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OpenBoard Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to OpenBoard for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Microsoft OneNote, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to OpenBoard and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to OpenBoard are Xournal++, Miro, GoodNotes and Notesnook.

OpenBoard alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Whiteboards or Todo List Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of OpenBoard.
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  1. Microsoft OneNote icon

    Microsoft OneNote

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    464 alternatives to Microsoft OneNote 

    Microsoft OneNote, part of the Microsoft Office Suite, is a digital notebook application that gives people one place to gather notes and information. It also offers shared notebooks, syncing between multiple computers and devices via Windows...

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    1.  Handwritten NotesMicrosoft OneNote supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    2.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Microsoft OneNote.
    3.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Microsoft OneNote.
    4.  Works OfflineMicrosoft OneNote can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    5.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    6.  Pressure SensitivityMicrosoft OneNote can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    7.  Dark ModeMicrosoft OneNote supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    8.  SubtasksMicrosoft OneNote allows you to create and manage tasks inside of a parent-main task.
    9.  WYSIWYG SupportMicrosoft OneNote integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
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    Microsoft OneNote vs OpenBoard opinions
    Some users think Microsoft OneNote is a great alternative to OpenBoard, some don't.
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    open board has many featues that onenote dosen't has one note is very irganised open board is not at all organised at all

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    Xournal++

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    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted
    32 alternatives to Xournal++ 

    Xournal++ (a fork of Xournal) is a handwriting Notetaking software with PDF annotation support. Written in C++ with plattform independent GTK, supporting Linux, e.g. Ubuntu, Debian, Arch, Suse, macOS and Windows 10. Supports Pen input like Wacom Tablets.

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    1.  Handwritten NotesXournal++ supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    2.  PDF annotationXournal++ support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    3.  Works OfflineXournal++ can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Pressure SensitivityXournal++ can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    5.  Support for LaTeXXournal++ supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    6.  Ad-freeXournal++ doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  3. Miro icon

    Miro

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    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
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    • iPad
    68 alternatives to Miro 

    Scalable, secure, cross-device and enterprise-ready team collaboration tool for distributed teams.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Miro simultaneously.
    2.  Kanban BoardMiro allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
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    It does not have any same feature. One of them I will tell. OpenBoard has a feature which enables us to sketch both on whiteboard and open space but it does not.

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    GoodNotes

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    • iPad
    48 alternatives to GoodNotes 

    GoodNotes for iPhone and iPad is a notetaking app with the theme of "digital paper." It's usable for all your handwritten notes and formerly paper-based information. Take handwritten notes in digital, multi-media notebooks or annotate PDF, PowerPoint, and Word...

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    1.  PDF annotationGoodNotes support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    2.  Pressure SensitivityGoodNotes can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    3.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    4.  Handwritten NotesGoodNotes supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    5.  Support for GesturesGoodNotes supports touch or mouse gestures and interactions.
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    Notesnook

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    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    167 alternatives to Notesnook 

    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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    1.  Works OfflineNotesnook can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Support for MarkDownNotesnook supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  Privacy focusedNotesnook is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  Dark ModeNotesnook supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  End-to-End EncryptionNotesnook has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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    Butterfly

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    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
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    28 alternatives to Butterfly 

    Butterfly is a note app where your ideas come first. You can paint, add texts, and export them easily on every device. This app works on android, windows, linux, and in the web.

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    1.  Dark ModeButterfly supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Butterfly without registration.
    3.  Ad-freeButterfly doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  No TrackingButterfly will not track you or use your personal data.
    5.  LightweightButterfly consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    6.  DecentralizedButterfly is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    7.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    8.  End-to-End EncryptionButterfly has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    9.  Privacy focusedButterfly is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    Stylus Labs Write

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    37 alternatives to Stylus Labs Write 

    Write is a word processor for handwriting, designed primarily for tablets with an active stylus. Write has the functionality of a vector drawing application, plus a unique set of tools which ease the editing of handwritten text.

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    1.  Handwritten NotesStylus Labs Write supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    2.  Drawing Tablet SupportStylus Labs Write supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
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    Lorien

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    25 alternatives to Lorien 

    Lorien is an infinite canvas drawing/note-taking app that is focused on performance, small savefiles and simplicity. It's not based on bitmap images like Krita, Gimp or Photoshop; it rather saves brush strokes as a collection of points and renders them at runtime (kind of...

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    1.  Dark ModeLorien supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  Pressure SensitivityLorien can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
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    Stormboard

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    44 alternatives to Stormboard 

    Online Brainstorming and Collaboration. Brainstorm, organize, prioritize and act on the best ideas, in the same room or around the world, on a realtime sticky note whiteboard.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Stormboard simultaneously.
    2.  PortableStormboard can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    MrWriter

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    21 alternatives to MrWriter 

    Notetaking and blackboard replacement application. Inspired by Xournal. Written in C++/Qt for Linux / Windows / Mac.

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    1.  Handwritten NotesMrWriter supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
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