WebNotes Alternatives

    WebNotes is described as 'Online Research Tool - Annotate PDFs and web pages with highlights and sticky notes, organize your research, and share it with others' and is an website in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to WebNotes, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux and Google Chrome. The best alternative is Zotero, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to WebNotes are Diigo (Freemium), Notezilla (Paid), ScrapBook (Free, Open Source) and BibSonomy (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 7, 2021

    1. Zotero is a free, easy-to-use Firefox/Chrome extension or standalone program to help you collect, organize, manage, search and cite your research sources directly in your favourite word processor, with 300 MB free online storage.
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    2. Better reading and research with annotations, highlighter, sticky notes, archiving, bookmarking and more.
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    3. Notezilla is the leading sticky notes app for Windows, Android, iPhone/iPad and the web. Set reminders to sticky notes, Pin sticky notes, attach them to websites, docs & folders, sync between PCs and other devices, organize using folders and tags.
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    4. ScrapBook is a Firefox extension, which helps you to save Web pages and manage the collection. Key features are lightness, speed, accuracy and multi-language support.

      Discontinued

      The extension is not compatible with Firefox 57. It still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox

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    5. BibSonomy is a system for sharing bookmarks and lists of literature (BibTex format).


      • FreemiumProprietary
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      scrible lets you highlight and annotate web pages and easily save, share and collaborate on your web research with others. Smarter Web reading & research. Annotate, bookmark, save, manage & share online articles.
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    6. Cloud-based PDF viewer and annotation tool for your browser. Perfect for Chromebook 1:1 schools. View, export, print and share your PDF files straight from your browser. Kami works on all browsers and works best with Google Chrome.
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    7. Skloog is a simple but powerful bookmark manager, that lets you organize your links by tag and category.
      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Google Chrome
      PageArchiver (previously called "Scrapbook for SingleFile") is a Chrome extension that helps you to archive web pages for offline reading.

      Discontinued

      Latest commit on May 5, 2013. See https://github.com/gildas-lormeau/Scrapbook-for-SingleFile

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Scientilla is a new approach to give the scientific community an open, free, accurate, tidy and up-to-date production reporting solution. Scientilla is peer-to-peer (P2P) software which combines the concepts of Social Collaboration, Open Source and Open Data.
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