Metanota Alternatives

    Metanota is described as 'beautiful OSX client and editor for creating and managing notes using the well known SimpleNote cloud service. Other note-taking cloud providers will follow shortly' and is a Note-taking App in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Metanota for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Standard Notes or Evernote. Other great apps like Metanota are Simplenote (Free, Open Source), CherryTree (Free, Open Source), Trilium Notes (Free, Open Source) and Cryptee (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 3, 2021

    1. Unit is a modern note-taking app that provides a completely new experience of creating, organizing and managing all your notes. Simple and powerful.
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    2. Stickynotes for your desktop easily from the command line! Built using PySimpleGUI.


    3. Note-taking extension for Vim text editor.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Visual Studio Code
      VSNotes is a Visual Studio Code extension. VS Notes is a simple tool that takes care of the creation and management of plain text notes and harnesses the power of VS Code via the Command Palette.
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    4. Quickly and easily access your Simplenote account from your OS X dashboard. Stay organized with no effort. Let your notes automatically sync between multiple devices.
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    5. An android app for writing and storing AES-128 encrypted notes. Supports notes, checklists and even spreadsheets. It is the only app in play store offering multiple security options like password protection, pattern lock and pin lock.
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    6. Swiftnotes is a note taking app that takes simplicity and speed to a whole new level.

      Discontinued

      This project is no longer maintained. Last version, 3.1.4, released in April 2017, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Android
      Take simple text notes. You can put them into folders to create your own quick, easy and robust file structure.

      Discontinued

      last update 2014; source available in repo

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    7. Filenotes is an app designed for simple note taking and cloud sync. It has no closed or proprietary formats, no lock-in and is compatible with any device which supports text files.
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    8. Bangle.io is a completely web based note taking platform that provides you: - Rich text editing. - Bangle is a client only web app which reads data directly from your local hard disk. You own your data!
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