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Terminal Velocity Alternatives

Terminal Velocity is described as 'fast, cross-platform (pip installable) note-taking application for the UNIX terminal, it’s a clone of the OS X app Notational Velocity that runs in a terminal and uses your $EDITOR' and is a Note-taking tool in the office & productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Terminal Velocity for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is Zim, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Terminal Velocity are Trilium Notes, Tomboy, nvALT and Notational Velocity.

Terminal Velocity 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 Terminal Velocity.
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    Zim

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    295 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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    Trilium Notes

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    • Cloudron
    • Firefox
    353 alternatives to Trilium Notes 

    Trilium Notes is a hierarchical note taking application.

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

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    251 alternatives to Tomboy 

    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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    1.  Works OfflineTomboy can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    nvALT

    • Mac
    166 alternatives to nvALT 

    nvALT is a fork of the original Notational Velocity with some additional features and interface modifications by Brett Terpstra and ElasticThreads.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownnvALT supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Notational Velocity

    247 alternatives to Notational Velocity 

    Notational Velocity is a mouseless application for storing and retrieving notes.

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    Hyperdraft

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    • RemoteStorage
    226 alternatives to Hyperdraft 

    Turn your notes into a website.

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    1.  Works OfflineHyperdraft can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Privacy focusedHyperdraft is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  Ad-freeHyperdraft doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Support for MarkDownHyperdraft supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    nvPY

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    124 alternatives to nvPY 

    nvPY is a note-taking tool inspired by Notational Velocity, nvALT and ResophNotes. It syncs with simplenote, and runs on Linux, Windows and OSX.

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    Boostnote

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    • Online
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    330 alternatives to Boostnote 

    An intuitive and stylish markdown note app for developers. It's fully open-source.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownBoostnote supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Syntax HighlightingBoostnote supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    3.  Works OfflineBoostnote can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    5.  Support for LaTeXBoostnote supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    Quiver

    • Mac
    299 alternatives to Quiver 

    Quiver is a notebook built for programmers. It lets you easily mix text, code and Markdown within one note, edit code with an awesome code editor, live preview Markdown and LaTeX cells, and find any note instantly via the full-text search.

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    1.  Syntax HighlightingQuiver supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    2.  Support for MarkDownQuiver supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    4.  Support for LaTeXQuiver supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    5.  Full-Text SearchQuiver lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    6.  Code FormattingQuiver supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
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    vim-pad

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    303 alternatives to vim-pad 

    a quick notetaking plugin. Contribute to fmoralesc/vim-pad development by creating an account on GitHub.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/Extensionsvim-pad can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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