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 Jul 27, 2021

    1. 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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    2. Features Notes can be arranged into arbitrarily deep hierarchy (tree) Notes can have more than 1 parents - see cloning Rich WYSIWYG note editing including e.g.
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    3. Kanboard is a simple visual task board software. Kanboard is a free and open source Kanban project management software. There is no fancy user interface, Kanboard focus on simplicity and minimalism. The number of features is voluntary limited.
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    4. Writer, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is an open-source word processor.
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      Writer is a word processor; Notion is a database and note taking program.
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    5. Plain text notepad with markdown support and todo list manager for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows, that works together with the notes application of ownCloud.
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    6. Etherpad is a highly customizable Open Source online editor providing collaborative editing in really real-time. Collaborating in really real-time No more sending your stuff back and forth via email, just set up a pad, share the link and start collaborating!
    7. DokuWiki is a standards compliant, simple to use Wiki, mainly aimed at creating documentation of any kind. It is targeted at developer teams, workgroups and small companies.
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    8. Dendron is an open-source, local-first, markdown-based, note-taking tool built on top of VSCode. It supports all the usual features you would expect like tagging, backlinks, a graph view, split panes, and so forth.
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    9. Tomboy is a desktop note-taking application for Linux, Unix, Windows, and Mac OS X. Simple and easy to use, but with potential to help you organize the ideas and information you deal with every day.
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    10. You can keep notebooks stored in plain-text and have them synchronized with a directory on your mobile device, SD card, Dropbox, or over WebDAV.
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