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Shelf.io Alternatives

Shelf.io is described as 'The Shelf modern knowledge platform helps on-demand businesses improve customer satisfaction and reduce costs with fast, helpful answers to customer and employee questions' and is a team collaboration tool in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Shelf.io for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Dropbox or Evernote. Other great apps like Shelf.io are Cryptee, Basecamp, Nuclino and Foam.

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

    Joplin

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Termux
    • Firefox

    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownJoplin supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionJoplin has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedJoplin is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Joplin.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineJoplin can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeJoplin doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Joplin.
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  2. Put your files into your Dropbox on one computer, and they'll be instantly available on any of your other computers that also have Dropbox installed.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeDropbox doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionDropbox can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineDropbox can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Two-factor AuthenticationDropbox supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerDropbox can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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    Evernote

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear
    • Kindle Fire
    • Pebble

    Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.

    ⚫︎ Sync Across DevicesEvernote can sync your data across devices like your phone, desktop and tablet
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineEvernote can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownEvernote supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ PDF annotationEvernote support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Evernote.
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    Cryptee

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    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.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionCryptee has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedCryptee is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownCryptee supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  5. Basecamp is a web-based project collaboration tool that allows groups of people to share files, meet deadlines, assign tasks, and centralize feedback.

    ⚫︎ Sync with Google CalendarBasecamp can be synchronized with Google Calendar
    ⚫︎ Task Time TrackingKeep a record of time spent on a task with Basecamp.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Basecamp simultaneously.
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  6. Nuclino is a unified workspace where teams can bring all their knowledge, docs, and projects together in one place. It’s a modern, simple, and blazingly fast way to collaborate, without the chaos of files and folders, context switching, or silos.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Nuclino simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ LightweightNuclino consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownNuclino supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Nuclino.
    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchNuclino lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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    Foam

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Visual Studio Code

    Foam is a personal knowledge management and sharing system inspired by Roam Research, built on Visual Studio Code and GitHub.

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  8. Google Workspace (formerly Google Apps for Work / G Suite) is Google's encompassing selection of cloud apps for business, including customizable products under custom domain names.

    ⚫︎ Sync with Google CalendarGoogle Workspace can be synchronized with Google Calendar
    ⚫︎ Two-factor AuthenticationGoogle Workspace supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
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  9. Trusted by 8,000 businesses, Confluence is the leading collaboration software and enterprise wiki for intranets and knowledge management. Free 30-day trial.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsConfluence can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Confluence simultaneously.
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  10. A Dropbox-like file manager that connect to your existing storage: FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Git, S3, Minio, Dropbox, Google Drive.

    ⚫︎ LightweightFilestash consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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