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Gnote is described as 'note-taking application for GTK desktops. It is a port of Tomboy to C++. Gnote is part of the GNOME desktop environment, often filling the need for personal information management' and is a Note-taking tool in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Gnote 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 Gnote are Google Keep, Evernote, CherryTree and Cryptee.

Gnote 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 Gnote.
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Gnote is a note-taking application for GTK desktops. It is a port of Tomboy to C++. Gnote is part of...

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  1. Joplin icon

    Joplin

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    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
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    • Self-Hosted
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    • Snapcraft
    • Google Chrome
    • Flathub
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • Termux
    • Firefox
    589 alternatives to Joplin 

    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.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownJoplin supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionJoplin has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  Privacy focusedJoplin is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Joplin.
    6.  Works OfflineJoplin can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    7.  Ad-freeJoplin doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    8.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Joplin.
    9.  LightweightJoplin consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  2. Google Keep icon

    Google Keep

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Android Wear
    326 alternatives to Google Keep 

    Google Keep has several features including color coding notes, inserting images, creating lists, geo-fencing, shareable notes, and search by color.

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    1.  Works OfflineGoogle Keep can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Handwritten NotesGoogle Keep supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    3.  Dark ModeGoogle Keep supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    5.  RemindersGoogle Keep allows you to set reminders for tasks, events or actions, based on parameters of time, place or condition.
    6.  Sync with Google CalendarGoogle Keep can be synchronized with Google Calendar
    7.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Google Keep simultaneously.
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  3. Evernote icon

    Evernote

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    • Online
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    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
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    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear
    • 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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    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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    CherryTree vs Gnote opinions
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    Very complete and runs natively on linux.

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    Cryptee

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    • Windows
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    • 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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    Cryptee Photo Gallery / Albums


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    Tomboy

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    250 alternatives to Tomboy 

    Tomboy is a desktop note-taking application for Linux, Unix, Windows, and Mac OS X. Simple and easy to use, but with potential to help you organize the ideas and information you deal with every day.

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    1.  Works OfflineTomboy can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
     Always there for the grabbing.
    Find your ideas fast.
    Linking between notes.
    Tomboy vs Gnote opinions
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    They are a near 1 to 1 feature versions of each other as Gnote is just a rewrite of it.

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    Notezilla

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    • Online
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    • Android Tablet
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    628 alternatives to Notezilla 

    Notezilla is the leading sticky notes app for Windows, Android, iPhone/iPad and the web. Set reminders to sticky notes, Pin sticky notes, attach them to websites, docs & folders, sync between PCs and other devices, organize using folders and tags.

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    1.  Works OfflineNotezilla can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Support for MarkDownNotezilla supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  Recurring TasksNotezilla supports scheduling a task to recur at any frequency, such as daily or weekly.
    4.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Notezilla.
    5.  Kanban BoardNotezilla allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    6.  LightweightNotezilla consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    7.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Notezilla simultaneously.
    8.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    9.  Goal TrackingNotezilla can be used for tracking progress toward personal or business goals.
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    NoteKit

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    463 alternatives to NoteKit 

    This program is a structured notetaking application based on GTK+ 3. Write your notes in instantly-formatted Markdown, organise them in a tree of folders that can be instantly navigated from within the program, and add hand-drawn notes by mouse, touchscreen or digitiser.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownNoteKit supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Handwritten NotesNoteKit supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    3.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with NoteKit.
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    Quillnote

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    290 alternatives to Quillnote 

    Take beautiful markdown notes whenever you feel inspired. Place them in notebooks and tag them accordingly. Stay organized by making task lists, set reminders and keep everything in one place by attaching related files.

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    nvALT

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    170 alternatives to nvALT 

    nvALT is a fork of the original Notational Velocity with some additional features and interface modifications by Brett Terpstra and ElasticThreads.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownnvALT supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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