Free Notational Velocity Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Notational Velocity is Google Keep. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Notational Velocity and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Notational Velocity are Microsoft OneNote (Freemium), Simplenote (Free, Open Source), Evernote (Freemium) and CherryTree (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 30, 2021

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      A freeware, lightweight, hierarchical notepad app. Development is (very slowly) ongoing but although the latest version is in late Beta the previous version works very well.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      P3X OneNote Linux is, actually, an independent browser window for the online OneNote. You can use this program without having to clutter your browser.


      • 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Create and share your to-do lists. xList is a to-do list manager with a effortless interface. It allows tagging, prioritizing, and filtering to ensure that you do not miss anything.
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    1. Top Task List is simple, elegant and responsive task organizer. You can turn a task into a start screen tile, give it custom colors, priorities, edit multiple tasks at once, shake the phone to move completed tasks out of the way, create sub-tasks, etc.
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    2. Metanota is a 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.
    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. First offline Task,Todo list application that syncs with Google Tasks.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      Full featured Simplenote syncing plain text notepad. A full featured Simplenote syncing notepad application. Keep your notes synced between your phone and your computer.
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