Notion Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Notion for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Obsidian. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Microsoft OneNote or Standard Notes. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Notion and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Notion are Evernote (Freemium), CherryTree (Free, Open Source), Zim (Free, Open Source) and NoteLedge - Creative Notebook (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 22, 2021

    1. WordPad is a simple word processor that is included with almost all versions of Microsoft Windows from Windows 95 onwards. It is the successor of Windows 3.1s Write. From Windows 7 Wordpad includes the ribbon user interface.
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      Dnote is a lightweight personal knowledge base. The main design goal is to keep you focused by providing a way of swiftly capturing new information without having to switch environment.
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      Founded in 2016 and launched as an independent startup in June 2017, Tixio is a tool that transforms the way teams work together. Our mission is to help teams organize their online tools and information, making easy to navigate from one task another.
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    2. AbleWord is a very capable word processing application that can read and write most popular document formats including PDF's.
    3. Atlantis is an innovative, no-nonsense word processor carefully designed with the end-user in mind. Compact, fast-loading, but still powerful and efficient, Atlantis will be the perfect companion for a wide range of your word processing tasks, – from simple to most complex.


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      From school to your office, Skrifa is the word processor for everyone. With a minimal, distraction free, simple and yet powerful interface, it's focused on what you really care, your content.
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    4. This program is a structured notetaking application based on GTK+ 3. Write your notes in instantly-formatted Markdown, organise them in a tree of folders that can be instantly navigated from within the program, and add hand-drawn notes by mouse, touchscreen or digitiser.
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      Instiki is a basic Wiki clone so pretty and easy to set up, you’ll wonder if it’s really a Wiki. Runs on Rails and focuses on portability and stability, Supports file uploads, LaTeX export, RSS feeds, S5 slideshows, multiple users and password protection.
    5. The desktop app designed from the ground up to make it easier to plan your story. Whether you're an author, world-builder, or someone who likes creating, Perixi is the right choice for your next project.
    6. Foswiki is the free and open source enterprise collaboration platform.
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