AlternativeTo Logo

TreePad Alternatives for Mac

TreePad is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Microsoft OneNote, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to TreePad and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to TreePad are CherryTree, Zim, TiddlyWiki and NoteLedge.

TreePad alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Todo List Managers or Task Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of TreePad.
This page was last updated
TreePad iconTreePad
  30
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Wine
  • Raspberry Pi

A free and lightweight outliner, only 465KB in size. It allows you to store all your notes, emails, texts, hyperlinks, etc....

Learn more about TreePad

  1. Microsoft OneNote icon

    Microsoft OneNote

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear
    • Kindle Fire
    464 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...

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    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.
    Screenshot
    Screenshot
    Microsoft OneNote vs TreePad opinions
    Some users think Microsoft OneNote is a great alternative to TreePad, some don't.
  2. CherryTree icon

    CherryTree

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

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

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    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.
    Screenshot
    Screenshot
    Screenshot
    CherryTree vs TreePad opinions
    Almost everyone thinks CherryTree is a great alternative to TreePad.
    Guest

    can import treepad (hjt) files supports utf8 encoding

    Positive comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.   
    -3
    Guest

    the import was good format is the same it works the same way very fast to find and add notes

    Positive comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.   
    0
    Guest

    Hierarchical organization, imports treepad files (.hjt), so I am able to work immediately with my treepad files.

    Positive comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.   
    0


  3. Zim icon

    Zim

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    294 alternatives to Zim 

    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. Creating a new page is easy by either clicking on the "Create new note"...

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Works OfflineZim can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Zim.
    3.  WYSIWYG SupportZim integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    4.  PortableZim can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  File VersioningZim has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    6.  LightweightZim consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Screenshot
    Graphviz graph using Diagram plugin
    Formatting options available
    Zim vs TreePad opinions
    Most users think Zim is a great alternative to TreePad.
    snshepherd

    It has similar features, is extensible through plugins and is completely free. =)

    Positive comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.   
    -3
  4. TiddlyWiki icon

    TiddlyWiki

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Xfce
    • RemoteStorage
    134 alternatives to TiddlyWiki 

    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. Because its a single file, its very portable - you can email it, put it on a web server or share...

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Support for MarkDownTiddlyWiki supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  PortableTiddlyWiki can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Screenshot
    TiddlyWiki vs TreePad opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    Guest

    I actually moved from TreePad to Tiddlywiki looking for more customisability and industry standards. However I Still value TreePad although not using it, it was my gateway to self designer Get things done system.

    Positive comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.   
    0
  5. NoteLedge icon

    NoteLedge

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    353 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!.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    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.
    Screenshot
    Screenshot


  6. Zoho Notebook icon

    Zoho Notebook

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Apple Watch
    344 alternatives to Zoho Notebook 

    Online Notebook application: Zoho Notebook lets you combine text, images, audio, video, RSS feeds, documents and much more. Online Collaboration: You can share a single image or selection of text from a page rather than the whole document, giving the author absolute control over...

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Zoho Notebook.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Works OfflineZoho Notebook can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Two-factor AuthenticationZoho Notebook supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    Screenshot
    Screenshot
  7. Nimbus Note icon

    Nimbus Note

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Android Tablet
    204 alternatives to Nimbus Note 

    A productivity and task management tool appropriate for both individuals and businesses. With Nimbus Note users can create notes and to-do lists, share them with others, and archive important data.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Nimbus Note.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Works OfflineNimbus Note can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    5.  Dark ModeNimbus Note supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Nimbus Note using IFTTT.
    7.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Nimbus Note simultaneously.
    Screenshot
    Screenshot
  8. Notesnook icon

    Notesnook

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    167 alternatives to Notesnook 

    Notesnook is a simple and cross-platform private notes app that keeps your notes organized and synced on your phone, tablet and computer. Take notes, capture ideas, create to-do lists, keep a journal, write your assignments and manage projects, we have got you covered.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Works OfflineNotesnook can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Support for MarkDownNotesnook supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  Privacy focusedNotesnook is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  Dark ModeNotesnook supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  End-to-End EncryptionNotesnook has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    Screenshot
    Screenshot
  9. wikidPad icon

    wikidPad

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    249 alternatives to wikidPad 

    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.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Works OfflinewikidPad can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    Discontinued

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

    Screenshot
  10. WizNote icon

    WizNote

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    310 alternatives to WizNote 

    WizNote is a Note software, which is especially designed for Internet users and mobile Internet users. WizNote focuses more on notes of rapid collection, management, reading and sharing. WizNote is smaller, more stable, and more suitable for computers, phones and mobile devices.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Support for MarkDownWizNote supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Sync with Google CalendarWizNote can be synchronized with Google Calendar
    3.  Works OfflineWizNote can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  PortableWizNote can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  Calendar IntegrationWizNote lets you sync your tasks and events with your calendar application.
    6.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    7.  Handwritten NotesWizNote supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    Screenshot
    Screenshot
Showing 10 of 30 alternatives
AlternativeTo