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    The Archive Alternatives

    The Archive is described as 'Fast & clean-looking note-taking app for macOS that helps writers write and think more' and is a Note-taking tool in the news & books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to The Archive for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Microsoft OneNote, which is free. Other great apps like The Archive are Evernote, Typora, Zettlr and Roam Research.

    The Archive is mainly a Note-taking Tool but alternatives to it may also be Todo List Managers or Text Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of The Archive.
    This page was last updated Mar 6, 2022
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    Fast & clean-looking note-taking app for macOS that helps writers write and think more.
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    1. Microsoft OneNote, part of the Microsoft Office Suite, is a digital notebook application that gives people one place to gather notes and information.
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      Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.

    2. Typora will give you a seamless experience as both a reader and a writer. It removes the preview window, mode switcher, syntax symbols of markdown source code, and all other unnecessary distractions.
      Typora vs The Archive opinions
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      Markdown editor only. Doesn't support relationships between notes.
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

    3. Zettlr is a supercharged markdown editor that combines many writing editor features and collect them in one application. It aims at speeding up your workflow and help you write without any interruptions.
    4. As easy to use as a word document or bulleted list, and as powerful for finding, collecting, and connecting related ideas as a graph database. Collaborate with others in real time, or store all your data locally.

    5. 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.
    6. DEVONthink is a solution to the digital age conundrum. It is your second brain, the one and only database for all your digital files, be they PDFs, emails, Word docs or even multimedia files.
    7. nvALT is a fork of the original Notational Velocity with some additional features and interface modifications by Brett Terpstra and ElasticThreads.
    8. Notational Velocity is a mouseless application for storing and retrieving notes.
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