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SiYuan

SiYuan is a desktop Markdown Block-Reference and Bidirectional-Link note-taking application. Support fine-grained block-level reference and Markdown WYSIWYG.

  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad
  • Self-Hosted
  • Docker
  • Docker Hub
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
Avg rating of 5 (6)| 5 comments
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SiYuan Features

  1.  WYSIWYG SupportSiYuan integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
  2.  Support for LaTeXSiYuan supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
  3.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with SiYuan.
  4.  Support for MarkDownSiYuan supports MarkDown for document formatting.
  5.  End-to-End EncryptionSiYuan has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
  6.  Works OfflineSiYuan can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
  7.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
  8.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in SiYuan without registration.

SiYuan information

  • LicensingOpen Source (AGPL-3.0) and Freemium product.
  • PricingSubscription
  • Written in
  • RatingAverage rating of 5
  • Alternatives27 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English
  • Chinese

Apple AppStore

  •   Updated
  •   4.8 avg rating
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GitHub repository

  •  7,724 Stars
  •  580 Forks
  •  59 Open Issues
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Clouder
  
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Impressive PKM tool. All local features are free. Block Information System provides users with the capability of making block-level links, embedding blocks and even real-time SQL queries, as well as custom attributes which may be useful for those advanced users who would like to build their own knowledge system. E2EE backup and incremental sync are supported. Self-hosting via docker or your mobile phone is handy. Not to mention API and embedded programmable widget blocks to enhance the views inside the app. The writing experience is enjoyable. Despite the markdown format in which data is actually stored, it features WYSIWYG editor like Typora. Math formula(KaTeX) is supported too.

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kprev
  
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It's basically a combination of Obsidian and Notion. Not perfect, but an excellent hybrid.

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It's just a next-level app. The WYSIWYG editor is first class. Embedded file handling and quality of exports are other points that blow my mind.

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The best document-based bidirectional-link PKM tool

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fengqiii
  
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It can easily open million-words pages. With SQL's support, it's great for reading notes and e-books.

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Tags

  • Note-taking
  • SQL
  • Api
  • Journaling
  • notes-manager
  • personal-knowledge-base

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