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TagSpaces Alternatives

TagSpaces is described as 'is privacy aware, cross-platform file browser with note-taking capabilities. It helps you organize your files and folders with tags and colors' and is a very popular Note-taking tool in the file management category. There are more than 100 alternatives to TagSpaces for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Obsidian. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try CherryTree or NoteLedge. Other great apps like TagSpaces are Notion, Trilium Notes, Zim and Cryptee.

TagSpaces alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Todo List Managers or Task Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of TagSpaces.
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  1. Obsidian icon

    Obsidian

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    • iPad
    155 alternatives to Obsidian 

    Powerful knowledge base that works on top of a local folder of plain text Markdown files.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownObsidian supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Works OfflineObsidian can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Obsidian without registration.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsObsidian can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  Dark ModeObsidian supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  No TrackingObsidian will not track you or use your personal data.
    7.  PortableObsidian can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    8.  Calendar ViewObsidian has a built-in calendar view to have a clear overview of your content over time.
    9.  LightweightObsidian consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    tkcqufjjsxiimgdstv

    Obsidian is a Note-taking app. Tag spaces is like a reference manager for files. Alternatives would be either Eagle or Allusion

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    Guest

    Obsidian is a personal knowledge management tool focused on linking ideas via text while TagSpaces is more of a document manager with tagging capabilities

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    edwincastillo

    Obsidian is for saving notes and knowledge. Tagspaces is primarily a file manager, with some note taking features

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    sbarras

    Obsidian is PKM solution, TagSpace if a file tagging solution.

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  2. Notion icon

    Notion

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    • Online
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    • iPhone
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    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    424 alternatives to Notion 

    With so many tools, it's hard to keep everyone on the same page. Notion is a new tool that unifies them all.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownNotion supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Kanban BoardNotion allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    3.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Notion simultaneously.
    4.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Notion.
    5.  Support for LaTeXNotion supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    6.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Notion.
    7.  Support for @mentionsNotion supports the use of mentions through @ to a particular user, who will be notified personally.
    8.  Syntax HighlightingNotion supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Guest

    Notion isn't a "File Explorer" type app. But is for sure a awesome application.

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  3. CherryTree icon

    CherryTree

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    493 alternatives to CherryTree 

    A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.

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    1.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with CherryTree.
    2.  Syntax HighlightingCherryTree supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    3.  Support for MarkDownCherryTree supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    4.  Code FormattingCherryTree supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    5.  PortableCherryTree can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    CherryTree vs TagSpaces opinions
    This alternative is disputed. CherryTree is still a legitimate alternative to TagSpaces, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    kris1

    Cherry tree is a note taking app. Tagspaces is a tag-based file organizer.

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    Guest

    It's not a tagging program.

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    allthenews

    It is NOT an offline document manager with tagging support.

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    Guest

    Is not that they are dissimilar ... they are not even in the same ballpark!!! CherryTree is Onenote with a simpler look, and other features. Tagspaces is uncommon, and tags files and folders (the closest I've seen is directory opus with "descript.ion" files.

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  4. NoteLedge icon

    NoteLedge

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    355 alternatives to NoteLedge 

    Capture inspiration from Pinterest, YouTube or web pages, organize ideas in one place and add your notes. Make mood boards or quick sketches to visualize and present ideas!.

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    1.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with NoteLedge.
    2.  PortableNoteLedge can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Handwritten NotesNoteLedge supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    4.  Video ImportYou can import external video material into NoteLedge.
    5.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    allthenews

    It is NOT a document manager with tagging support.

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    Guest

    TagSpaces is not a note-taking app. It's a file tagging app. Completely unrelated.

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  5. Trilium Notes icon

    Trilium Notes

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    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Cloudron
    • Firefox
    356 alternatives to Trilium Notes 

    Trilium Notes is a hierarchical note taking application.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionTrilium Notes has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Trilium Notes.
    4.  No TrackingTrilium Notes will not track you or use your personal data.
    5.  Dark ModeTrilium Notes supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    allthenews

    It is NOT a document manager with tagging support.

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  6. Zim icon

    Zim

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    299 alternatives to Zim 

    Zim brings the concept of a wiki to your desktop. Store information, link pages and edit with WYSISYG markup or directly typing some lightweight markup syntax and see it previewed as-you-type. Creating a new page is easy by either clicking on the "Create new note"...

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    1.  Works OfflineZim can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Zim.
    3.  WYSIWYG SupportZim integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    4.  PortableZim can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  File VersioningZim has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    6.  LightweightZim consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Zim vs TagSpaces opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Zim is still a legitimate alternative to TagSpaces, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    Buster_Blue

    Zim is about making a web of text files by linking them together, not tagging files for organization.

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    allthenews

    It is NOT a document manager with tagging support.

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    Guest

    Stores notes and files in a transparent filesystem hiererchy, which can be easily browsed and used by hand when Zim is not available.

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    Guest

    no about file tagging, only text

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  7. Cryptee icon

    Cryptee

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    • Online
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    • Google Chrome
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    449 alternatives to Cryptee 

    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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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionCryptee has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Privacy focusedCryptee is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Support for MarkDownCryptee supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    AppFlowy

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    • Rust
    383 alternatives to AppFlowy 

    AppFlowy is an open source alternative to Notion. You are in charge of your data and customizations.

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    1.  Privacy focusedAppFlowy is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Kanban BoardAppFlowy allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    3.  Works OfflineAppFlowy can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Dark ModeAppFlowy supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Polar

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    • Electron / Atom Shell
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    70 alternatives to Polar 

    Polar is a powerful desktop app for managing all your web content, books, and notes. Polar keeps all your content in one place, supports tagging, annotation, highlighting and keeps track of your reading progress.

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    1.  PDF annotationPolar support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Built-in viewerPolar shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    Captured HTML content available for offline viewing at any time.
    Document repository for tagging and managing your documents.
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    Tabbles

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    • Google Chrome
    • Outlook
    31 alternatives to Tabbles 

    Tag files, along with your peers to organize and find them. Works on local or network drives and in the Cloud. Tabbles features collaborative tagging, auto-tagging rules, an Outlook Plugin, a Chrome extension and is well integrated with Windows,.

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    1.  File TaggingTabbles can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    2.  PortableTabbles can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with Tabbles.
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    Almost everyone thinks Tabbles is a great alternative to TagSpaces.
    francescostefani

    with DB, instant, quick search shortcut

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    OoooooOooOoo

    It does exactly the same things. It tries to solve the same problem. All the other alternatives are different type of software.

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