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 a Note-taking 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 Cryptee (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 28, 2021

    1. BeeCanvas is online whiteboard based visual project management tool. It’s easy and intuitive but very practical to use for team collaboration. WHY BeeCanvas?
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    2. Stickynotes for your desktop easily from the command line! Built using PySimpleGUI.


    3. Note-taking extension for Vim text editor.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Visual Studio Code
      VSNotes is a Visual Studio Code extension. VS Notes is a simple tool that takes care of the creation and management of plain text notes and harnesses the power of VS Code via the Command Palette.
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    4. Quickly and easily access your Simplenote account from your OS X dashboard. Stay organized with no effort. Let your notes automatically sync between multiple devices.
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    5. An android app for writing and storing AES-128 encrypted notes. Supports notes, checklists and even spreadsheets. It is the only app in play store offering multiple security options like password protection, pattern lock and pin lock.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      Full featured Simplenote syncing plain text notepad. A full featured Simplenote syncing notepad application. Keep your notes synced between your phone and your computer.
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    6. Built-in quick note: save ideas, contacts, interesting facts With Exstora, you can write down a thought that comes to your mind as soon as possible. To create a new note, just double-click next to the corresponding section.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.9, released in May 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    7. 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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