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Dynalist Alternatives

Dynalist is described as 'web app that lets you break down and organize your thoughts in the format of lists' and is a very popular Note-taking tool in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Dynalist for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Obsidian. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Evernote or CherryTree. Other great apps like Dynalist are Notion, WorkFlowy, Cryptee and Org mode.

Dynalist alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Todo List Managers or Task Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Dynalist.
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Dynalist is a web app that lets you break down and organize your thoughts in the format of lists.

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  1. Obsidian icon

    Obsidian

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    154 alternatives to Obsidian 

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

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    1.  Support for MarkDownObsidian supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Works OfflineObsidian can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Obsidian without registration.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsObsidian can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  Dark ModeObsidian supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  No TrackingObsidian will not track you or use your personal data.
    7.  PortableObsidian can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    8.  Calendar ViewObsidian has a built-in calendar view to have a clear overview of your content over time.
    9.  LightweightObsidian consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  2. Notion icon

    Notion

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    425 alternatives to Notion 

    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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    1.  Support for MarkDownNotion supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Kanban BoardNotion allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    3.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Notion simultaneously.
    4.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Notion.
    5.  Support for LaTeXNotion supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    6.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Notion.
    7.  Support for @mentionsNotion supports the use of mentions through @ to a particular user, who will be notified personally.
    8.  Syntax HighlightingNotion supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Notion vs Dynalist opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Notion is a great alternative to Dynalist.
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    Absolutely different workflows and use cases. Notion is a better alternative to the other product of the Dynalist devs, Obsidian.

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    Evernote

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    • Online
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    • iPhone
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    • Kindle Fire
    544 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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    Evernote vs Dynalist opinions
    Most users think Evernote is a great alternative to Dynalist.
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    CherryTree

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • Mac
    494 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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    WorkFlowy

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    318 alternatives to WorkFlowy 

    Workflowy lets you organise your brain into easily manageable lists. It also works as a single-pane outliner with inline notes. It offers one-click hoisting (zooming into branches). The online version syncs with mobile apps.

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    1.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with WorkFlowy.
    2.  Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with WorkFlowy.
    3.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in WorkFlowy simultaneously.
    4.  Kanban BoardWorkFlowy allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    5.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    6.  Full-Text SearchWorkFlowy lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    7.  Dark ModeWorkFlowy supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    WorkFlowy vs Dynalist opinions
    Most users think WorkFlowy is a great alternative to Dynalist.


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    Cryptee

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    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    450 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.
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    Org mode

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    • GNU Emacs
    270 alternatives to Org mode 

    Org mode is for keeping notes, maintaining TODO lists, planning projects, and authoring documents with a fast and effective plain-text system.

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    1.  Task Time TrackingKeep a record of time spent on a task with Org mode.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsOrg mode can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Privacy focusedOrg mode is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  LightweightOrg mode consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Org mode.
    6.  Command line interfaceOrg mode either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    7.  PortableOrg mode can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    AppFlowy

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    • Self-Hosted
    • Rust
    384 alternatives to AppFlowy 

    AppFlowy is an open source alternative to Notion. You are in charge of your data and customizations.

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    1.  Privacy focusedAppFlowy is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Kanban BoardAppFlowy allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    3.  Works OfflineAppFlowy can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Dark ModeAppFlowy supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    RemNote

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    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Google Chrome
    225 alternatives to RemNote 

    RemNote is the note-taking tool that gives you memory superpowers. It automatically generates flashcards from your notes and figures out the optimal time to practice each flashcard so you don't forget what you've learned.

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    1.  Works OfflineRemNote can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Full-Text SearchRemNote lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with RemNote.
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    RemNote vs Dynalist opinions
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    Because RemNote have outliner, same as dynalist

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  10. QOwnNotes icon

    QOwnNotes

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    • Qt
    • PortableApps.com
    205 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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