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, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Obsidian and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Obsidian are Standard Notes (Freemium, Open Source), Notion (Freemium), Google Keep (Free) and Typora (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 14, 2021

    1. 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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      Relanote is ? note-taking app that combines both hierarchical and non-hierarchical (wiki-style) note-taking. By leveraging the power of both methods, Relanote adapts to your way of thinking and allows you to create your personal knowledge base.
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      Tiddly Research Tiddly Research is a distribution of TiddlyWiki5 that includes the following plugins and tweaks: Context Plugin: visual highlight for search results Krystal: horizontal view Notebook: custom dark theme preview: tiddler preview when hovering internal...
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    2. SiYuan is a desktop Markdown Block-Reference and Bidirectional-Link note-taking application. Support fine-grained block-level reference and Markdown WYSIWYG.
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    3. Synapsen is a hypertextual card index or reference organizer, which is to say a storage system on the basis of an electronic literature database that enables the management of bibliographies and notes.
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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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      We are committed to offering an excellent writing experience on all of your devices. A great writing app gets out of your way and makes it simple to get your thoughts down as easily as possible.
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      Notebag is a fully keyboard-compatible note taking app that links all your knowledge and gets out of your way.

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

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