Gaurav Agrawal
Gaurav AgrawalCoder, Thinker, Curious observer

What product do you use for taking notes on web/mobile?

Sometimes I use Gmail's draft, sometimes sticky notes, what do you recommend?
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    Evernote Web - Oct 2014

    Note taking gets even simpler

    It's easy to capture content in multiple formats (e.g. text notes, photos, bookmarks, screenshots, emails...) and on multiple platforms. This makes Evernote perfect as a virtual in tray. It's then very easy to categorize reference files in notebooks. I also use the Evernote email feature to send notes to my task manager (Sendtask). This way notes are converted into tasks with a due date. The best system I've found is to capture everything that comes to mind or you need to revisit later in Evernote. Then frequently go through your Evernote "Inbox" notebook (everyone needs one!) and clear off all notes in it. They will generally go in one of three places: 1) Your calendar; 2) Your task manager; 3) Stay in Evernote. It's one of the few apps I pay for.
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    Gaurav Agrawal
    Gaurav AgrawalCoder, Thinker, Curious observer · Edited
    Evernote is also good.
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    Kuba Rogalski
    Kuba RogalskiContent Writer at LiveChat · Written
    +1 here, I also really like the fact that I can instantly photocopy any document and include it in emails right away.
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    Inbox by Google

    Next generation inbox

    I use Google Keep for quick notes, and Google Docs for things I'm already working on and want to keep structured. Google Keep makes it super easy to share your notes and review them inside of Google Docs when you need them.
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    Tejas Kinger
    Tejas KingerPMM @ Plum | Prev. @ Freshworks Hiver · Written
    Possibly the best tool to use if you're already locked into the Google apps ecosystem. Love the fact that it syncs with my account and I can access it across my devices. The ability ti share notes and review them inside Google Docs is an added bonus. : )
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    Since you probably have a Google Account, Keep is the best option for you. It will sync with your account and access it from anywhere.
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    NoteLedge

    Take better notes, your way

    Recently I've been using my phone for basically everything - I just find it easier to have one device where all my apps are stored, so I try to only download applications that are actually useful. One app that I use for note-taking it NoteLedge (Kdan Mobile). I use it for taking casual notes, creating to-do lists (that I later add to my Google calendar), and brainstorming. Every once in a while I also edit PDFs with it (but I have a different app that I use for most of my PDF editing). NoteLedge is fairly easy to use and it gets the job done.
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    Buddy Greene
    Buddy GreeneSenior Software Developer · Written
    For the longest time I've been using the notes app on my phone, but I wasn't able to do everything I wanted to (easy organization, journaling, etc.) So I've done some research and chose this app (NoteLedge), and so far I'm quite happy with it. I can organize my notes/journal entries easily and I use the web-clipper tool if I'm working on a presentation or something. Overall, a useful app in many ways.
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    Charles Battett
    Charles BattettWeb Developer(m/w/d)-Webentwicklung,IT · Written
    This app works for notes on mobile and notebook/desktop or tablet. I use it on all my devices for various things. On my phone, I take notes, on my tablet I sketch (with the Apple Pencil), and on my desktop I create to-do lists for the week and organize my files. But all these things (besides sketching) can be done interchangeably, so it's actually quite convinient.
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    Simplenote

    Simple, lighter alternative to Evernote

    Lieven Gekiere
    Lieven GekiereCM @ MijnTuin.org & Plantifier.com · Written
    Simple, fast ... and free
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    Medium 2.0

    A new look, app, and features to move thinking forward

    Yiğit Pınarbaşı
    Yiğit PınarbaşıUI/UX Designer and many other things · Written
    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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    Wunderlist

    A smart to-do app, now with folders, quick add and more

    Tolga Mırmırık
    Tolga Mırmırıktesteryou.com, @TesterYouHQ · Written
    I'm using Wunderlist on my iPhone / Mac and happy with it. It also works on web but I'm not using it very often.
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    iOS 14

    Introducing widgets on the homepage, App Clips & more

    Marc
    MarcHackerpreneur Mag & Letterlist.com · Written
    Simple, native, syncs, fast, free, uncomplicated
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    An-Sheng Jhang
    An-Sheng JhangGeneral Manager, Stoneware Technology · Written
    useful in an all mac environment.
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    Letterspace

    A simple note-taking app on iOS & Mac

    Nathan Baschez
    Nathan BaschezWorking for progress. · Written
    I have been using this app on a daily basis for years. Love it so much.
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    Workflowy

    Turn your entire life into a list.

    Clint Adair
    Clint AdairAssociate Director of eLearning · Written
    Simple, clean, syncs between mobile and web
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    OneNote Clipper 2.0

    Now with intelligent article, recipe and product clipping

    You cannot go wrong with the power and range of OneNote. It's ubiquitous, auto syncing and always available. They have apps for iOS, Android, web, desktop, and many other platforms. You also have the ability to scan documents in and save clippings from the web. Plus it is the only office app that is perpetually free.
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    Notational

    Notes at the speed of thought

    Brandon Anzaldi
    Brandon AnzaldiSoftware Engineer @ goop · Written
    Notational and Notational Velocity, two separate apps, but same core concept, are the most enjoyable note taking apps I've used. Notational Velocity is OS X only, but Notational is a web app. The organization is top notch, and it's distraction free.
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    Medium 2.0

    A new look, app, and features to move thinking forward

    Alessandro Rigobello
    Alessandro RigobelloInteractive frontend developer · Written
    Clean, easy, simple, markdown support, tags and a lot of cool functions
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    Michael Burkett
    Michael BurkettLead Product Designer · Written
    Great writing canvas, the refreshing opposite of the Evernote feature-bloat.
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    Additor beta

    Pocket and Evernote got a minimal and collaborative baby

    Nitesh Manav
    Nitesh ManavLife is a Startup. · Written
    A feature rich medium like note-taking app.
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    Destinations on Google

    Explore cities and book flights with Google

    Pulkit Agrawal
    Pulkit AgrawalCEO @trychameleon for user onboarding · Written
    The Google Docs apps for mobile are now *really* good and have replaced Evernote as my go-to note taking app. Their quick to open, provide a range of formatting options, have a simple and clean interface and sync everything seamlessly.
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    Product Hunt + Baron Fig Notebook

    A limited edition notebook for makers

    I still prefer handwritten notes since I retain the information better than typing them in an app. I can give notes and important action items greater emphasis with handwriting than I can by typing. For what it's worth, if I feel a need to retain a note long term, then I will import it into Evernote.
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    Milanote

    The notes app for creative work

    Nora Conrad
    Nora ConradOwner of NoraConrad.com · Written
    I love Evernote, but this newer platform might be my new favorite. I have it open all the time at work for quick notes, links and images. It looks beautiful and it's so simple that it makes it easy to use.
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    Tempad

    Subscription-Free, Synced & Secured Markdown Notes.

    Nadya B. made this product
    Native markdown note taker with no subscription, but just a one-time purchase. Synced, clean, simple and affordable.
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