Simple Notes Alternatives

    Simple Notes is described as 'A simple textfield for adding quick notes' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Simple Notes 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 Simple Notes are Google Keep (Free), Microsoft OneNote (Freemium), Evernote (Freemium) and Simplenote (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 30, 2021

    1. The Guide is a two-pane outliner - a program that allows you to arrange text notes in a tree-like structure. It supports formatted text, exporting to RTF and hyperlinks (both internal and external).

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.0, released in December 2008, can be still downloaded from SourceForge, but it has been reported as buggy.

    2. For many people, the desktop is simply the place where shortcuts and icons are located, without any real functionality. Nonetheless, you can benefit from all the empty space on your desktop by adding post-its, and Vov Sticky Notes is one of the apps that can help you do that.


    3. Create a list to organise an event or activity, or just to plan out what you need to do this weekend. Fill your list with the tasks you need to work through, invite others to help you finish them.
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    4. Passfindr is a web based premium Personal knowledge base, Password manager and Bookmark manager application to securely store passwords and other sensitive information in a virtual vault locked with individual master passwords.
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    5. Quick and simple notes app for saving on the fly any ideas or tasks you might have. If you are looking for a simple notes app with clean UI, main notes and tasks creation functionality, without any ads and with Dark Mode, Call Note is the planner app you are looking for.
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    6. TakeNote was made by developers for developers - a simple, plain-text note-taking app for the web with Markdown support. What you see is what you paste. No WYSIWIG, no formatting pasted from the web, and no features you don't need or want.
    7. Stickynotes for your desktop easily from the command line! Built using PySimpleGUI.
    8. Unit is a modern note-taking app that provides a completely new experience of creating, organizing and managing all your notes. Simple and powerful.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      P3X OneNote Linux is, actually, an independent browser window for the online OneNote. You can use this program without having to clutter your browser.
      • 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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