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Tinderbox Alternatives

Tinderbox is described as 'personal content assistant that helps you visualize, analyze, and share your notes' and is a Note-taking tool in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Tinderbox for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPad and iPhone. The best alternative is Obsidian. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Microsoft OneNote or Zettlr. Other great apps like Tinderbox are CherryTree, NoteLedge, Freeplane and TagSpaces.

Tinderbox alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Todo List Managers or Mind Mapping Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Tinderbox.
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  1. Obsidian icon

    Obsidian

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    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    154 alternatives to Obsidian 

    Powerful knowledge base that works on top of a local folder of plain text Markdown files.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownObsidian supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Works OfflineObsidian can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Obsidian without registration.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsObsidian can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  Dark ModeObsidian supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  No TrackingObsidian will not track you or use your personal data.
    7.  PortableObsidian can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    8.  Calendar ViewObsidian has a built-in calendar view to have a clear overview of your content over time.
    9.  LightweightObsidian consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  2. Microsoft OneNote icon

    Microsoft OneNote

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear
    • Kindle Fire
    468 alternatives to Microsoft OneNote 

    Microsoft OneNote, part of the Microsoft Office Suite, is a digital notebook application that gives people one place to gather notes and information. It also offers shared notebooks, syncing between multiple computers and devices via Windows...

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    1.  Handwritten NotesMicrosoft OneNote supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    2.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Microsoft OneNote.
    3.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Microsoft OneNote.
    4.  Works OfflineMicrosoft OneNote can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    5.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    6.  Pressure SensitivityMicrosoft OneNote can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    7.  Dark ModeMicrosoft OneNote supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    8.  SubtasksMicrosoft OneNote allows you to create and manage tasks inside of a parent-main task.
    9.  WYSIWYG SupportMicrosoft OneNote integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
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    Zettlr

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    117 alternatives to Zettlr 

    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.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownZettlr supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  File TaggingZettlr can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    3.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    4.  Dark ModeZettlr supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  LightweightZettlr consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    6.  Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in Zettlr to stay focused and productive.
    7.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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  4. CherryTree icon

    CherryTree

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • Mac
    494 alternatives to CherryTree 

    A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.

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    1.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with CherryTree.
    2.  Syntax HighlightingCherryTree supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    3.  Support for MarkDownCherryTree supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    4.  Code FormattingCherryTree supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    5.  PortableCherryTree can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    NoteLedge

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    355 alternatives to NoteLedge 

    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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    1.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with NoteLedge.
    2.  PortableNoteLedge can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Handwritten NotesNoteLedge supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    4.  Video ImportYou can import external video material into NoteLedge.
    5.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Freeplane

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Java
    75 alternatives to Freeplane 

    Freeplane is a powerful and free software for building mind maps. It is a redesigned version of the well known FreeMind , and is created by one of FreeMind's key developers.

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    1.  Support for scriptingFreeplane supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  PortableFreeplane can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Works OfflineFreeplane can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Freeplane.
    5.  Support for LaTeXFreeplane supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    it's free, it has node to node linking, it allows for images in the nodes. etc.

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    TagSpaces

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    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    128 alternatives to TagSpaces 

    TagSpaces is privacy aware, cross-platform file browser with note-taking capabilities. It helps you organize your files and folders with tags and colors.

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    1.  File TaggingTagSpaces can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    2.  PortableTagSpaces can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with TagSpaces.
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in TagSpaces without registration.
    5.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with TagSpaces.
    6.  Privacy focusedTagSpaces is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    7.  Support for MarkDownTagSpaces supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    8.  Works OfflineTagSpaces can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    9.  Kanban BoardTagSpaces allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    Cross-platform file tagging
    Presenting folders as Kanban boards
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    Dendron

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    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Visual Studio Code
    214 alternatives to Dendron 

    Dendron is an open-source, local-first, markdown-based, note-taking tool built on top of VSCode. It supports all the usual features you would expect like tagging, backlinks, a graph view, split panes, and so forth.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownDendron supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Dendron.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDendron can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Privacy focusedDendron is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    TheBrain

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    • Online
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    131 alternatives to TheBrain 

    TheBrain helps you organize all your Web pages, contacts, documents, emails and files in a context-driven visual map.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  PortableTheBrain can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Milanote

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    • Online
    • Android
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    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    373 alternatives to Milanote 

    Milanote is an easy-to-use tool to organize your ideas and projects into visual boards.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Milanote simultaneously.
    2.  Kanban BoardMilanote allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
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