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 an 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, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Elephant are Standard Notes (Freemium, Open Source), Google Keep (Free), Microsoft OneNote (Freemium) and Evernote (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Apr 8, 2021

    1. Encryptic is an open-source note-taking application heavily focused on encryption. When you start writing, no one will know what you write except for you. We don’t know and we don’t want to know. That’s between you and your work.
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    2. Switch effortlessly between using the keyboard and your voice to type out notes. Work smarter and more productively with fast, accurate dictation and transcription using Dictanote.
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    3. Notebooks allows you to create as many books as you need. Notebooks stores and displays almost any type of document: plain text and formatted text, PDF, web pages, MS Office or iWork documents, photos, videos, music and much more.
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    4. Quiver is a notebook built for programmers. It lets you easily mix text, code and Markdown within one note, edit code with an awesome code editor, live preview Markdown and LaTeX cells, and find any note instantly via the full-text search.
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    5. Take beautiful handwritten notes or annotate PDFs on your iPad, and now even on your iPhone.
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    6. WRITE OFFLINE You can write/edit your notes on your laptop even if you are offline. MULTIPLE DEVICES Boostnote is available for browser, desktop and mobile. SYNTAX HIGHLIGHT Boostnote can highlight code syntax in more than 100 languages.
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      Web Clipper that works! The easiest way to clip text, pics, links, email and pdf from internet pages and save them. Save and share any things you find on the Web: text, images, links, articles, pdf and upload them all to Nimbus account.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Full-featured, cross-platform note-taking and note management tool with advanced collaboration and editing features to let you work with multiple notes at the same time.
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      • Self-Hosted
      recordando (Spanish for remembering) is a program in which to keep your written thoughts This space has these characteristics: It presents a simple organization on screen (like post-it notes) It's safe and secure; it runs on your own computer and not on the Internet ...
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    7. EagleFiler makes managing your information easy. It lets you archive and search mail, Web pages, PDF files, word processing documents, images, and more. Use it to collect information from a variety of sources. Browse different types of files using a standard three-pane interface.
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