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Better Notes

Simple notes app that ties notes together with #hashtags

32 Alternatives to Better Notes

A beautiful, flexible writing app for notes and prose

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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Pablo J. Malacara
Pablo J. Malacara
I have them all: iA writer a long time favorite of mine for many years, Ulysses was a revolutionary addition but I just simply couldn't adopt MD XL and there is just too many settings in my opinion, Scrivener is just as convoluted, nvALT started to feel old a while ago, Evernote - no thanks, and so many more on the list, but Bear, damn I love this app, it ti… See more
Kartik Chaturvedi
Kartik Chaturvedi- Designer, developer, futurist
I switched from Evernote + Pages + Notes to Bear a few weeks ago and have never looked back
Björn A
Björn A- 🇳🇱 Founder of YTCount.com
Simple and beautiful app. For iPhone, iPad, and Mac
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The Verge
Welcome to First Click, a daily essay written by The Verge staff in which we opine on lives lived in the near future. As of this week, after the better part of a decade, I'm no longer an Evernote user.
The Next Web
I'm in love with a note-taking app for the first time since Evernote wowed me almost a decade ago. 'Bear' is what Notes should have been. Hell, it might be what Notes still aspires to be. It walks the perfect line between simple and feature-rich while offering robust options for organization, search, and - I ...
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A beautiful, flexible writing app for crafting notes and prose
36 Alternatives to Bear

When inspiration happens, put it on Paper. Paper is the best way to capture and connect your notes, photos, and sketches. Create checklists, spotlight details in photos, and sketch diagrams with unbeatable speed and ease — Paper is like a wall of sticky notes for everything that inspires you.

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Oksana Sudarkina
Oksana Sudarkina- I am a student.
Though there are many similar taking app like Paper, it is almost my favorite product working great in all iPad models and Mac. I like the color scheme and minimal interface.
Kunal Bhatia
Kunal Bhatia- Co-founder & Design Lead @SlidesUp
I love what FiftyThree has done with their products, especially Paper and Think Kit. Not sure how you take notes, but these apps changed my whole approach to taking notes. I think more visually and try to do more sketch notes. With Paste by FiftyThree, soon you can bring your notes to collaborate with your Slack team. This type of interaction makes notetakin… See more
Yigit Pinarbasi
Yigit Pinarbasi- Digital Product Designer
I'm using Paper and I'm so happy. So quick to use and easy to take notes, make lists etc.
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33 Alternatives to Paper 3.0

The popular note-taking app, re-designed for iOS

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Tejas Kinger
Tejas Kinger- SaaS Product Marketing @ Freshworks Inc
Clean and simple, minimalistic interface, features such as PDF upload, PDF annotations, web clipper and the added bonus of maintaining sync across all my Android, iOS and desktop devices.
Kesava Mandiga
Kesava Mandiga- Curious cat. Writer. Explorer.
Some friends swear by it, some don't. Supposed to be really good for note taking, duh, but also does lists and task tracking.
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11 Alternatives to Evernote 8.0

Mac menu bar app that @torrez really needed to take notes

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.

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Resh Wallaja
Resh Wallaja- CEO, Kachyng
Clean, simple way to strip formatting and take notes
Resh Wallaja
Resh Wallaja- CEO, Kachyng
Clean, simple way to strip formatting and take notes
Resh Wallaja
Resh Wallaja- CEO, Kachyng
Clean, simple way to strip formatting and take notes
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Twitter
Wild to see Tyke.io become silicon valley's hottest startup in just a day.
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The beautifully simple note-taking app from Zoho. Now on Mac

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satheesh
satheesh- UI UX Designer
Beautifully designed easy to use interface. Its really fun to use the app.
Nacho Andrade
Nacho Andrade
Simple, and free unlike bear and some of the other options on the list. The interface is great and simple. My favorite note app.
Michael Musgrove
Michael Musgrove- Marketing guy.
I use this all the time - It works cross-platform and is super easy. Save with browser extensions, or just a few taps on your phone. It's easy to set up and I found it much more intuitive to use than any other mentioned here, and I've tried them all. Save photos, URLs, and all sorts of items with your note effortlessly, to as many notebooks as you'd like. Th… See more
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Siftery
See which companies are using Zoho Notebook, compare its alternatives, and read reviews from verified users and experts
11 Alternatives to Notebook for Mac

The beautifully simple note-taking app

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satheesh
satheesh- UI UX Designer
Beautifully designed easy to use interface. Its really fun to use the app.
Nacho Andrade
Nacho Andrade
Simple, and free unlike bear and some of the other options on the list. The interface is great and simple. My favorite note app.
Michael Musgrove
Michael Musgrove- Marketing guy.
I use this all the time - It works cross-platform and is super easy. Save with browser extensions, or just a few taps on your phone. It's easy to set up and I found it much more intuitive to use than any other mentioned here, and I've tried them all. Save photos, URLs, and all sorts of items with your note effortlessly, to as many notebooks as you'd like. Th… See more
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Siftery
See which companies are using Zoho Notebook, compare its alternatives, and read reviews from verified users and experts
21 Alternatives to Notebook

The beautifully simple note-taking app. Now on the Web.

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.

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Zoho
We're happy to announce another Notebook update, our biggest and brainiest to date. Notebook 4.0 marks the launch of Notebook for Web, which many of you have been wanting for some time. Then there's also the introduction of Smart Cards, which intelligently format content you add to Notebook across devices.
13 Alternatives to Notebook for Web

Write it down, before you forget!

So far, ideas have been spread across every possible notes app. This is a dedicated app for writing down your ideas.

👉Use it to write down ideas for starting your own company, to create a bucket list or personal goals.

👉Separate good ideas from the bad ones by sorting them via ease and confidence of execution, and how powerful the idea is.

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Alexis Leibbrandt
Alexis Leibbrandt- Product Owner at Viable Labs
I save my project ideas with this app. It is very simple. It is not the perfect tool if you want to add long descriptions, attach documents and followup, but it is good enough to keep track of your ideas.
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Automatic summaries on phone calls using AI

Tetra uses AI to take notes on phone calls, to help you focus, remember the details, and keep your team in sync.

Dial through the app and focus on the call, as Tetra captures your conversation with speech recognition. Tag highlights and action items with a single tap. Then, get your notes back within minutes, so you can remember the details.

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TechCrunch
There are a million and one services for voice transcription on the market. But even with just one job to do, I've never seen a service that can handle the long tail of vocabulary used in the real world.
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3 Alternatives to Tetra iOS

An open source Evernote alternative

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Lifehacker
You have plenty of options for notes apps out there, but if you're looking for something that you can host yourself, Laverna is an open source notes app that works right in your browser. Laverna bills itself as an open source alternative to Evernote, but it's not nearly as complex as that.
Opensource.com
Information: Whether we realize it or not, we collect a lot of it-interesting snippets, links, research for school or work, recipes, quotes, and a whole lot more. Millions of people turn to Evernote to organize all that information. There's no denying that Evernote is a useful and powerful tool.
6 Alternatives to Laverna

Arrange sketches and notes in your online journal

Over 25 million people have found their personal creative space in Paper—handwriting notes, drafting, diagramming, sketching, and giving form to their vision. Paper 4.0 is a completely rewritten app that resurrects the journals for an immersive space that supports all iOS devices and orientations and brings new tools, templates, and covers.

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7 Alternatives to Paper 4.0

Articles for science lovers shortened to five bullet points.

Bullets.tech is a place where we publish summaries of articles for science enthusiasts. Summaries have up to 5 bullet points and their task is to list the most important issues raised in a given article. 

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O'Reilly Media
Nat Torkington has been active in web development since the early days of the web. He wrote the bestselling Perl Cookbook, and chaired conferences for O'Reilly Media for a decade. During his time at O'Reilly Media, Nat was an editor and then became a trend-spotter for the O'Reilly Radar group, identifying the topics to build events and books around.
Boing Boing
Bullets.tech takes important technical news stories and reduces them to a few salient bullet points that provide a really (really!) good overview of the story; it's very similar to what I try to do here on Boing Boing: extract the salient points from a study or news story, summarize them and add context from other...
Ycombinator
Show HN: Feed of current articles for science lovers shortened to bullet points
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Robust Evernote alternative.

Keep It is a notebook, scrapbook and organizer, ideal for writing notes, keeping web links, storing documents, images or any kind of file, and finding them again. Available on Mac, and as a separate app for iPhone and iPad, Keep It is the destination for all those things you want to put somewhere, confident you will find them again later.

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4 Alternatives to Keep It

FSNotes is modern text editor (like nvALT) on steroids.

FSNotes respect open formats: plain/text, markdown, rtf, and stores data in file system. You can view, edit, copy data in favourite external editor and see live result in FSNotes.

Markdown eidtor highlight code blocks on 170 languages, inline images available too.

Swift 4, open source.

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softpedia
FSNotes is a minimalist note manager based on the quite famous Notational Velocity, developed using Apple's Swift programming language and sandboxed for increased security. With the help of the FSNotes app, you can create and manage an extensive database of notes without using your mouse.
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