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KeepNote Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to KeepNote for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is CherryTree, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to KeepNote and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to KeepNote are Zim, Trilium Notes, Zoho Notebook and Tomboy.

KeepNote 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 KeepNote.
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  1. CherryTree icon

    CherryTree

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • Mac
    492 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 KeepNote opinions
    Almost everyone thinks CherryTree is a great alternative to KeepNote.
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    This is currently the best alternative to KeepNote, lots of features, including rich text.

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  2. Zim icon

    Zim

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    294 alternatives to Zim 

    Zim brings the concept of a wiki to your desktop. Store information, link pages and edit with WYSISYG markup or directly typing some lightweight markup syntax and see it previewed as-you-type. Creating a new page is easy by either clicking on the "Create new note"...

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    1.  Works OfflineZim can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Zim.
    3.  WYSIWYG SupportZim integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    4.  PortableZim can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  File VersioningZim has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    6.  LightweightZim consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Zim vs KeepNote opinions
    Most users think Zim is a great alternative to KeepNote.


  3. Trilium Notes icon

    Trilium Notes

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Cloudron
    • Firefox
    354 alternatives to Trilium Notes 

    Trilium Notes is a hierarchical note taking application.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionTrilium Notes has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  No TrackingTrilium Notes will not track you or use your personal data.
    4.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Trilium Notes.
    5.  Dark ModeTrilium Notes supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  4. Zoho Notebook icon

    Zoho Notebook

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Apple Watch
    344 alternatives to Zoho Notebook 

    Online Notebook application: Zoho Notebook lets you combine text, images, audio, video, RSS feeds, documents and much more. Online Collaboration: You can share a single image or selection of text from a page rather than the whole document, giving the author absolute control over...

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    1.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Zoho Notebook.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Works OfflineZoho Notebook can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Two-factor AuthenticationZoho Notebook supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
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    Tomboy

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    251 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.
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    Notesnook

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    167 alternatives to Notesnook 

    Notesnook is a simple and cross-platform private notes app that keeps your notes organized and synced on your phone, tablet and computer. Take notes, capture ideas, create to-do lists, keep a journal, write your assignments and manage projects, we have got you covered.

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    1.  Works OfflineNotesnook can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Support for MarkDownNotesnook supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  Privacy focusedNotesnook is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  Dark ModeNotesnook supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  End-to-End EncryptionNotesnook has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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  7. RedNotebook icon

    RedNotebook

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • Xfce
    193 alternatives to RedNotebook 

    RedNotebook is a graphical diary and journal helping you keep track of notes and thoughts. It includes a calendar navigation, customizable templates, export functionality and word clouds. You can also format, tag and search your entries.

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    1.  Calendar ViewRedNotebook has a built-in calendar view to have a clear overview of your content over time.
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    Opensource, developement not stalled

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    wikidPad

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    • BSD
    249 alternatives to wikidPad 

    wikidPad is a Wiki-like notebook for storing your thoughts, ideas, todo lists, contacts, or anything else you can think of to write down. What makes wikidPad different from other notepad applications is the ease with which you can cross-link your information.

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    1.  Works OfflinewikidPad can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    Discontinued

    Last update was in November 2018, and various links are dead on their website.

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    NoteKit

    • Windows
    • Linux
    462 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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    MindForger

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    74 alternatives to MindForger 

    MindForger aims to mimic human mind - learning, recalling, recognizing, associations, forgetting - in order to achieve synergy with your mind to make your searching, reading and writing more productive.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownMindForger supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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