Ghostnote Alternatives

    Ghostnote is described as 'adds contextual notes to almost anything on your mac. Add notes & todos to folders, applications, open documents, even websites. Think about it as post-it-notes for your OS' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Ghostnote for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Ghostnote are Standard Notes (Freemium, Open Source), Google Keep (Free), Microsoft OneNote (Freemium) and Evernote (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Aug 18, 2021

    1. Noti is tool allowing you to easily receive notifications from web applications directly on your desktop. No need to keep a web page open, just run our little app on your computer and you’ll be able to start receiving notifications from supported web applications.
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    2. SwissTasks shows due items such as notes, emails, calendar events and things to log in one list. It also supports you to achieve your goals by means of a weekly score.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Tot is an elegant, simple way to collect & edit text across your Mac, iPhone, and iPad. It’s your tiny text companion! ? Less Is More
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • iPad
      • Google Chrome
      scrible lets you highlight and annotate web pages and easily save, share and collaborate on your web research with others. Smarter Web reading & research. Annotate, bookmark, save, manage & share online articles.
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    3. A modern note-taking, list-making and writing app with markdown rich-text editing, powerful customization, a beautiful interface, a dark theme, and much more.
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    4. Simple checklist app. Just rows of text entries and a checkbox for each. No B.S., i.e., no categories, no sub-tasks, no time tracking, and no other crazy wizzbang features.
    5. Privacy oriented, without vendor lock in note organizer, todo list desktop application. Work offline with text, markdown and pdf files.
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    6. Jarnal is an open-source application for notetaking, sketching, keeping a journal, making a presentation, annotating a document - including pdf - or collaborating using a stylus, mouse or keyboard. It is similar to Microsoft .
    7. Osmo is a handy personal organizer, which includes calendar, tasks manager, address book and notes modules. It was designed to be a small, easy to use and good looking PIM tool to help to manage personal information.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      A privacy-focused bookmark manager to save webpages, texts, images, videos, pdfs & more. Save & Organize webpages, texts, images, videos, pdfs & more.
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