Org-roam Alternatives

    Org-roam is described as 'What is Org-roam? Org-roam is a Roam replica built around the all-powerful Org-mode' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Org-roam for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, iPhone and Android. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Org-roam are Obsidian (Free Personal), Standard Notes (Freemium, Open Source), Notion (Freemium) and Microsoft OneNote (Freemium).

    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. Standard Notes is a simple and private notes app. It allows you to write and sync your notes across all your devices, including your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and web browser.
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    4. 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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    5. Microsoft OneNote, part of the Microsoft Office Suite, is a digital notebook application that gives people one place to gather notes and information.
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      Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.
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    6. Made by the company behind WordPress, Simplenote enables users to take notes, lists, and ideas. These notes are stored on the cloud and are accessible across multiple devices.
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    7. A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.
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    8. 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.
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    9. Org-mode is for keeping notes, maintaining ToDo lists, doing project planning, and authoring with a fast and effective plain-text system.
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