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Open Source Quip Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Quip is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Standard Notes or LibreOffice - Writer. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Quip and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Quip are CherryTree, CryptPad, Trilium Notes and Cryptee.

Quip alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Todo List Managers or Word Processors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Quip.
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  1. Joplin icon

    Joplin

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    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • Flathub
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    • Termux
    • Self-Hosted
    587 alternatives to Joplin 

    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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    1.  Support for MarkDownJoplin supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionJoplin has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  Privacy focusedJoplin is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Joplin.
    6.  Works OfflineJoplin can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    7.  Ad-freeJoplin doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    8.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Joplin.
    9.  LightweightJoplin consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Desktop and mobile apps
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  2. Standard Notes icon

    Standard Notes

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    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
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    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    455 alternatives to Standard Notes 

    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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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionStandard Notes has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Privacy focusedStandard Notes is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  Support for MarkDownStandard Notes supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    5.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsStandard Notes can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    6.  Works OfflineStandard Notes can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    7.  Encrypted BackupStandard Notes uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    8.  File VersioningStandard Notes has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    9.  LightweightStandard Notes consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Free version.
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  3. LibreOffice - Writer icon

    LibreOffice - Writer

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    • PortableApps.com
    • ReactOS
    81 alternatives to LibreOffice - Writer 

    Writer has all the features you need from a modern, full-featured word processing or desktop publishing tool.

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    1.  PortableLibreOffice - Writer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Spell CheckingLibreOffice - Writer can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    3.  Privacy focusedLibreOffice - Writer is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  Works OfflineLibreOffice - Writer can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    5.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of LibreOffice - Writer.
    6.  Ad-freeLibreOffice - Writer doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  4. CherryTree icon

    CherryTree

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    • PortableApps.com
    • Mac
    492 alternatives to CherryTree 

    A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.

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    1.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with CherryTree.
    2.  Syntax HighlightingCherryTree supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    3.  Support for MarkDownCherryTree supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    4.  Code FormattingCherryTree supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    5.  PortableCherryTree can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    CryptPad

    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    56 alternatives to CryptPad 

    CryptPad is a private-by-design alternative to popular office tools and cloud services. All the content stored on CryptPad is encrypted before being sent, which means nobody can access your data unless you give them the keys.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionCryptPad has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in CryptPad simultaneously.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in CryptPad without registration.
    4.  Privacy focusedCryptPad is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  Kanban BoardCryptPad allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    6.  WYSIWYG SupportCryptPad integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    7.  WYSIWYG HTML EditorCryptPad allows you to make and preview changes to an application or website in real time, without needing to know code.
    8.  No TrackingCryptPad will not track you or use your personal data.
    9.  Support for MarkDownCryptPad supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    Instance homepage
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  6. Trilium Notes icon

    Trilium Notes

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    • Google Chrome
    • Cloudron
    • Firefox
    353 alternatives to Trilium Notes 

    Trilium Notes is a hierarchical note taking application.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionTrilium Notes has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  Dark ModeTrilium Notes supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Trilium Notes.
    5.  No TrackingTrilium Notes will not track you or use your personal data.
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  7. Cryptee icon

    Cryptee

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    • Online
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    • Chrome OS
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    • Google Chrome
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    448 alternatives to Cryptee 

    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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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionCryptee has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Privacy focusedCryptee is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Support for MarkDownCryptee supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    Cryptee Photo Gallery / Albums
    Cryptee Photo Gallery / Albums
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    FocusWriter

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    • PortableApps.com
    88 alternatives to FocusWriter 

    FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work. The program autosaves your progress, and reloads the last files you had open to make it easy to jump back in during your next writing session, and has many...

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    1.  Distraction-freeFocusWriter has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    2.  PortableFocusWriter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    AppFlowy

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    • Self-Hosted
    380 alternatives to AppFlowy 

    AppFlowy is an open source alternative to Notion. You are in charge of your data and customizations.

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    1.  Kanban BoardAppFlowy allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    2.  Privacy focusedAppFlowy is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Works OfflineAppFlowy can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Dark ModeAppFlowy supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  10. Apache OpenOffice Writer icon

    Apache OpenOffice Writer

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    80 alternatives to Apache OpenOffice Writer 

    Writer, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is an open-source word processor. It supports the ISO standard Open Document Format (ODF) for data interchange as its default file format, as well as Microsoft Office 97-2003 formats, Microsoft Office 2007...

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    1.  Spell CheckingApache OpenOffice Writer can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    2.  Ad-freeApache OpenOffice Writer doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Works OfflineApache OpenOffice Writer can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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