xournal Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to xournal 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 25 alternatives to xournal and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to xournal are Foxit Reader (Free Personal), Xournal++ (Free, Open Source), Notezilla (Paid) and Stylus Labs Write (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 21, 2021

    1. Notetaking and blackboard replacement application. Inspired by Xournal. Written in C++/Qt for Linux / Windows. It has the ability to annotate PDF files and has a few other options (e.g. markdown support).
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    2. Bamboo Paper, a seriously fun new app from Wacom, provides you with the ability to create virtual notebooks for your tablet, letting you share your ideas visually with handwritten notes, sketches or doodles.
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    3. GloboNote is a free and easy to use desktop note taking application. It helps you to create to-do lists, reminders and other notes in one place. There is no limit in the number of sticky notes you can create.
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    4. Have you ever needed to remember something real important but had no way to? Catzware introduces Simple Notes, a program which allows you to make up to five notes and keep them open on your desktop all at the same time so you never forget anything again!
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    5. Delphinus Notes is a freeware program designed to keep and manage notes. It contains simple notepad, calendar (with week schedule) and expenditure management module. All data can be encrypted and program can be protected by the password.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.0.4.4, released in September 2012, can be still downloaded from Download.com



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Dark Mode PDF reader.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      KNote is an easy to use wiki-like note taking program with built in file management and blogging capabilities.

      Discontinued

      Last updated in 2013 - still available for download.

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