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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. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Zotero or NoteLedge. 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 Obsidian, Notion, Zim and Qiqqa.

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

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Termux
    • Firefox

    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. Powerful knowledge base that works on top of a local folder of plain text Markdown files.

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  3. With so many tools, it's hard to keep everyone on the same page. Notion is a new tool that unifies them all.

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    Zotero

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Microsoft Office Word
    • Google Drive - Docs
    • LibreOffice
    • Firefox

    Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, share research and cite your research sources directly in your favourite word processor, with 300 MB free online storage.

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    Most users think Zotero is a great alternative to DEVONthink.

    Zotero only deals with referencing of PDF's, books etc.

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    Devonthink Does WAAAY More than zotero even thinks about

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  5. 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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  6. 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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    Some users think Zim is a great alternative to DEVONthink, some don't.
  7. Qiqqa is a free research and reference manager. Search for, read and annotate your PDFs. Then review your work, write up and create bibliographies instantly.

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    Trilium Notes

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Cloudron
    • Firefox

    Trilium Notes is a hierarchical note taking application.

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  9. Online Notebook application: Zoho Notebook lets you combine text, images, audio, video, RSS feeds, documents and much more.

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  10. Dendron is an open-source, local-first, markdown-based, note-taking tool built on top of VSCode. It supports all the usual features you would expect like tagging, backlinks, a graph view, split panes, and so forth.

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