Deep Notes Alternatives

    Deep Notes is described as 'simple hierarchical note pad. You can use it to outline ideas, make to-do lists, or whatever else might need jotting down in a list, hierarchical or not' and is a Note-taking App in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Deep Notes for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad and Linux. The best alternative is Microsoft OneNote, which is free. Other great apps like Deep Notes are CherryTree (Free, Open Source), NoteLedge (Paid), WorkFlowy (Freemium) and Dynalist (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Dec 4, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      P3X OneNote Linux is, actually, an independent browser window for the online OneNote. You can use this program without having to clutter your browser.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Visual Studio Code
      VSNotes is a Visual Studio Code extension. VS Notes is a simple tool that takes care of the creation and management of plain text notes and harnesses the power of VS Code via the Command Palette.
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    1. Cardfile is a personal information manager, based on index cards, that was distributed with Microsoft Windows starting from the original version 1.01 until Windows NT 4.0 Server.
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    2. A beautifully crafted outliner for your Mac: It helps you keep your ideas structured and collected. Use OutlineEdit as an empty canvas to sketch information - for learning, working and planning your projects.
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      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      • HP webOS
      Natara Bonsai is a Palm OS and Windows Mobile outliner application with a Windows desktop client that also works as a full-featured standalone outliner and task manager.

      Discontinued

      Official site inaccessible, but app still available on download sites.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Dropbox
      Fargo is a simple idea outliner, notepad, todo list, blogging tool, project organizer. It's an HTML 5 application, written in JavaScript, runs in any compatible browser, including Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Microsoft IE 10.

      Discontinued

      Per their website, Fargo was retired in Sept 2017.

    3. Buzz is a fast graphical editor for XML files with special support for OPML. Using the OPML convergence tools it will edit about any outline and many forms of indented text, including Python. In fact, Buzz was written with Buzz!
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Python
      • wxPython
      Outspline is a free and open-source modular outliner whose functionality can be extended with addons.
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    4. Organize shopping lists, tasks, todo-lists, ideas and all kinds of memos. Or use it as a project management tool. Do it in a tree-structure with collapsable nodes.
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    5. EverFastAccess is a fast and smart note-taking app on Windows. EverFastAccess dramatically boosts your productivity and simplify your computing life with 1 simple movement of the mouse. Take notes, set reminders and save contents and links, all in 1 click.
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