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    QOwnNotes Alternatives

    QOwnNotes is described as 'Plain text notepad with markdown support and todo list manager for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows, that works together with the notes application of ownCloud' and is a popular Note-taking Tool in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to QOwnNotes for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and Android. Most alternatives are Note-taking Tools and Todo List Managers. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Notepad++ or Standard Notes. Other great apps like QOwnNotes are Obsidian (Free Personal), Notion (Free Personal), Google Keep (Free) and Microsoft OneNote (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 4, 2022
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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.
      Joplin vs QOwnNotes opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      It does everything QOwnNotes does MINUS Hierarchical tags, but PLUS 1) rich text editor, 2) Best web clipper ever, 3) audio & video playback support, 4) Sync via about 6 major clouds. But I have to admit QOwnNOtes User Interface is way more elegant than Joplin's
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    2. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
      Notepad++ vs QOwnNotes opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Notepad++ is still a legitimate alternative to QOwnNotes, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Despite its name, it's not a note taking app at all.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

      This is a normal text editor. It is not a note taking app with incremental note search.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

      lian00 Notepad++ is a code editor. QOwnNotes is a notes management program.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago


    3. Powerful knowledge base that works on top of a local folder of plain text Markdown files.
    4. With so many tools, it's hard to keep everyone on the same page. Notion is a new tool that unifies them all.
    5. 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.

    6. Google Keep is a service provided by Google which integrates note-taking and web surfing.
    7. 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.
    8. 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.
    9. A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.
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