DEVONthink Alternatives for Windows

    DEVONthink is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to DEVONthink and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to DEVONthink are Notion (Freemium), Obsidian (Free Personal), Zotero (Freemium, Open Source) and Zim (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 21, 2021

    1. SCAN (Smart Content Aggregation and Navigation) is a personal semantic content manager for desktop users. It combines search, text analysis, tagging and metadata functions to provide new user experience of desktop navigation and personal document management.
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    2. Autofocus System is a simple yet effective time management system. It was developed by Mark Forster. Autofocus is a Windows desktop application based on the Autofocus System concepts and ideas.

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      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.1, released on February 17, 2011, can be still downloaded from Download.com

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    3. NotesHolder lets you quickly type in any piece of information so that you can easily find it when you need, read it or print it out for your convenience. This is the most effective way to store all your notes without cluttering up your desk with post it notes / sticky notes.

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      The official website is no longer available. Last free version, 2.3 build 148, released on May 18, 2010, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine

    4. Most information entered into your computer notepad is copied and pasted from somewhere.

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      Sohodox is a windows-based document management software for small business and home that helps you to quickly create a centralized, searchable database of all your documents. Keep documents private or share them with other Sohodox users on your network.
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    5. AM-Notebook is an english/german multi-featured personal information manager that provides an easy and reliable way to save notes, formula supported spreadsheets, diagrams/flowcharts, to do lists, tasks and contacts within a light weight tray icon tool.
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    6. Virtual scrapbook for Desktop with a plain text editor. With Quicknote, in its resizable window you can jot down your notes and organize them in categories.
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      Forensic Notes - Digital documents are easy to fabricate, lose or get hacked. Take you digital documentation into the 21st century with Forensic Notes. Secure. Private. Credible. Court-verifiable documentation - Replicates paper notebooks.
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    7. GloboNote is a free and easy to use desktop note taking application. It helps you to create to-do lists, reminders and other notes in one place. There is no limit in the number of sticky notes you can create.
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    8. Invantive BusinessDrive enables you to work with documents stored in (cloud) applications and databases as if they were stored on a network disk.
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