QuickNote Alternatives

    QuickNote is described as 'Virtual scrapbook for Desktop with a plain text editor. With Quicknote, in its resizable window you can jot down your notes and organize them in categories' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to QuickNote for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like QuickNote are Joplin (Free, Open Source), Standard Notes (Freemium, Open Source), Microsoft OneNote (Freemium) and Vim (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 30, 2021

    1. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
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    2. 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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    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. 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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    5. Vim ("Vi IMproved") is an advanced text editor that allows syntax highlighting, word completion and has a huge amount of contributed content. It also has a GUI version called GVim.
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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. Capture inspiration from Pinterest, YouTube or web pages, organize ideas in one place and add your notes. Make mood boards or quick sketches to visualize and present ideas!.
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