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TaskPaper Alternatives for Windows

TaskPaper is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Simplenote, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to TaskPaper and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to TaskPaper are Todoist, Dynalist, Wekan and Org mode.

TaskPaper alternatives are mainly Todo List Managers but may also be Task Management Tools or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of TaskPaper.
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Make lists and get organized. TaskPaper is a plain text to-do list that’s surprisingly adept.

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  1. Made by the company behind WordPress, Simplenote enables users to take notes, lists, and ideas. These notes are stored on the cloud and are accessible across multiple devices.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownSimplenote supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ File VersioningSimplenote has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchSimplenote lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    ⚫︎ Sync Across DevicesSimplenote can sync your data across devices like your phone, desktop and tablet
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    Todoist

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Google Chrome
    • Microsoft Office Outlook
    • Android Wear
    • Safari
    • Gmail
    • Firefox

    To-do list and task manager.

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    Does not work with simple text files in the taskpaper format! That is the main draw of taskpaper over any other task manager.

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  3. Dynalist is a web app that lets you break down and organize your thoughts in the format of lists.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownDynalist supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXDynalist supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeDynalist supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Dynalist.
    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchDynalist lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    ⚫︎ Sync with Google CalendarDynalist can be synchronized with Google Calendar
    ⚫︎ Sync Across DevicesDynalist can sync your data across devices like your phone, desktop and tablet
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Dynalist simultaneously.
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    Wekan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • Self-Hosted
    • Sandstorm.io
    • UberSpace
    • Cloudron

    Wekan, formerly LibreBoard, is an open-source and collaborative Trello -like kanban board application.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Wekan simultaneously.
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  5. Org-mode is for keeping notes, maintaining ToDo lists, doing project planning, and authoring with a fast and effective plain-text system.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableOrg mode is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Task Time TrackingKeep a record of time spent on a task with Org mode.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsOrg mode can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedOrg mode is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ LightweightOrg mode consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Org mode.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceOrg mode either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ PortableOrg mode can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    it is very similar but it uses emacs application

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  6. The smart to-do app for busy people.

    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchRemember The Milk lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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    Remember The Milk vs TaskPaper opinions
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    Taskpaper first an foremost is about minimalist text-encoded tasks that are in a local text file. RTM is an online task management system with a significant UI and a database that is by no means legible.

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  7. Marvin incorporates principles from behavioral psychology to help you beat procrastination, feel in control and finish your todo list. Marvin is specifically designed to help you get your tasks done and not just store them.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableAmazing Marvin is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in Amazing Marvin to stay focused and productive.
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    Taskade

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • PlayBook
    • Apple Watch
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Android Wear
    • React
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Safari
    • Kindle Fire
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Firefox OS
    • Gmail
    • Install Chrome Extensions
    • Brave
    • Google Chrome to Phone
    • Firefox

    Create task lists, mind maps, kanban boards, outline notes, and video chat, all in one unified workspace. Taskade is a real-time organization and collaboration tool for getting work done, faster & smarter. Taskade is free, simple, flexible, and fun!.

    ⚫︎ Sync with Google CalendarTaskade can be synchronized with Google Calendar
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Taskade without registration.
    ⚫︎ LightweightTaskade consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Taskade simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Goal TrackingTaskade can be used for tracking progress toward personal or business goals.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableTaskade is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Taskade.
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  9. Notezilla is the leading sticky notes app for Windows, Android, iPhone/iPad and the web. Set reminders to sticky notes, Pin sticky notes, attach them to websites, docs & folders, sync between PCs and other devices, organize using folders and tags.

    ⚫︎ Works OfflineNotezilla can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownNotezilla supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Notezilla.
    ⚫︎ LightweightNotezilla consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Notezilla simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Sync Across DevicesNotezilla can sync your data across devices like your phone, desktop and tablet
    ⚫︎ Goal TrackingNotezilla can be used for tracking progress toward personal or business goals.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Similar to TaskPaper, Notezilla can also help in maintining to do list as it is a sticky notes app. It also supports bullets and outlining like TaskPaper.

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  10. ToDoList is software in the category of Task Management, Project Management, Productivity, “Getting Things Done” (GTD), Scheduling, and Collaboration.

    ⚫︎ PortableToDoList can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in ToDoList without registration.
    ⚫︎ LightweightToDoList consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ File VersioningToDoList has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
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