Obsidian Alternatives

    Obsidian is described as 'A second brain, for you, forever. The human brain is non-linear: we jump from idea to idea, all the time. Your second brain should work the same' and is a very popular Note-taking App in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Obsidian for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Standard Notes or Notion. Other great apps like Obsidian are Google Keep (Free), Microsoft OneNote (Freemium), Typora (Free) and Evernote (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Nov 20, 2021

    1. MindForger aims to mimic human mind - learning, recalling, recognizing, associations, forgetting - in order to achieve synergy with your mind to make your searching, reading and writing more productive.

      Discontinued

      No reactions on issues in the github repo, no commits since over a year so it seems to be dead.

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    2. Amplenote allows you to take notes and link those notes to functional task and contacts lists for seamless project management. It supports integration with Google and Outlook calendars to schedule tasks and allows e-mail integration as well.
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    3. The problem with notetaking apps like Evernote or Apple Notes is that once you write a note, after a week you never look at it again. Without any organization, you're stuck praying that search will work for your future self.
    4. Take beautiful markdown notes whenever you feel inspired. Place them in notebooks and tag them accordingly. Stay organized by making task lists, set reminders and keep everything in one place by attaching related files.
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    5. AppFlowy is an open source alternative to Notion. You are in charge of your data and customizations. Built for teams that need more control and flexibility
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • Context Chrome Extension
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Widget Board is a productivity tool that lets you create custom boards with your favorite widgets such as tasks, notes, media, date & time, weather, calendar and so much more!.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Self-Hosted
      • TiddlyWiki
      TiddlyRoam is your open source external brain. TiddlyRoam allows you to quickly create your own wiki. You can add fragments of thoughts and findings whenever they come to you. TiddlyRoam will link them and help you spot the patterns.
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    6. Operating environment for the new Internet. An all-in-one solution that breaks down barriers between applications, gives back privacy and data ownership to users.
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    7. Self-hosted note-taking app stored on S3. Notea is a privacy-first, open-source note-taking application. It supports Markdown syntax, sharing, responsive and more. Why you’ll love Notea Self-hosted
    8. WRITE OFFLINE You can write/edit your notes on your laptop even if you are offline. MULTIPLE DEVICES Boostnote is available for browser, desktop and mobile. SYNTAX HIGHLIGHT Boostnote can highlight code syntax in more than 100 languages.
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