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    nvALT is described as 'fork of the original Notational Velocity with some additional features and interface modifications by Brett Terpstra and ElasticThreads' and is a popular Note-taking Tool in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to nvALT for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Standard Notes or Microsoft OneNote. Other great apps like nvALT are Obsidian (Free Personal), Google Keep (Free), Typora (Paid) and Evernote (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 17, 2022
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    nvALT is a fork of the original Notational Velocity with some additional features and interface modifications by Brett...
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    1. 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.
    2. Powerful knowledge base that works on top of a local folder of plain text Markdown files.


    3. 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.
    4. Microsoft OneNote, part of the Microsoft Office Suite, is a digital notebook application that gives people one place to gather notes and information.
    5. Google Keep is a service provided by Google which integrates note-taking and web surfing.
      Google Keep vs nvALT opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Google Keep is still a legitimate alternative to nvALT, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Inconsistent search capabilities and does not support Markdown.
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

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    6. Typora will give you a seamless experience as both a reader and a writer. It removes the preview window, mode switcher, syntax symbols of markdown source code, and all other unnecessary distractions.
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      Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.
      Evernote vs nvALT opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Evernote is still a legitimate alternative to nvALT, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      nvALT is a lightweight, plain text / markdown note taking application. Evernote is a huge application with cloud sync and accounts and cost and a ton of other things I don't need.
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

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    7. A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.
    8. 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.
    9. Capture inspiration from Pinterest, YouTube or web pages, organize ideas in one place and add your notes. Make mood boards or quick sketches to visualize and present ideas!.
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