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MrWriter_PDF is described as 'Notetaking and blackboard replacement application. Inspired by Xournal. Written in C++/Qt for Linux / Windows. It has the ability to annotate PDF files and has a few other options (e.g. markdown support)' and is a Note-taking tool in the office & productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MrWriter_PDF for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPad. The best alternative is Xournal++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MrWriter_PDF are GoodNotes, Notezilla, xournal and Skim.

MrWriter_PDF alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Journaling Apps or PDF Readers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MrWriter_PDF.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux

Notetaking and blackboard replacement application. Inspired by Xournal. Written in C++/Qt for Linux / Windows. It has the...

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  1. Xournal++ (a fork of Xournal) is a handwriting Notetaking software with PDF annotation support. Written in C++ with plattform independent GTK, supporting Linux, e.g. Ubuntu, Debian, Arch, Suse, macOS and Windows 10. Supports Pen input like Wacom Tablets.

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  2. GoodNotes for iPhone and iPad is a notetaking app with the theme of "digital paper." It's usable for all your handwritten notes and formerly paper-based information.

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  3. 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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  4. Xournal is an application for notetaking, sketching, keeping a journal using a stylus. It is free software (GNU GPL) and runs on Linux (recent distributions), Windows and other GTK+/Gnome platforms.

    Discontinued

    It hasn't been updated since 2017, but there is an active fork Xournal++ icon Xournal++

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    Skim

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Skim is a PDF reader and note-taker for OS X. It is designed to help you read and annotate scientific papers in PDF, but is also great for viewing any PDF file.

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    NixNote

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    NixNote, formerly Nevernote, is an open source client for Evernote .

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  7. Write is a word processor for handwriting, designed primarily for tablets with an active stylus. Write has the functionality of a vector drawing application, plus a unique set of tools which ease the editing of handwritten text.

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    Jarnal

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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 .

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    MrWriter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Notetaking and blackboard replacement application. Inspired by Xournal. Written in C++/Qt for Linux / Windows / Mac.

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