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    Paper is described as 'Distraction-free writing app for your iPhone, iPad and Mac' and is a Note-taking tool in the news & books category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Paper for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Microsoft OneNote or Evernote. Other great apps like Paper are Typora, Simplenote, Manuskript and Scrivener.

    Paper is mainly a Note-taking Tool but alternatives to it may also be Text Editors or Todo List Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Paper.
    This page was last updated Feb 5, 2022
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    Distraction-free writing app for your iPhone, iPad and Mac.
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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. 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.
    3. Typora will give you a seamless experience as both a reader and a writer. It removes the preview window, mode switcher, syntax symbols of markdown source code, and all other unnecessary distractions.
    4. 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.


    5. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.
    6. Typewriter. Ring-binder. Scrapbook. Scrivener combines everything you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop.
    7. FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work.
    8. No excuses. No distractions. Just write. ghostwriter is a feature-rich text editor using Markdown syntax which makes it suitable for note-taking, document redaction, simple HTML website creation and much more.
    9. Dendron is an open-source, local-first, markdown-based, note-taking tool built on top of VSCode. It supports all the usual features you would expect like tagging, backlinks, a graph view, split panes, and so forth.
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