Simplenote Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Simplenote for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is NoteLedge - Creative Notebook. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Joplin or Standard Notes. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Simplenote and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Simplenote are Obsidian (Free Personal), Google Keep (Free), Microsoft OneNote (Freemium) and CherryTree (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 8, 2021

    1. 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      The program is no longer updated.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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    2. Manage diary/note, schedule, todo, birthday, etc.

      Discontinued

      Development of FCorp Software has been discontinued in 2016. Last version of My Calendar, released in April 2016, can be still downloaded from SoftPedia.



    3. A minimalistic privacy-focused journal that applies Deep Work principles to bring work-life balance. Markdown supported, works offline, smooth shortcuts.
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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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A free, minimalist java-based note taking program. It is designed to take advantage of your brain's instinctive categorisation of ideas. It works on all major desktop operating systems.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      ZuluPad is a notepad on crack. Its a place to jot down class notes, appointments, to-do lists, favorite websites, annotated bookmarks, pretty much anything...

      Discontinued

      URL has vanished

    4. Autofocus System is a simple yet effective time management system. It was developed by Mark Forster. Autofocus is a Windows desktop application based on the Autofocus System concepts and ideas.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.1, released on February 17, 2011, can be still downloaded from Download.com

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    5. Most information entered into your computer notepad is copied and pasted from somewhere.

      Discontinued

      Website/app no longer available.

    6. NotesHolder lets you quickly type in any piece of information so that you can easily find it when you need, read it or print it out for your convenience. This is the most effective way to store all your notes without cluttering up your desk with post it notes / sticky notes.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last free version, 2.3 build 148, released on May 18, 2010, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine

    7. GloboNote is a free and easy to use desktop note taking application. It helps you to create to-do lists, reminders and other notes in one place. There is no limit in the number of sticky notes you can create.
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