Paperback Alternatives

    Paperback is described as 'simplifies the way you take notes without sacrificing the features you need. Easily take, organize and secure your notes in a beautifully designed user interface. Add photos, reminders and sub-notes with just a few taps' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Paperback for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, Online / Web-based and Mac. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Paperback are Standard Notes (Freemium, Open Source), Google Keep (Free), Evernote (Freemium) and CherryTree (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 1, 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. 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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    3. Google Keep is a service provided by Google which integrates note-taking and web surfing.
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      Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.
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    4. A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.
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    5. Cryptee is a safety and privacy focused, encrypted and cross-platform personal data storage service. You can write personal documents, notes, journals, store photos and all sorts of other files.
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    6. Colorful & powerful sticky notes app for Windows & Phones. Set reminder alarms, attach them to any website or document, organize them using folders/tags, sync sticky notes between devices & send notes across LAN or to any contact across the globe.
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    7. Note taking open-source application aimed to have both a simple interface but keeping smart behavior.
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    8. MemPad is a plain text outliner and note taking program with a tree structured index. All pages are stored in a single file. User interface available in 20 languages.
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