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 (Free, Open Source), ONLYOFFICE (Freemium, Open Source), FocusWriter (Free, Open Source) and Trilium Notes (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 30, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Spiral is a program that allows users to take notes in a format similar to a spiral notebook.
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    1. The Guide is a two-pane outliner - a program that allows you to arrange text notes in a tree-like structure. It supports formatted text, exporting to RTF and hyperlinks (both internal and external).

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.0, released in December 2008, can be still downloaded from SourceForge, but it has been reported as buggy.



    2. Note-taking extension for Vim text editor.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      P3X OneNote Linux is, actually, an independent browser window for the online OneNote. You can use this program without having to clutter your browser.
    3. Swiftnotes is a note taking app that takes simplicity and speed to a whole new level.

      Discontinued

      This project is no longer maintained. Last version, 3.1.4, released in April 2017, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Android
      Take simple text notes. You can put them into folders to create your own quick, easy and robust file structure.

      Discontinued

      last update 2014; source available in repo

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Firebase
      An open source collaborative code and text editor. Share documents and see changes occur in real-time. It uses Firebase for real-time data synchronization
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      WebODF is a JavaScript library that makes it easy to add Open Document Format (ODF) support to your website and to your mobile or desktop application. It uses HTML and CSS to display ODF documents.

      Discontinued

      The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 0.5.9, released in September 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Node.JS
      Hive.js is a real-time collaboration platform that is modular, scalable, integratable and extensible. It's a Node.js-based server with an accompanying web app that works in your browser.

      Discontinued

      The developer announced discontinuation of development of hive.js until further notice on October 8th, 2016: https://blog.hivejs.org/hive-is-hibernating/

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    4. Keep your notes safe and secure with Note Crypt for Android. NO Internet permission required! You are sure that your notes are safely stored only on your device and not uploaded to an unknown server.
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