SideWriter Alternatives

    SideWriter is described as 'If you often need to quickly jot something down, SideWriter is there with a flick of the wrist' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to SideWriter for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Mac, Online / Web-based and Linux. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Standard Notes or Evernote. Other great apps like SideWriter are CherryTree (Free, Open Source), Zoho Notebook (Free Personal), Trilium Notes (Free, Open Source) and Tomboy (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 24, 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. Original Feature List (with personal marked Highlights) >> Notes can be arranged into arbitrarily deep tree. Single note can be placed into multiple places in the tree (see cloning)
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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. Notezilla is the leading sticky notes app for Windows, Android, iPhone/iPad and the web. Set reminders to sticky notes, Pin sticky notes, attach them to websites, docs & folders, sync between PCs and other devices, organize using folders and tags.
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    9. 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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