TotesNotes is described as 'I was tired of always having to start a new instance of notepad to take a note of something during my busy work day. All the other note applications seem very bulky and didn't really work with the fast pace that I work at' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to TotesNotes for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, Online / Web-based and Mac. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TotesNotes are Standard Notes (Freemium, Open Source), Google Keep (Free), Microsoft OneNote (Freemium) and Evernote (Freemium).
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.