SideNotes Alternatives

    SideNotes is described as 'Clean and handy notes on your monitor side' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to SideNotes for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SideNotes are Standard Notes (Freemium, Open Source), Notion (Freemium), Google Keep (Free) and Microsoft OneNote (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 6, 2021

    1. What is RunaBook? Simple, small, useful product for making notes, knowledge bases, and organize daily routine.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Tracks is a web-based application to help you implement David Allen’s Getting Things Done™ methodology. It was built using Ruby on Rails, and comes with a built-in webserver (WEBrick), so that you can run it on your own computer if you like.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • F-Droid
      A simple textfield for adding quick notes.
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    2. Next generation desktop rich content editor that saves documents with themes. HTML & Markdown compatible.

      Discontinued

      Last Github commit on 2017. See https://github.com/n457/Uncolored

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    3. Make lists and get organized. TaskPaper is a plain text to-do list that’s surprisingly adept. Outliners are powerful, but hard to use. Text editors are easy, but without structure. TaskPaper feels like a text editor, but has the power of an outliner.
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    4. Encryptic is an open-source note-taking application heavily focused on encryption. When you start writing, no one will know what you write except for you. We don’t know and we don’t want to know. That’s between you and your work.
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    5. Piggydb is a Web notebook application that provides you with a platform to build your knowledge personally or collaboratively.

      Discontinued

      Development has shifted from Piggydb to Cotoami. https://piggydb.net/2017/04/04/piggydb-oinker-cotoami-we-need-your-help/

    6. Take beautiful markdown notes whenever you feel inspired. Place them in notebooks and tag them accordingly. Stay organized by making task lists, set reminders and keep everything in one place by attaching related files.
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    7. Ghostnote adds contextual notes to almost anything on your mac. Add notes & todos to folders, applications, open documents, even websites. Think about it as post-it-notes for your OS.
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    8. Notebooks allows you to create as many books as you need. Notebooks stores and displays almost any type of document: plain text and formatted text, PDF, web pages, MS Office or iWork documents, photos, videos, music and much more.
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