Zim Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Zim for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Zim and loads of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Zim are Standard Notes (Freemium, Open Source), Google Keep (Free), Obsidian (Free Personal) and Simplenote (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 21, 2021

    1. Terminal Velocity is a fast, cross-platform (pip installable) note-taking application for the UNIX terminal, it’s a clone of the OS X app Notational Velocity that runs in a terminal and uses your $EDITOR.
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    2. Flashnote is a quick notes manager created for such cases. When you need a rough copy to save or to process some pieces of a text, Flashnote is small, quick and convenient. Press the shortcut-key combination and a rough copy is on the screen in a flash of a second.


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      The little personal wiki. Scribbleton is your own personal wiki, where you can store everything from quick notes, to detailed checklists for work, to the outline for that next bestseller novel.
    3. Vimwiki is a personal wiki for Vim -- a number of linked text files that have their own syntax highlighting.
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    4. Hierarchical notebook done in portable HTML (JS, CSS and images are embedded) User data is saved in the main document too. Tested under Firefox, SeaMonkey, Palemoon and Chrome.
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    5. Rebel aims to provide you a distraction-free note taking experience. Focus more on writing and less on formatting and saving. As you write your note, Rebel will format it based on your markdown syntax.
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    6. Privacy oriented, without vendor lock in note organizer, todo list desktop application. Work offline with text, markdown and pdf files.
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    7. Fast and portable note editor. Supports: Mardown format, HTML previews, tagging, favorites, searching, Dropbox and Google Drive synchronization, embedded photos.
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    8. Easy to create. Easy to understand. With Hypernotes you can finally express your knowledge in a natural way – easy to create, easy to expand, and – maybe most importantly – easy for others to understand. Stop writing notes. Start creating knowledge.
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      Tiddly Research Tiddly Research is a distribution of TiddlyWiki5 that includes the following plugins and tweaks: Context Plugin: visual highlight for search results Krystal: horizontal view Notebook: custom dark theme preview: tiddler preview when hovering internal...
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