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Docspell Alternatives

Docspell is described as 'personal document organizer. You'll need a scanner to convert your papers into files. Docspell can then assist in organizing the resulting mess ' and is a document manager in the office & productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Docspell for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Evernote, which is free. Other great apps like Docspell are CherryTree, Zim, NoteLedge and Trilium Notes.

Docspell alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Todo List Managers or Document Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Docspell.
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  1. Evernote icon

    Evernote

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear
    • Kindle Fire
    540 alternatives to Evernote 

    Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Works OfflineEvernote can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  Support for MarkDownEvernote supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    4.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    5.  Dark ModeEvernote supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  Calendar IntegrationEvernote lets you sync your tasks and events with your calendar application.
    7.  Recurring TasksEvernote supports scheduling a task to recur at any frequency, such as daily or weekly.
    8.  PDF annotationEvernote support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    9.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Evernote.
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  2. CherryTree icon

    CherryTree

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • Mac
    489 alternatives to CherryTree 

    A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.

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    1.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with CherryTree.
    2.  Syntax HighlightingCherryTree supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    3.  Support for MarkDownCherryTree supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    4.  Code FormattingCherryTree supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    5.  PortableCherryTree can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. Zim icon

    Zim

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • BSD
    295 alternatives to Zim 

    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. Creating a new page is easy by either clicking on the "Create new note"...

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    1.  Works OfflineZim can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Zim.
    3.  WYSIWYG SupportZim integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    4.  PortableZim can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  File VersioningZim has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    6.  LightweightZim consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    NoteLedge

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    354 alternatives to NoteLedge 

    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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    1.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with NoteLedge.
    2.  PortableNoteLedge can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Handwritten NotesNoteLedge supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    4.  Video ImportYou can import external video material into NoteLedge.
    5.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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  5. Trilium Notes icon

    Trilium Notes

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Cloudron
    • Firefox
    351 alternatives to Trilium Notes 

    Trilium Notes is a hierarchical note taking application.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionTrilium Notes has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  Dark ModeTrilium Notes supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Trilium Notes.
    5.  No TrackingTrilium Notes will not track you or use your personal data.
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    TagSpaces

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    125 alternatives to TagSpaces 

    TagSpaces is an offline, open source, document manager with tagging support.

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    1.  File TaggingTagSpaces can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    2.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with TagSpaces.
    3.  Support for MarkDownTagSpaces supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    Cross-platform file tagging and file finding
    Great for note taking
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    Cryptee

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    445 alternatives to Cryptee 

    Cryptee is a safety and privacy focused, encrypted and cross-platform personal data storage service. You can write personal documents, notes, journals, store photos and all sorts of other files.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionCryptee has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Privacy focusedCryptee is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Support for MarkDownCryptee supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    Cryptee Photo Gallery / Albums
    Cryptee Photo Gallery / Albums
  8. Polar icon

    Polar

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Chrome OS
    69 alternatives to Polar 

    Polar is a powerful desktop app for managing all your web content, books, and notes. Polar keeps all your content in one place, supports tagging, annotation, highlighting and keeps track of your reading progress.

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    1.  PDF annotationPolar support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Built-in viewerPolar shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    Captured HTML content available for offline viewing at any time.
    Document repository for tagging and managing your documents.
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    Nuclino

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    300 alternatives to Nuclino 

    Nuclino is a unified workspace where teams can bring all their knowledge, docs, and projects together in one place. It’s a modern, simple, and blazingly fast way to collaborate, without the chaos of files and folders, context switching, or silos.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Nuclino simultaneously.
    2.  Kanban BoardNuclino allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    3.  LightweightNuclino consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Support for MarkDownNuclino supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    5.  WYSIWYG SupportNuclino integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    6.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Nuclino.
    7.  Full-Text SearchNuclino lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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    QOwnNotes

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • Qt
    • PortableApps.com
    198 alternatives to QOwnNotes 

    Plain text notepad with markdown support and todo list manager for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows, that works together with the notes application of ownCloud.

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