Adam Waxman
Adam WaxmanProduct, SeatGeek

What are your favorite tools for organizing notes and quotes?

Ideally I'd like something where I can tag each quote/note to more easily find them. Also ideally I'd be able to quickly add notes from both my laptop and phone.
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  1. 84
    Taskade 1.0

    Simple & sharable task list, notes, todo app for busy teams.

    Noëlie Rx
    Noëlie RxEditor-in-chief and Front-End developper · Written
    I'm using taskade for To-do list, but I also use it for Notes. That way I can see what I have to do but I can also take notes everywhere because it's a website, an extension for chrome and mozilla, but also a software and an Android and iOS app. That way all my notes are share betwenn all this stuff, and if I want I can invite people I want.
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  2. 84
    Slite

    One combined workspace. All of your team documentation.

    Arthur Swiniarski
    Arthur Swiniarskiproduct @ Naver France · Written
    The best note apps for solo user or a team :)
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  3. 77
    Bear

    A beautiful, flexible writing app for notes and prose

    eelco
    eelcostartupcosts.co || and much more · Written
    Available on iOS, macOS, searching, tagging. Well-designed. A++.
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    it is great!
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  4. 66
    Airtable

    Realtime spreadsheet-database hybrid

    Razvan Gabriel Apostu
    Razvan Gabriel ApostuDesigner & Developer, CEO @VanSoftware · Written
    For taking notes, there are a variety of apps such as Google Keep, Evernote and so on. But for quotes and book notes I've recently started using Airable and I'm really happy with it for now 😅. I can create "items" for my books, authors, topics and so on, that I can use to link the quotes to. This, together with the ordinary search bar is, in my opinion, a good solution for organizing small to medium ideas and quotes. P.S. 📖For offline reading, I also use a quick hack: I take a picture of the page I want to remember, I use Google Keep's OCR to extract the text, and then copy it right into AirTable. Hope it helps :D
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    It's a hybrid spreadsheet and one of best could base platform to record and organize your notes. I have been using it in AeroLeads.com to manage the task of my teammates.
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    I think so far, Airtable defeats traditional other spreadsheets apps out there. Even better, it's my powerful tool among other note taking apps. Simple tool to organize everything on the go. Really recommended.
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  5. 32
    Notion 2.0

    The all-in-one workspace - notes, tasks, wikis, & databases

    Abhinav Srivastava
    Abhinav SrivastavaSenior Designer, Design Systems@DBS Bank · Written
    We notion everyday for a team of about 50 and it's great!
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    Pavan Sethi
    Pavan Sethi19building things. · Written
    I vote Notion here. It's super easy to quickly take notes and there are many templates for you to use to quickly organize a doc in whatever way you want. The desktop client and the mobile app are both very user-friendly and the "Quick Search" feature makes everything easy to find.
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  6. 12
    Nuclino

    Part knowledge base, part collaboration space 🧠

    Mike Flanagan
    Mike Flanagan4Product Manager · Written
    It works great as a collaborative note-taking tool, but it's much more than that. For our team it fully replaced Google Docs, Trello, and Confluence.
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  7. 11
    Evernote

    Note taking gets even simpler

    Ureeda Asim
    Ureeda AsimContent Creator | Content Marketer · Written
    "Evernote helps you capture and prioritise ideas, projects, and to-do lists, so nothing falls through the cracks." I've been using it for personal and professional use at home and office both, for a few years now. It has made me keep a track of all my notes and tasks, right there on my desktop and mobile home screens. Definitely recommended! :)
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    It is very much organized and I find it quite helpful in keeping my notes synchronized through my phone ,laptop.
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    Shamit Khemka
    Shamit KhemkaM.D. - SynapseIndia · Written
    Evernote automatically synchronizes your content across multiple devices, allowing you to access it from any phone, tablet or PC. The service's premium tier offers even more features, such as offline access to notes/notebooks and PDF annotations.
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  8. Leandro
    LeandroCo-founder, Unubo · Written
    They packed a surprisingly large amount of features into their standard notes app on iOS. Has everything I need to organise my thoughts, lists, etc.
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  9. 6
    Slab

    The internal wiki your team will actually want to use

    Sheharyar
    SheharyarMinimalist Web Craftsman · Written
    Great tool for sharing and managing knowledge within teams
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  10. Apart from Airtable which I've already recommended above, I'd also like to recommend OneNote, one simple note taking app for all purposes. We can do a lot of things from a OneNote canvas, from taking regular notes, create some to-do lists, organizing notes based on tags/categories, etc. Does anyone know it is free to use both on desktop, tablet, and mobile phones? Yes it is.
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  11. David Hunter
    David HunterWeb design, SEO, and local search ❤️ · Written
    Super lightweight, flexible and searchable. Plus the content shares elsewhere nicely. I am a fan of the basic Windows Notepad, and Keep has a notepad-like feel to it at a basic level. I love it.
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    Google Keep plus a markdown extension = a digital index card box.
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    Asana

    The task management tool, completely redesigned

    Peter Dox
    Peter DoxI am peter & I am blogger. · Written
    its just awesome and free to use. You can keep all required information in it. You can work as a team with group chat.
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  13. Graeme Bryce
    Graeme BryceDelivering world class software. · Written
    Graeme Bryce made this product
    I am part of the product team but I have been looking for an app to do this for years! Of course we use JIRA and Confluence but we also now use Twasme to organise screenshots will associated note and documents. It allows you to create unlimited collections and then create unlimited entries inside each collection. An entry can be simply a note or it can have attachments. you can also add custom values to each entry to store credentials or scores or just about anything. The team are keen to see how people react to the product and will listen to any feature requests. At the moment anyone signing up for the live product before the end of January receives a free lifetime subscription.
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  14. 3
    Day One

    A simple journal for iPhone, iPad and OSX.

    Alex Sharp - followreset.com
    Alex Sharp - followreset.comFounder @followresetapp @sharesecret.co. · Written
    Day one is a great note-taking / journaling app and syncs between mac and ios. I've been using it for years for both personal and professional journaling and note-taking. It many ways to organize your notes, from tagging to create separate journals.
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    Alex Sharp - followreset.com
    Alex Sharp - followreset.comFounder @followresetapp @sharesecret.co. · Written
    Day one is a great note-taking / journaling app and syncs between mac and ios. I've been using it for years for both personal and professional journaling and note-taking. It many ways to organize your notes, from tagging to create separate journals.
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  15. 3
    Notepad

    A rich, distraction-free alternative to sticky notes 📋

    Mahesh Thumar
    Mahesh ThumarJavascript Geek · Written
    Mahesh Thumar made this product
    Supports rich text editing and multiple notes. Distraction free. Just notes nothing else!
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  16. 2
    WhatsApp Desktop

    WhatsApp, now on your desktop

    Dennis Müller
    Dennis MüllerProduct Owner @N26 · Written
    Just create a group, invite a friend and kick them out again – voilà! You basically have the personal version of a Slackbot, and also without any additional functionality, but pssst! I like this solution because it's super fast to boot on a phone (vs. Slackbot), integrated into your everyday life, allows you to pin the chat and serves as the perfect braindump, you can also enrich it with voice messages, photos etc.
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  17. 2
    Google Keep for iOS

    Google's Evernote competitor. Your thoughts, wherever you a…

    Arsalan Sajid
    Arsalan SajidA startup enthusiast at Cloudways · Written
    Google Keep helps me and my colleagues by taking daily notes, ideas, voice notes, links, etc, for new work projects and so we do not forget any important details. Google Keep is like an extension of our minds but with many more intelligent functions, where human capacity fails, applications like these help us improve our work performance.
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  18. 2
    Boards by InVision

    Design collaboration reimagined

    Mehdi Boudoukhane
    Mehdi BoudoukhaneBuilding products that take a stance · Written
    Started using Boards recently, really awesome to easily gather inspirations, quotes, images, etc. You can pretty much drag and drop anything and nicely structure it all in a board that you can share and collaborate on with your team.
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  19. 2
    Google Keep

    Save your thoughts, wherever you are

    Shamit Khemka
    Shamit KhemkaM.D. - SynapseIndia · Written
    It's an excellent tool for keeping notes and maintaining to-do reminders.
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  20. 2
    Weava

    Highlight, annotate, bookmark and organize online research

    Michelle Chan made this product
    Weava is a Chrome extension that allows you to highlight any only article and PDF and organize them into folders to fit your research structure. You can also clip images, take notes and annotations, and create citations (if you're using it for college papers). Great research organizational tool.
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    Fileyogi
    FileyogiSoftware downloading website · Written
    its evernote
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