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Boswell Alternatives

Boswell is described as 'Keep you organized, improve your writing, make people think you have a fabulous memory, and give you a big, big edge over your competition. You will never again forget a bright idea, be unable to find an old e-mail, lose a phone number, or wonder how you ever going to pull all' and is an app. There are five alternatives to Boswell for Mac, Windows, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is DEVONthink. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try MacJournal or Incollector. Other great apps like Boswell are Yojimbo and Personal Knowbase.

Boswell alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Todo List Managers or Journaling Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Boswell.
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  1. DEVONthink icon


    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    159 alternatives to DEVONthink 

    DEVONthink is a solution to the digital age conundrum. It is your second brain, the one and only database for all your digital files, be they PDFs, emails, Word docs or even multimedia files.

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    1.  File TaggingDEVONthink can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    2.  Dark ModeDEVONthink supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Support for scriptingDEVONthink supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    4.  PDF annotationDEVONthink support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    5.  Ad-freeDEVONthink doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    6.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    7.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    8.  Full-Text SearchDEVONthink lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    9.  Support for MarkDownDEVONthink supports MarkDown for document formatting.
  2. Yojimbo icon


    131 alternatives to Yojimbo 

    Yojimbo makes keeping all the small (or even large) bits of information that pour in every day organized and accessible.

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

  3. MacJournal icon


    • Mac
    151 alternatives to MacJournal 

    MacJournal is the world's most popular journalist software for the Mac.

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  4. Incollector icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    145 alternatives to Incollector 

    Incollector is an application to collect various kinds of information (like notes, conversation logs, quotes, serial numbers, source code, web addresses, words). All the entries can be tagged, so you can find them very easily.

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    1.  File TaggingIncollector can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.

    The project is no longer developed since 2012 and the official website is not available anymore. The Linux version is no longer downloadable, but last Windows version, 1.2, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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    Personal Knowbase

    • Windows
    68 alternatives to Personal Knowbase 

    Can't find your critical notes when you need them? Personal Knowbase is a freeform keyword-based information manager for Windows. Build a personal knowledge base of your notes, messages, and ideas. It's the perfect tool for organizing research notes, email archives, and...

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