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

      • FreeOpen Source
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      Bitsii Notebook is an Open Source note taking app that can synchronize notes between your mobile phone, desktop or laptop workstation, and your computer running Bitsii Bridge.
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    1. Take notes lightning-fast right inside your browser! It is a unique take on Safe & quick jotting down experience. Must try for everyone who work on laptops / desktop.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Curvenote is a collaborative writing tool designed for open-science and reproducibility. Create & edit technical content in real-time, including equations, references, figures, and interactive plots from Jupyter, then export to any journal template.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Terminal-based, hyper-fast, CRDT-backed, collaborative note-taking tool Simple, powerful, extremely fast search. fzn is local-first; remote-second. It acts on local in-memory data, meaning no expensive I/O and native speeds.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      • Online
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      • Discord
      • Slack
      • Twitter
      Document platform with social features and git flow. - Create knowledge repo with your team and community. - Collaborate using Git flow. - Integrate your communities on Discord or Slack.
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    2. Networked note-taking application for delivering flexible documents via live links. Create and view your knowledgebase as a Map, documents, or HTML page. Create viewpoints for narrowing focus on specific content. Start blank or import existing docs!.
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    3. Nota is a beautiful and easy to use writing app that's also powerful and efficient. Its simple design enables a wide range of uses: from notes and wikis, to static blogs and websites, to articles and books.
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    4. Brick is a super lightweight platform for public notes and small websites. It's as if WordPress and Notion had a baby.
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    5. Keep your notes safe and secure with Note Crypt for Android. NO Internet permission required! You are sure that your notes are safely stored only on your device and not uploaded to an unknown server.
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      Notebag is a fully keyboard-compatible note taking app that links all your knowledge and gets out of your way.

      Discontinued

      No longer officially maintained: https://github.com/pretzelhands/notebag/releases/tag/1.2.0

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