Octo Alternatives

    Octo is described as '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' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are nine alternatives to Octo for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Android, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Octo are Obsidian (Free Personal), Notion (Freemium), Google Keep (Free) and Roam Research (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 6, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. 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.
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    3. With so many tools, it's hard to keep everyone on the same page. Notion is a new tool that unifies them all. It's like Google Docs, but everything is organized and discoverable by your team. Real collaboration in real-time.
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    4. Google Keep is a service provided by Google which integrates note-taking and web surfing.
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    5. As easy to use as a word document or bulleted list, and as powerful for finding, collecting, and connecting related ideas as a graph database. Collaborate with others in real time, or store all your data locally.


    6. Bear is a beautiful and flexible writing app for note-taking and prose, both on the go for iOS devices and for the Mac OS desktop. KEY FEATURES - Stay organized by linking notes to each other. - Use hashtags to organize and add context to notes.
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    7. 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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      • FreeProprietary
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      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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    8. Just by taking notes, we create an optimized learning course for you to remember for a long time. 1. Take notes: Plant seeds in the garden of knowledge! 2. Learn: Create courses and learn Smart! 3. Manage your knowledge: Manage your checklist and current learning status!
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