TiddlyDesktop Alternatives

    TiddlyDesktop is described as 'special purpose web browser for working with locally stored TiddlyWiki' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are six alternatives to TiddlyDesktop for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Zim, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TiddlyDesktop are TiddlyWiki (Free, Open Source), wikidPad (Free, Open Source), SlimWiki (Freemium) and ATWiki (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 18, 2017

    1. 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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    2. TiddlyWiki is a single html file with all the characteristics of a wiki - including all of the functionality (including editing, saving, tagging and searching) and the style sheet.

    3. wikidPad is a Wiki-like notebook for storing your thoughts, ideas, todo lists, contacts, or anything else you can think of to write down. What makes wikidPad different from other notepad applications is the ease with which you can cross-link your information.


      Last update was in November 2018, and various links are dead on their website.

    4. SlimWiki is an easy to use knowledge sharing platform for teams. With a beautifully simple editing experience, including easy management of images, videos and attachments, your team will be able to quickly share knowledge like never before.
    5. TiddlyWiki for Windows. A unique non-linear notebook for capturing, organising and sharing complex information. ATWiki is an independent project of TiddlyWiki.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      MarkWiki aims to be dead simple. MarkWiki was born out of frustration with bad documentation tools behind a company firewall that were too complex. You should consider MarkWiki if you: Need something working fast.


      MarkWiki is unmaintained since January 2017 according to the GitHub repo

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