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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 TiddlyWiki, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TiddlyDesktop are Zim, wikidPad, SlimWiki and ATWiki.

TiddlyDesktop alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Todo List Managers or CMS Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of TiddlyDesktop.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • node-webkit
  • TiddlyWiki

TiddlyDesktop is a special purpose web browser for working with locally stored TiddlyWiki.

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  1. 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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableTiddlyWiki is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownTiddlyWiki supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ PortableTiddlyWiki can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. 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.

    ⚫︎ Works OfflineZim can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Zim.
    ⚫︎ PortableZim can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ File VersioningZim has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ LightweightZim consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    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.

    ⚫︎ Works OfflinewikidPad can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Discontinued

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

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    SlimWiki

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    SlimWiki is an easy to use Wiki / knowledge sharing platform for teams with a beautifully simple editing experience.

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    ATWiki

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    TiddlyWiki for Windows. A unique non-linear notebook for capturing, organising and sharing complex information.

    ⚫︎ PortableATWiki can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  6. MarkWiki

    • 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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownMarkWiki supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Discontinued

    MarkWiki is unmaintained since January 2017 according to the GitHub repo

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