TreePad Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to TreePad for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Microsoft OneNote, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to TreePad and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to TreePad are CherryTree (Free, Open Source), Zim (Free, Open Source), NoteLedge (Paid) and TiddlyWiki (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 2, 2021

    1. Microsoft OneNote, part of the Microsoft Office Suite, is a digital notebook application that gives people one place to gather notes and information.
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      Some users think Microsoft OneNote is a great alternative to TreePad, some don't.
    2. A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.
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      CherryTree vs TreePad opinions
      Almost everyone thinks CherryTree is a great alternative to TreePad.
      the import was good format is the same it works the same way very fast to find and add notes
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      Hierarchical organization, imports treepad files (.hjt), so I am able to work immediately with my treepad files.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      can import treepad (hjt) files supports utf8 encoding
      Positive comment about 5 years ago


    3. 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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      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 about 4 years ago

    4. NoteLedge is a digital notepad that comes with powerful multimedia tools for creating notes and presenting works straight from a smart device.
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    5. 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.
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      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 about 1 year ago


    6. Online Notebook application: Zoho Notebook lets you combine text, images, audio, video, RSS feeds, documents and much more.
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      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. Save anything. Access it anywhere. Share with anyone.
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    7. CintaNotes is an ultra-ergonomic, productivity-boosting notetaking app for Windows. It will help you collect, organize, and find any information.
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    8. A simple but effective way to keep on top of your tasks, 10 languages. ToDoList is a rare form of task management tool, one that allows you to repeatedly sub-divide your tasks into more manageable pieces whilst still presenting a clean and intuitive user experience.
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    9. 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.

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