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    Org mode Alternatives

    Org mode is described as 'Org-mode is for keeping notes, maintaining ToDo lists, doing project planning, and authoring with a fast and effective plain-text system' and is a very popular Todo List Manager in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Org mode for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, Online / Web-based and Android. Most alternatives are Todo List Managers, Task Management Tools and Note-taking Tools. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Notion or Google Keep. Other great apps like Org mode are Zim (Free, Open Source), Todoist (Freemium), WorkFlowy (Freemium) and Manuskript (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 4, 2022
    Org mode
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • GNU Emacs
    Org-mode is for keeping notes, maintaining ToDo lists, doing project planning, and authoring with a fast and effective...
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    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.
    2. With so many tools, it's hard to keep everyone on the same page. Notion is a new tool that unifies them all.

    3. Google Keep is a service provided by Google which integrates note-taking and web surfing.
      Google Keep vs Org mode opinions
      Some users think Google Keep is a great alternative to Org mode, some don't.
      Google Keep is simple and doesn't have the functionality of org-mode
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

    4. Zim brings the concept of a wiki to your desktop. Store information, link pages and edit with WYSISYG markup or directly typing some lightweight markup syntax and see it previewed as-you-type.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      • Google Chrome
      • Microsoft Office Outlook
      • Android Wear
      • Safari
      • Gmail
      • Firefox
      To-do list and task manager.

    5. Workflowy lets you organise your brain into easily manageable lists. It also works as a single-pane outliner with inline notes. It offers one-click hoisting (zooming into branches). The online version syncs with mobile apps.
    6. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.
    7. TickTick is a simple and effective to-do list and task manager app which helps you make schedule, manage time, remind about deadlines and organize life at home, work and everywhere else.
    8. Dynalist is a web app that lets you break down and organize your thoughts in the format of lists.
    9. This is a ToDo List / Time Tracker / Personal Jira Task Manager for Linux, MacOS and Windows to make you work super productively.
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