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nvALT Alternatives for Windows

nvALT is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Standard Notes or Microsoft OneNote. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to nvALT and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to nvALT are Obsidian, Google Keep, Typora and Evernote.

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

    Joplin

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Termux
    • Firefox

    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.

    Desktop and mobile apps
  2. Powerful knowledge base that works on top of a local folder of plain text Markdown files.

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    Standard Notes

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid

    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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  4. Microsoft OneNote icon

    Microsoft OneNote

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear
    • Kindle Fire

    Microsoft OneNote, part of the Microsoft Office Suite, is a digital notebook application that gives people one place to gather notes and information.

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    Google Keep

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Android Wear

    Google Keep is a service provided by Google which integrates note-taking and web surfing.

    Android
    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.

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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

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear
    • Kindle Fire
    • Pebble

    Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.

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    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.

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

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  9. 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.

    The Berlin Theme (dark mode)
  10. 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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