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    What are the best Foam alternatives?

    Foam is described as 'personal knowledge management and sharing system inspired by Roam Research, built on Visual Studio Code and GitHub' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Foam for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Mac, Android 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 Google Keep. Other great apps like Foam are Obsidian (Free Personal), Notion (Free Personal), Microsoft OneNote (Freemium) and Evernote (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Apr 21, 2022
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    Foam is a personal knowledge management and sharing system inspired by Roam Research, built on Visual Studio Code and GitHub.
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    1. 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.
    2. Powerful knowledge base that works on top of a local folder of plain text Markdown files.


    3. With so many tools, it's hard to keep everyone on the same page. Notion is a new tool that unifies them all.
    4. Standard Notes is a simple and private notes app. It allows you to write and sync your notes across all your devices, including your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and web browser.
    5. Google Keep is a service provided by Google which integrates note-taking and web surfing.


    6. Microsoft OneNote, part of the Microsoft Office Suite, is a digital notebook application that gives people one place to gather notes and information.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
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      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      • Android Wear
      • Kindle Fire
      • Pebble
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      Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.
    7. Made by the company behind WordPress, Simplenote enables users to take notes, lists, and ideas. These notes are stored on the cloud and are accessible across multiple devices.
    8. Google Docs is an online word processor, part of Google Drive, that lets you create and format text documents and collaborate with other people in real time. Here's what you can do with Google Docs:
    9. A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.
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