Open Source Notion Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Notion is Standard Notes, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Notion and loads of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Notion are CherryTree (Free, Open Source), Zim (Free, Open Source), TiddlyWiki (Free, Open Source) and Zettlr (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 24, 2021

    1. Standard Notes is a simple and private notes app. It allows you to write and sync your notes across all your devices, including your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and web browser.
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      Standard Notes vs Notion opinions
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      LordMax It's a really good note app but not similar to notion
      Negative comment 5 months ago

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    2. A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.
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      CherryTree vs Notion opinions
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      LordMax It's really good, free, portable etc The proble is the proprietary file system and it doens't work online
      Positive comment 5 months ago

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    3. Zim brings the concept of a wiki to your desktop. Store information, link pages and edit with WYSISYG markup or directly typing some lightweight markup syntax and see it previewed as-you-type.
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      Zim vs Notion opinions
      Most users think Zim is a great alternative to Notion.
      LordMax really good but only for linux, in windows it's too limited
      Positive comment 5 months ago

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    4. TiddlyWiki is a single html file with all the characteristics of a wiki - including all of the functionality (including editing, saving, tagging and searching) and the style sheet.
      Almost everyone thinks TiddlyWiki is a great alternative to Notion.
    5. Zettlr is a supercharged markdown editor that combines many writing editor features and collect them in one application. It aims at speeding up your workflow and help you write without any interruptions.
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      LordMax wonderfull system but only offline
      Positive comment 5 months ago

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    6. TagSpaces is an open source personal data manager. It helps you organize and browse your files on every platform. Cross-platform file tagging and file finding
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    7. Org-mode is for keeping notes, maintaining ToDo lists, doing project planning, and authoring with a fast and effective plain-text system.
    8. MediaWiki is a free software wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia. It is now used by several other projects of the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation and by many other wikis, including this website, the home of MediaWiki.
    9. This is a ToDo List / Time Tracker / Personal Jira Task Manager for Linux, MacOS and Windows to make you work super productively. * Plan, track & summarize. Create time sheets and work summaries in a breeze to easily export them to your companies time tracking system.
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    10. Redmine is a flexible project management web application. Written using Ruby on Rails framework, it is cross-platform and cross-database.
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      Redmine vs Notion opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Redmine is still a legitimate alternative to Notion, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Notion is a note taking app, redmine is an issue tracker
      Negative comment 12 months ago

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      miso Redmine is issue tracker and Notion is customizable Wiki, notes app.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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