Cournal Alternatives

    Cournal is described as 'allows multiple users to annotate PDF files in real-time. The goal of this project is a full featured note taking application (like Xournal or Windows Journal), which allows multiple people to collaborate (like Gobby). Archived version of the old website:' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are nine alternatives to Cournal for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Notezilla. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try xournal or Jarnal. Other great apps like Cournal are NoteLab (Free, Open Source), Vov Sticky Notes (Freemium), Windows Journal (Free Personal) and MrWriter (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 23, 2021

    1. Colorful & powerful sticky notes app for Windows & Phones. Set reminder alarms, attach them to any website or document, organize them using folders/tags, sync sticky notes between devices & send notes across LAN or to any contact across the globe.
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    2. Xournal is an application for notetaking, sketching, keeping a journal using a stylus. It is free software (GNU GPL) and runs on Linux (recent distributions), Windows and other GTK+/Gnome platforms. It supports drawing and writing on pdf's.

      Discontinued

      It hasn't been updated since 2017, but there is an active fork Xournal++



    3. Jarnal is an open-source application for notetaking, sketching, keeping a journal, making a presentation, annotating a document - including pdf - or collaborating using a stylus, mouse or keyboard. It is similar to Microsoft .
    4. NoteLab brings the power of digital note taking to Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, and Solaris.
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    5. For many people, the desktop is simply the place where shortcuts and icons are located, without any real functionality. Nonetheless, you can benefit from all the empty space on your desktop by adding post-its, and Vov Sticky Notes is one of the apps that can help you do that.


    6. Windows Journal is one of the applications designed for Tablet PCs. Users can handwrite notes and draw lines or shapes with it. Even though it is recommended to use a graphics tablet or a Tablet PC, you can compose handwritten notes using a normal mouse.

      Discontinued

      It was removed from Windows 10 as part of an update released on August 9, 2016. Last version, 10.0.173, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    7. Notetaking and blackboard replacement application. Inspired by Xournal. Written in C++/Qt for Linux / Windows / Mac.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Gournal is a note-taking application written for usage on Tablet-PCs (such as the Toshiba M200) It’s designed for usage with a stylus, not a mouse or keyboard. It does not have handwriting recognition but can be used in co-ordination with xstroke to accept text.
    8. Notetaking and blackboard replacement application. Inspired by Xournal. Written in C++/Qt for Linux / Windows. It has the ability to annotate PDF files and has a few other options (e.g. markdown support).
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