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. 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 Google Keep (Free), Microsoft OneNote (Freemium), CherryTree (Free, Open Source) and Zim (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 30, 2021

    1. Plain text notepad with markdown support and todo list manager for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows, that works together with the notes application of ownCloud.
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    2. Dendron is an open-source, local-first, markdown-based, note-taking tool built on top of VSCode. It supports all the usual features you would expect like tagging, backlinks, a graph view, split panes, and so forth.
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    3. Nuclino is the easiest way to organize and share knowledge in teams. Create real-time collaborative documents and connect them instantly like a wiki. Use the tree, board, and graph view to explore and organize your knowledge visually.
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      Nuclino handles entries and text, for example by creating lists automatically. This means that the text changes and selects all and copying will not retrieve the initial entry identically as in Simplenote.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      A productivity and task management tool appropriate for both individuals and businesses. With Nimbus Note users can create notes and to-do lists, share them with others, and archive important data. Save anything. Access it anywhere. Share with anyone.
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    4. CintaNotes is an ultra-ergonomic, productivity-boosting notetaking app for Windows. It will help you collect, organize, and find any information.
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    5. 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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      This alternative is disputed. Tomboy is still a legitimate alternative to Simplenote, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    6. wikidPad is a Wiki-like notebook for storing your thoughts, ideas, todo lists, contacts, or anything else you can think of to write down. What makes wikidPad different from other notepad applications is the ease with which you can cross-link your information.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in November 2018, and various links are dead on their website.

    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. RedNotebook is a graphical diary and journal helping you keep track of notes and thoughts. It includes a calendar navigation, customizable templates, export functionality and word clouds. You can also format, tag and search your entries.
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    9. Flamory remembers things, so you don't have to. Make snapshots of web pages, files and desktop apps. You can find snapshots later using full-text search and thumbnails. Paste them anywhere as links or screenshots.

      Discontinued

      The app seems no longer updated. Last version, 4.2.19, released in November 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website

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