Curio Alternatives

    Curio is described as 'innovative and visual application for brainstorming, notetaking, and project management' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Curio for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Standard Notes or Microsoft OneNote. Other great apps like Curio are Evernote (Freemium), CherryTree (Free, Open Source), Zim (Free, Open Source) and NoteLedge (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 19, 2021

    1. Joplin is a free, open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organised into notebooks. The notes are searchable, can be copied, tagged and modified either from the applications directly or from your own text editor.
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    2. Standard Notes is a simple and private notes app. It allows you to write and sync your notes across all your devices, including your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and web browser.
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    3. Microsoft OneNote, part of the Microsoft Office Suite, is a digital notebook application that gives people one place to gather notes and information.
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      Microsoft OneNote vs Curio opinions
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      Difficult to export from OneNote
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.
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    4. A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.
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    5. 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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    6. Capture inspiration from Pinterest, YouTube or web pages, organize ideas in one place and add your notes. Make mood boards or quick sketches to visualize and present ideas!.
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    7. FreeMind is a premier free mind-mapping software written in Java. The recent development has hopefully turned it into high productivity tool.

      Discontinued

      Last version from 2016. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/freemind/files/

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      FreeMind vs Curio opinions
      This alternative is disputed. FreeMind is still a legitimate alternative to Curio, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Freemind is a mind mapping app. Curio is way more than that.
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

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    8. Online Notebook application: Zoho Notebook lets you combine text, images, audio, video, RSS feeds, documents and much more.
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    9. Original Feature List (with personal marked Highlights) >> Notes can be arranged into arbitrarily deep tree. Single note can be placed into multiple places in the tree (see cloning)
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