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Open Source Nuclino Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Nuclino is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Standard Notes or Simplenote. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Nuclino and loads of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Nuclino are CherryTree, TiddlyWiki, Zim and Trilium Notes.

Nuclino alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Todo List Managers or Task Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Nuclino.
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  1. Joplin icon

    Joplin

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    • Android Tablet
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    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • Flathub
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    • Termux
    • Self-Hosted
    587 alternatives to Joplin 

    Joplin is a free, open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organised into notebooks. The notes are searchable, can be copied, tagged and modified either from the applications directly or from your own text editor.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownJoplin supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionJoplin has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  Privacy focusedJoplin is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Joplin.
    6.  Works OfflineJoplin can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    7.  Ad-freeJoplin doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    8.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Joplin.
    9.  LightweightJoplin consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Desktop and mobile apps
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  2. Standard Notes icon

    Standard Notes

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    • Android Tablet
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    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    455 alternatives to Standard Notes 

    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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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionStandard Notes has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Privacy focusedStandard Notes is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  Support for MarkDownStandard Notes supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    5.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsStandard Notes can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    6.  Works OfflineStandard Notes can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    7.  Encrypted BackupStandard Notes uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    8.  File VersioningStandard Notes has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    9.  LightweightStandard Notes consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Free version.
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  3. Simplenote icon

    Simplenote

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    • Kindle Fire
    397 alternatives to Simplenote 

    Made by the company behind WordPress, Simplenote enables users to take notes, lists, and ideas. These notes are stored on the cloud and are accessible across multiple devices.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Support for MarkDownSimplenote supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  File VersioningSimplenote has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    4.  Full-Text SearchSimplenote lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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    No collaboration. No Teams. Only a single user.

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    CherryTree

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    492 alternatives to CherryTree 

    A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.

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    1.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with CherryTree.
    2.  Syntax HighlightingCherryTree supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    3.  Support for MarkDownCherryTree supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    4.  Code FormattingCherryTree supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    5.  PortableCherryTree can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    TiddlyWiki

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    • Online
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    • Self-Hosted
    • Xfce
    • RemoteStorage
    134 alternatives to TiddlyWiki 

    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. Because its a single file, its very portable - you can email it, put it on a web server or share...

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    1.  Support for MarkDownTiddlyWiki supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  PortableTiddlyWiki can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Zim

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    295 alternatives to Zim 

    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. Creating a new page is easy by either clicking on the "Create new note"...

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    1.  Works OfflineZim can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Zim.
    3.  WYSIWYG SupportZim integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    4.  PortableZim can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  File VersioningZim has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    6.  LightweightZim consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Trilium Notes

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    • Google Chrome
    • Cloudron
    • Firefox
    353 alternatives to Trilium Notes 

    Trilium Notes is a hierarchical note taking application.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionTrilium Notes has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  Dark ModeTrilium Notes supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Trilium Notes.
    5.  No TrackingTrilium Notes will not track you or use your personal data.
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    TagSpaces

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    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    127 alternatives to TagSpaces 

    TagSpaces is an offline, open source, document manager with tagging support.

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    1.  File TaggingTagSpaces can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    2.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with TagSpaces.
    3.  Support for MarkDownTagSpaces supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    Cross-platform file tagging and file finding
    Great for note taking
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    Cryptee

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    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    448 alternatives to Cryptee 

    Cryptee is a safety and privacy focused, encrypted and cross-platform personal data storage service. You can write personal documents, notes, journals, store photos and all sorts of other files.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionCryptee has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Privacy focusedCryptee is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Support for MarkDownCryptee supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    Cryptee Photo Gallery / Albums
    Cryptee Photo Gallery / Albums
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    MediaWiki

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    • PHP
    • Cloudron
    85 alternatives to MediaWiki 

    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.

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    1.  WYSIWYG SupportMediaWiki integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    2.  File VersioningMediaWiki has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingMediaWiki supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Open source, easy to set up, used in many places already, has a decent support base.

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