Elephant Alternatives

    Elephant is described as 'notetaker with a classic interface you already know. Keep your notes to yourself. No accounts or clouds. For syncing use Dropbox, Github, rsync, ... No feature bloat or redesigns, ever' and is a Note-taking App in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Elephant for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and Linux. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Standard Notes or Microsoft OneNote. Other great apps like Elephant are Google Keep (Free), Evernote (Freemium), Simplenote (Free, Open Source) and CherryTree (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 8, 2021

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      A freeware, lightweight, hierarchical notepad app. Development is (very slowly) ongoing but although the latest version is in late Beta the previous version works very well.
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      • 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.


    1. Jottit makes getting a website as easy as filling out a textbox.

      For a quick look at what Jottit can do, check out this great screencast tour of Jottit by Demo Girl: http://flash.screeniac.com/jottit-dg/jottit-dg.html?TB_iframe=true&height=590&width=1050

      Discontinued

      The website is no longer available and the app has been delisted from app storefronts.

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    2. Flownote is clean and simple note taking software with sketching support.

      Discontinued

      Website is not available anymore

      • 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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    3. NoteSync lets you take notes fast and sync them with your Google docs account. Automatic syncing happens every minute or when you feel like it by pressing the sync button. Offline mode fully supported.
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    4. Your Best Productivity Tool For...
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    5. MakerX is sketchbook app for your iPhone or iPad with easy tools for organizing. The app lets you make quick notes with sketch/photo-sketch and assign special markers for organizing.
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    6. A simple, beautiful reminder & to-do list app that integrates with Google Calendar and syncs to the cloud.

      Discontinued

      Last update 2 years ago, website down

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      Online tool for creating and sharing notes using widgets: image, text, header, card. All notes are private, but you can share note with your friends, clients, customers using special link.
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