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Obsidian Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Obsidian for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. 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 Obsidian and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Obsidian are Notion, Google Keep, Zettlr and Evernote.

Obsidian 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 Obsidian.
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Powerful knowledge base that works on top of a local folder of plain text Markdown files.

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    Notesnook

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Notesnook is a simple and cross-platform private notes app that keeps your notes organized and synced on your phone, tablet and computer. Take notes, capture ideas, create to-do lists, keep a journal, write your assignments and manage projects, we have got you covered.

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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.

    Capture your ideas using Jots Mode!

Jots are Daily Notes that we automatically create for you.


  3. TiddlyRoam icon

    TiddlyRoam

    • 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.

    A full screen view of TiddlyRoam.
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    Crossnote

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Crossnote is probably the world's first markdown notes reader & editor Progressive Web Application that works offline and supports syncing with arbitrary git repository right inside your browser.

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    NoteTab

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    NoteTab is a leading text editor, popular Notepad replacement, and powerful code-based HTML editor for Windows.

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  6. An intuitive and stylish markdown note app for developers. It's fully open-source.

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    Notepack

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Privacy oriented, without vendor lock in note organizer, todo list desktop application. Work offline with text, markdown and pdf files.

    Markdown support
  8. acreom combines markdown editor with tasks and calendar in 1 lightweight interface. Like an IDE, acreom is integrated, private and assistive.

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  9. An open-source, cross-platform markdown editor designed for extensibility & flexibility.

    Main Interface
  10. Write beautifully. Organize easily. Find everything. Fuss free writing. Saves notes as RTF files on user specified folder. Can search across all notes. No sign up/log in required. Portable application.

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