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Bear is a beautiful, flexible writing app for crafting notes and prose. It works on iPhone, iPad, and Mac, so you can write wherever inspiration strikes.

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  • Notion 1.0 Web + Mac App

    Docs, wikis, tasks – a minimal & unified workspace for teams

    I wanted to deploy confluence and thought this was just a mac app but boy was I wrong. I don't think I'll ever use confluence again

  • Evernote Web - Oct 2014

    Note taking gets even simpler

    Have always needed a note taking app that is not just saving pages in a grid or list view but actually organises them into notebooks & i…

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  • Left

    8 reviews

    Left is a distraction-free, minimal note-taking tool for Windows, macOS, and Linux.

    Beautiful simple text editor, perfect for quick scribbling (eg. blog post ideas and the like)

  • Agenda

    3 reviews

    Agenda is a date-focused note taking app for planning and documenting your projects. With its unique timeline, Agenda gives you a complete picture of past, present and future, driving your projects forward.

    This app and its developers havw completely won me over. Try it, you will not regret it.

  • Weava for Desktop

    1 review

    Weava for Desktop is a powerful toolkit for students, academics, and researchers to orgnanize and cite research in their papers. Now on Desktop ✨

    I like it when a product fills a niche that I need filled. Starting a research from scratch is never easy and organizing all the quotes, art…

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  • Tyke

    Tyke is a tiny app that lives in your Mac menu bar. Its your scratch piece of paper when you need to write something down.

    Nothing specific.

  • Notebook for Mac

    The beautifully simple note-taking app from Zoho. Now on Mac
  • Craft Docs

    8 reviews
    Craft takes the best features of modern writing tools and combines them in a beautiful and native experience. Create structured notes, connect your thoughts via backlinks, or collaborate with others in real-time - all from one app. Available for macOS & iOS.
  • Better Notes

    Simple notes app that ties notes together with #hashtags
  • Ulysses III

    Ulysses provides a pleasant, focused writing experience combined with effective document management, fast syncing and flexible export make Ulysses the first choice for writers of all kinds.

  • Notejoy

    Notejoy is a collaborative notes app for you and your team. It helps you get your most important work out of the noise of email & Slack and into a fast and focused workspace. Notejoy is available on Mac, PC, iOS, Android, and the web. Sign up free.

    We've been using Notejoy for the past few months at my company and we couldn't be happier. It's the perfect mix of light-weight notes and a …

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  • Paragraphs

    A minimalist writing app for Mac
  • TiddlyWiki

    TiddlyWiki is a free, open source tool for thought to capture, organize, and share complex information. Use it to take notes, keep your to-do list, outline an essay, or plan a novel. Record every thought that crosses your brain, or build a responsive website.
  • Schema

    Schema is a beautiful cloud drive that allows you to store and manage all your files (PDFs, Images, MS Word, links, Google docs etc.) within a context. Collaborate with teams and organise your knowledge in a clean structure.

    It's as if Medium were to design a note-taking app. Pure delight.

  • Hemingboard Mac

    Puns, synonyms, rhymes in any app. Now for Mac.
  • Notebook for Web

    4 reviews

    Zoho Notebook is a note-taking application that lets you take text notes, create checklists, and add files and photos. With this release, Notebook is now available across all devices.

    Notebook uses a unique "note card" concept that gives you formatted templates for the different type of notes you take.

    Keep up the good work

  • exegesis

    7 reviews
    exegesis is a writing app for nonlinear, stream-of-consciousness thinking. Write down your thoughts as they come to you, then organize them later with tags and bidirectional links. You can also publish your notes right on exegesis, on your public profile.
  • Draft by Slite

    4 reviews
    Draft by Slite turns your new tabs into a distraction-free editor for your quick notes and ideas—no need to be a Slite user. Notes are automatically saved, even if you close your tab.
    When you’re done, send them to your Slite workspace in one click.
  • Jot

    Jot is the no-fuss way to take notes. Our app helps you get all your big ideas and little ‘things to remember’ into a simple, stripped down format. Easy swipe gestures keep your list of notes short and orderly. Remember anything by searching through your full archives. Use quick and easy todo lists, and basic reminders to stay on top of daily life stuff.

    Jot leaves out all the fancy, distracting stuff you don’t need: formatting, drawing, tags, categories, shared lists, sync, stickers, etc. It’s just as simple and straightforward as using a piece of paper. Only what you need. No funny stuff.

    • Create notes instantly

    • No titles or saving

    • Distraction free writing

    • Quick feed of active notes

    • Search through your entire archive

    • Customization — turn off spelling, grammar helpers

    • Get data out by swipe to copy

  • Notebag

    4 reviews
    Notebag is a note taking app you can use entirely from your keyboard. It is built from the ground up to be there when you need it and carefully hidden away when you don't. It brings along amazing features such as note linking, instant preview and an omnibar.