wikidPad Alternatives

    wikidPad is described as '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' and is a well-known app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to wikidPad for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like wikidPad are Standard Notes (Freemium, Open Source), Obsidian (Free Personal), Google Keep (Free) and Microsoft OneNote (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 30, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. Standard Notes is a simple and private notes app. It allows you to write and sync your notes across all your devices, including your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and web browser.
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    3. A second brain, for you, forever. The human brain is non-linear: we jump from idea to idea, all the time. Your second brain should work the same.
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      Obsidian vs wikidPad opinions
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      Aammppaa Does everything that Wikidpad can do, and so much more. Modern, versatile, with a fabulous community.
      Positive comment 9 days ago

    4. Google Keep is a service provided by Google which integrates note-taking and web surfing.
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    5. 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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      Microsoft OneNote vs wikidPad opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Microsoft OneNote is still a legitimate alternative to wikidPad, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      jensenw2 Has both internal and external linking, many types of content that can be inserted, good note organization, tables, and formatting, and easy to use, as it is WYSIWYG.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      iwanaanderson Locked-in data. Links in OneNote are a pain. No advanced search options.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago


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      Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.
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      Evernote vs wikidPad opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Evernote is still a legitimate alternative to wikidPad, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      AntiGremlin Linking between notes is a pain
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

    6. Made by the company behind WordPress, Simplenote enables users to take notes, lists, and ideas. These notes are stored on the cloud and are accessible across multiple devices.
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    7. A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.
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    8. 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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      Most users think Zim is a great alternative to wikidPad.
    9. 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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