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    Notation Alternatives

    Notation is described as 'Quick and easy notes in one' and is a Note-taking tool in the office & productivity category. There are nine alternatives to Notation for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is nvALT, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Notation are ResophNotes, Notational Velocity, nvPY and The Archive.

    Notation is mainly a Note-taking Tool but alternatives to it may also be Todo List Managers or Text Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Notation.
    This page was last updated Apr 8, 2021
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    • Windows
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    1. nvALT is a fork of the original Notational Velocity with some additional features and interface modifications by Brett Terpstra and ElasticThreads.

    2. Notational Velocity is a mouseless application for storing and retrieving notes.
    3. nvPY is a note-taking tool inspired by Notational Velocity, nvALT and ResophNotes. It syncs with simplenote, and runs on Linux, Windows and OSX.
    4. Fast & clean-looking note-taking app for macOS that helps writers write and think more.

    5. Quiver is a notebook built for programmers. It lets you easily mix text, code and Markdown within one note, edit code with an awesome code editor, live preview Markdown and LaTeX cells, and find any note instantly via the full-text search.
    6. 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.
    7. One day it rains and I have to write an article for the web, I need to write, not to think about where to place the images or format the text, I need that simple wonder called Markdown.


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