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    Zavala Alternatives

    Zavala is described as 'modern take on a traditional outliner. It supports all the things you want in a Mac app like multiple windows, keyboard shortcuts, a customizable toolbar, and a full menu bar' and is a Note-taking Tool in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Zavala for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, iPhone and Linux. The best alternative is Notion, which is free. Other great apps like Zavala are CherryTree (Free, Open Source), WorkFlowy (Freemium), Manuskript (Free, Open Source) and Dynalist (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Nov 16, 2021

    1. With so many tools, it's hard to keep everyone on the same page. Notion is a new tool that unifies them all. It's like Google Docs, but everything is organized and discoverable by your team. Real collaboration in real-time.
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    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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    3. Workflowy lets you organise your brain into easily manageable lists. It also works as a single-pane outliner with inline notes. It offers one-click hoisting (zooming into branches). The online version syncs with mobile apps.
    4. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc. Outliner Organize your thoughts and snippets in a hierarchical manner. Organize them as you wish, reorganize them on the go.
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    5. Dynalist is a web app that lets you break down and organize your thoughts in the format of lists.
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    6. Org-mode is for keeping notes, maintaining ToDo lists, doing project planning, and authoring with a fast and effective plain-text system.
    7. Working on a project, researching a topic or writing an article? Walling makes it easy to break down your ideas, refine them and visually organize them.
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    8. You can keep notebooks stored in plain-text and have them synchronized with a directory on your mobile device, SD card, Dropbox, or over WebDAV.
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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.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in November 2018, and various links are dead on their website.

    10. Legend (formerly Moo.do) is a notepad, a to-do list, and an outliner, but with advanced features that make the cloud-based application much more useful than any of those tools would be on their own.
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