The Guide Alternatives

    The Guide is described as 'two-pane outliner - a program that allows you to arrange text notes in a tree-like structure. It supports formatted text, exporting to RTF and hyperlinks (both internal and external)' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to The Guide for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like The Guide are Standard Notes (Freemium, Open Source), Google Keep (Free), Microsoft OneNote (Freemium) and Evernote (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Aug 18, 2021

    1. Joplin is a free, open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organised into notebooks. The notes are searchable, can be copied, tagged and modified either from the applications directly or from your own text editor.
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    2. Standard Notes is a simple and private notes app. It allows you to write and sync your notes across all your devices, including your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and web browser.
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    3. Google Keep is a service provided by Google which integrates note-taking and web surfing.
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    4. 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.
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    5. 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.
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    6. A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.
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      CherryTree vs The Guide opinions
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      It has (first test) all features as 'The Guide' but can also export/print images in the page (was a bug?!).
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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    7. 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.
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    8. 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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    9. Whether it's bookmarks or passwords, files or shopping lists...Turtl organizes it all and makes it easy to find later. Sync across your devices. Leave nothing behind.

      Discontinued

      The project doesn't seem to be actively developed anymore. Last updates was in 2019.

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