Open Source Milanote Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Milanote is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Standard Notes or Simplenote. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Milanote and loads of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Milanote are CherryTree (Free, Open Source), Zim (Free, Open Source), TagSpaces (Freemium, Open Source) and Trilium Notes (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 11, 2021

    1. Self-hosted note-taking app stored on S3. Notea is a privacy-first, open-source note-taking application. It supports Markdown syntax, sharing, responsive and more. Why you’ll love Notea Self-hosted
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      recordando (Spanish for remembering) is a program in which to keep your written thoughts This space has these characteristics: It presents a simple organization on screen (like post-it notes) It's safe and secure; it runs on your own computer and not on the Internet ...
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    2. Knowfox is a personal knowledge management system with the following features * Hierarchies. Inspired by Dave Winer's Worldoutline and Fargo, knowledge bases can have a deep structure
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      Crossnote is probably the world's first markdown notes reader & editor Progressive Web Application that works offline and supports syncing with arbitrary git repository right inside your browser.
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    3. PNotes (Pinned Notes or Portable Notes, use what you prefer) is written entirely in C and Windows API (with Pelles C for Windows IDE) - so it is fast and light-weight. It has flexible settings - both for the program in whole and for individual note.
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    4. nvPY is a note-taking tool inspired by Notational Velocity, nvALT and ResophNotes. It syncs with simplenote, and runs on Linux, Windows and OSX.
    5. A simple and elegant open-source journal keeping software for Windows compatible with Day One.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.1, released in August 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    6. KeepNote: note-taking and organization. KeepNote is a note taking application that works on Windows, Linux, and MacOS X.

      Discontinued

      No new releases since March 2012, but last version, 0.7.8, is still working and can be downloaded from the official website.

    7. 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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