Sidenote Alternatives

    Sidenote is described as 'tries to catch the “Stickies” spirit but in the form of a multi-document drawer that will hide in the corner of your screen (left or right). You can use it to take all your daily notes, include images and easily modify text color and font' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Sidenote for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sidenote are Standard Notes (Freemium, Open Source), Evernote (Freemium), CherryTree (Free, Open Source) and Zoho Notebook (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Jan 14, 2021

    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.
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    2. 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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      Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.
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    3. A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.
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    4. Online Notebook application: Zoho Notebook lets you combine text, images, audio, video, RSS feeds, documents and much more.
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    5. Tomboy is a desktop note-taking application for Linux, Unix, Windows, and Mac OS X. Simple and easy to use, but with potential to help you organize the ideas and information you deal with every day.
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    6. 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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    7. Colorful & powerful sticky notes app for Windows & Phones. Set reminder alarms, attach them to any website or document, organize them using folders/tags, sync sticky notes between devices & send notes across LAN or to any contact across the globe.
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    8. The notes app for creative work. For the research, thinking and planning behind your next great piece of work. # Collect your thoughts Milanote is a place to put it all together. See your ideas, notes and research side by side.
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    9. MemPad is a plain text outliner and note taking program with a tree structured index. All pages are stored in a single file. User interface available in 20 languages.
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