PNotes is described as '(Pinned Notes or Portable Notes, use what you prefer) is written entirely in C and Windows API (with Pelles C for Windows IDE) - so it is fast and light-weight. It has flexible settings - both for the program in whole and for individual note' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to PNotes for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Online / Web-based, Mac and iPhone. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PNotes are Standard Notes (Freemium, Open Source), Microsoft OneNote (Freemium), Evernote (Freemium) and CherryTree (Free, Open Source).
Flashnote is a quick notes manager created for such cases. When you need a rough copy to save or to process some pieces of a text, Flashnote is small, quick and convenient. Press the shortcut-key combination and a rough copy is on the screen in a flash of a second.
Rebel aims to provide you a distraction-free note taking experience. Focus more on writing and less on formatting and saving. As you write your note, Rebel will format it based on your markdown syntax.
USticker is free of charge version of "MakerX" app. USticker is notebook app for your iPhone or iPad with set of tools for organizing. The app lets you make quick notes with sketch/photo-sketch and categorize ones with special very efficient markers for organizing.
It is fast, easy to use and delivers all the functionality you need without distracting you with anything beyond that. No more clutter. Just the information you need. Quick, easy, convenient. Organize your life. Be productive. Focus on what's important for you.
Write beautifully. Organize easily. Find everything. Fuss free writing. Saves notes as RTF files on user specified folder. Can search across all notes. No sign up/log in required. Portable application.