

      Discontinued

      MarkWiki is unmaintained since January 2017 according to the GitHub repo

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      ZuluPad is a notepad on crack. Its a place to jot down class notes, appointments, to-do lists, favorite websites, annotated bookmarks, pretty much anything...

      Discontinued

      URL has vanished

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Woas is a complete wiki in a single HTML file that works in every major browser, including older versions (even IE6!). It can store and display images and files within itself and is incredibly useful for research and documentation. Woas is a fork of...
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