Xpad Alternatives

    Xpad is described as 'sticky note application for jotting down things to remember' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Xpad for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Linux, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Xpad are Standard Notes (Freemium, Open Source), Evernote (Freemium), CherryTree (Free, Open Source) and Zoho Notebook (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated May 10, 2021

    1. Quickly and easily access your Simplenote account from your OS X dashboard. Stay organized with no effort. Let your notes automatically sync between multiple devices.
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    2. An android app for writing and storing AES-128 encrypted notes. Supports notes, checklists and even spreadsheets. It is the only app in play store offering multiple security options like password protection, pattern lock and pin lock.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      Full featured Simplenote syncing plain text notepad. A full featured Simplenote syncing notepad application. Keep your notes synced between your phone and your computer.
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    3. Built-in quick note: save ideas, contacts, interesting facts With Exstora, you can write down a thought that comes to your mind as soon as possible. To create a new note, just double-click next to the corresponding section.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.9, released in May 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    4. Swiftnotes is a note taking app that takes simplicity and speed to a whole new level.

      Discontinued

      This project is no longer maintained. Last version, 3.1.4, released in April 2017, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Android
      Take simple text notes. You can put them into folders to create your own quick, easy and robust file structure.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A free, minimalist java-based note taking program. It is designed to take advantage of your brain's instinctive categorisation of ideas. It works on all major desktop operating systems.
    5. NotesHolder lets you quickly type in any piece of information so that you can easily find it when you need, read it or print it out for your convenience. This is the most effective way to store all your notes without cluttering up your desk with post it notes / sticky notes.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last free version, 2.3 build 148, released on May 18, 2010, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine

    6. 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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    7. I was tired of always having to start a new instance of notepad to take a note of something during my busy work day. All the other note applications seem very bulky and didn't really work with the fast pace that I work at. So... I made TotesNotes!.
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