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33 Competitors to OneNote

Microsoft's solution to all kinds of note-keeping and file types.

When to use OneNote

Note taking for meetings and daily use for organising everyday files.


OneNote Competitor 1 - Octo
Octo is an open-source writing app for developers that uses inline markdown rendering to offer a streamlined writing experience that blends content and code as seamlessly as possible

When to use Octo

Octo is typically used to write articles, take notes on current projects, and store code snippets

OneNote Competitor 2 - Organizedly
Organizedly lets you manage your personal knowledge in one place. Notes, tasks, and calendar are essential building blocks for productivity and they should be tied closely together

When to use Organizedly

Organizedly is built on connecting information and intuitive tagging, where you don't have to think about where you place your information

OneNote Competitor 3 - ScatterNote
ScatterNote is a note taking app that lets you reorganize, connect, and disconnect your research at the speed of thought

When to use ScatterNote

If you have a project with many interconnected parts that need to be documented

OneNote Competitor 4 - Notejoy
Notejoy is a collaborative notes app for you and your team. Available for Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and the web. Free to get started.

When to use Notejoy

If you want to keep your remote team or external partners & clients on the same page in the simplest, lightest-weight tool available, Notejoy is for you.

OneNote Competitor 5 - Tactiq
The #1 Live Captions Recorder for Google Meet

When to use Tactiq

When you need to have logs of conversations and want to refer back to the action items for meetings

OneNote Competitor 6 - Relanote
Relanote is а note-taking app that combines both hierarchical and non-hierarchical (wiki-style) note-taking

When to use Relanote

Relanote is a really useful tool that adapts to your thinking and writing process. It allows you to easily capture and more importantly organize large volume of notes/information. It is incredibly useful for researchers, writers, developers and people interested in building their personal knowledge base

OneNote Competitor 7 - NotePlan
A note-taking app for pros where tasks are first-class citizens and daily notes are tightly integrated with your calendar and reminders

When to use NotePlan

Daily planning, Task Management, Note-Taking, Zettelkasten, Bullet Journaling

OneNote Competitor 8 - OneNote
OneNote: Your digital notebook. Get organized in notebooks that you can divide into sections and pages. With easy navigation and search, you’ll always find your notes right where you left them.

When to use OneNote

Note taking for meetings and daily use for organising everyday files.

OneNote Competitor 9 - Google Keep
Save your thoughts, wherever you are. Capture what’s on your mind. Add notes, lists, photos, and audio to Keep. Share your thoughts with family and friends. Keep works on your phone, tablet, and computer.

When to use Google Keep

Ideal for taking notes and keeping personal thoughts organized.

OneNote Competitor 10 - GetCommit
GetCommit is effortless knowledge transfer software that builds connections between knowledge and between people to change culture

When to use GetCommit

GetCommit is geared for remote-heavy teams with 20 people and more. The team runs many siloed systems and things are getting lost in Slack and email

OneNote Competitor 11 - Amplenote
Amplenote combines the complexities of to-do lists with the simplicity of note-taking.

When to use Amplenote

Amplenote is built foremost for power users: people whose livelihood depends on staying organized and communicating richly. Note takers need the smallest number of features that can support the broadest variety of uses.

OneNote Competitor 12 - Notion
A new tool that blends your everyday work apps into one. It's the all-in-one workspace for you and your team to collaborate and share notes.

When to use Notion

For teams who use multiple collaboration tools such as docs, spreadsheets, asana etc. regularly but not extensively and want to switch to a singular app

OneNote Competitor 13 - Zoho Notebook
Take notes, add files, create checklists and sketches, record audio, and capture moments using Notebook. All your notes are instantly synced across your devices and to the cloud.

When to use Zoho Notebook

If you want to take notes with ease and boost your productivity.

OneNote Competitor 14 - Obsidian
Obsidian is a powerful knowledge base that works on local Markdown files

When to use Obsidian

Obsidian lets you capture your ideas and take notes in text (Markdown) files, and most importantly, it easily connects your notes and visualizes connections among them

OneNote Competitor 15 - TheNote.app
Keep chains of private and public notes. Don't waste your time on folders and tags names creation. Use chains of notes.

When to use TheNote.app

• Save private notes with photo, video, generic file attachments and links
• Offline notes creation and search
• Pin notes on the first screen of your storage
• Background sync between devices
• Support for an unlimited number of devices for one account
• Use web interface at https://thenote.app to edit your notes on the big desktop screen
• Share notes
• No ads in app
• RTL support

OneNote Competitor 16 - Taky
Taky is a fast and no-frills note application for people who appreciate speed and simplicity.

When to use Taky

Taky comes from the need to have a web app that allows you to quickly write an idea.

OneNote Competitor 17 - Roam Research
Roam Research is a base for personal knowledge management. It is easy to use as a document while being as powerful as a graph database

When to use Roam Research

Roam helps you organize your research for the long haul. You can mix and match and use filters to do a ton of things inside it like Bullet Journaling, Project Management, Building a Second Brain, Progressive Summarization, 5 Minute Journal, etc

OneNote Competitor 18 - Portway
Portway is a developer-friendly, collaborative notes app. Jot down some thoughts, manage content for your projects, or collaborate with your team on documentation

When to use Portway

Wherever you need to collaborate on content with developer-friendly integrations

OneNote Competitor 19 - Simplenote
The simplest way to keep notes. Light, clean, and free. Simplenote is now available for iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, Linux, and the web.

When to use Simplenote

Ideal for taking notes and keeping personal thoughts organized.

OneNote Competitor 20 - Evernote
All your team’s work in one place. Whether you’re managing a project, capturing ideas from a brainstorm, or coordinating with a remote team, Evernote Business keeps everyone on the same page.

When to use Evernote

For daily usage (i.e. not for large projects) and for small teams.

OneNote Competitor 21 - ListPal
ListPal is a super minimal app to create shareable checklists that update in real-time.

When to use ListPal

ListPal is used to create shareable checklists that update in real-time.

OneNote Competitor 22 - Routine
Routine is a todo and notes taking app for busy professionals

When to use Routine

Routine is typically used by very busy professionals to gather all their tasks and notes in one centralized place

OneNote Competitor 23 - Remnote
RemNote is the first spaced-repetition powered note-taking tool that lets you structure knowledge exactly in the way you think about it

When to use Remnote

To remember and organize what you learn in a simple way

OneNote Competitor 24 - Allegory
Allegory is a powerful notes app with a beautiful iOS-centric UI. The minimal and focused writing experience, combined with an impressive set of powerful features, makes this the ideal choice for everyone.

When to use Allegory

Allegory is easy to use for all users of all skill levels, from casual note-takers to more experienced authors.

OneNote Competitor 25 - Filterize
Filterize is an online cloud service that acts like your personal Evernote assistant.

When to use Filterize

Create an overview of your most important notes and Filterize will keep it up-to-date automatically.

OneNote Competitor 26 - FastEver 3
FastEver 3 is the note-taking app to create Evernote notes quickly.

When to use FastEver 3

As it goes to the entry screen right after startup, it's perfect for jotting down ideas and memos.

OneNote Competitor 27 - Jottit
Jottit is a simple, subscription-free organiser for your notes, lists, and sketches.

When to use Jottit

Jottit:
- Jot down Lists, Notes & Sketches
- Organize pages with notebooks
- Categorize notebooks with shelves
- Swipe to complete tasks or half swipe to mark as in progress
- Set reminders and due dates

OneNote Competitor 28 - Stashany
Stashany is designed for developer who would like to take quick a note anywhere.

When to use Stashany

Stashany is designed for developer who would like to take quick note anywhere.

OneNote Competitor 29 - pNotes
A free, open-source, and end-to-end encrypted note-taking app.

When to use pNotes

pNotes is used to write notes and tasks for the day.

OneNote Competitor 30 - QuickJots
Jot down quick notes and auto-save them with QuickJots. You can use GitHub Flavoured Markdown to easily embed images, or even task-lists to track to-dos.

When to use QuickJots

Jot down quick notes and auto-save them with QuickJots.

OneNote Competitor 31 - Supernotes
Supernotes is the best place to collect your thoughts, notes, snippets, and tasks. Create notecards with Markdown, LaTeX, images, emojis, and more

When to use Supernotes

Supernotes is a great personal knowledge management with a collaborative twist. Built around note-cards this makes it perfect for building a Zettelkasten system; for study, daily tracking, work, critical thinking, and writing

OneNote Competitor 32 - Notud
Simple cloud client note-taking with handwriting and drawing on to your own custom templates. Integrated with Xero

When to use Notud

Notud is used by small businesses that have a need to have client/ customer/ patient meetings. E.g. bookkeepers, consultants, allied health businesses, accountants

OneNote Competitor 33 - Fireflies.ai
Unlimited & free recordings and transcriptions of every meeting. Fireflies.ai is an AI that joins your meetings and shares the valuable information with everyone in your team, no matter where they are.

When to use Fireflies.ai

If you want teammates to easily catch themselves up on meetings and new company developments. If you want to have more productive conversations and follow ups without worrying about the notes

Octo is an open-source writing app for developers that uses inline markdown rendering to offer a streamlined writing experience that blends content and code as seamlessly as possible

When to use Octo

Octo is typically used to write articles, take notes on current projects, and store code snippets

Organizedly lets you manage your personal knowledge in one place. Notes, tasks, and calendar are essential building blocks for productivity and they should be tied closely together

When to use Organizedly

Organizedly is built on connecting information and intuitive tagging, where you don't have to think about where you place your information

ScatterNote is a note taking app that lets you reorganize, connect, and disconnect your research at the speed of thought

When to use ScatterNote

If you have a project with many interconnected parts that need to be documented

Notejoy is a collaborative notes app for you and your team. Available for Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and the web. Free to get started.

When to use Notejoy

If you want to keep your remote team or external partners & clients on the same page in the simplest, lightest-weight tool available, Notejoy is for you.

The #1 Live Captions Recorder for Google Meet

When to use Tactiq

When you need to have logs of conversations and want to refer back to the action items for meetings

Relanote is а note-taking app that combines both hierarchical and non-hierarchical (wiki-style) note-taking

When to use Relanote

Relanote is a really useful tool that adapts to your thinking and writing process. It allows you to easily capture and more importantly organize large volume of notes/information. It is incredibly useful for researchers, writers, developers and people interested in building their personal knowledge base

A note-taking app for pros where tasks are first-class citizens and daily notes are tightly integrated with your calendar and reminders

When to use NotePlan

Daily planning, Task Management, Note-Taking, Zettelkasten, Bullet Journaling

OneNote: Your digital notebook. Get organized in notebooks that you can divide into sections and pages. With easy navigation and search, you’ll always find your notes right where you left them.

When to use OneNote

Note taking for meetings and daily use for organising everyday files.

Save your thoughts, wherever you are. Capture what’s on your mind. Add notes, lists, photos, and audio to Keep. Share your thoughts with family and friends. Keep works on your phone, tablet, and computer.

When to use Google Keep

Ideal for taking notes and keeping personal thoughts organized.

GetCommit is effortless knowledge transfer software that builds connections between knowledge and between people to change culture

When to use GetCommit

GetCommit is geared for remote-heavy teams with 20 people and more. The team runs many siloed systems and things are getting lost in Slack and email

Amplenote combines the complexities of to-do lists with the simplicity of note-taking.

When to use Amplenote

Amplenote is built foremost for power users: people whose livelihood depends on staying organized and communicating richly. Note takers need the smallest number of features that can support the broadest variety of uses.

A new tool that blends your everyday work apps into one. It's the all-in-one workspace for you and your team to collaborate and share notes.

When to use Notion

For teams who use multiple collaboration tools such as docs, spreadsheets, asana etc. regularly but not extensively and want to switch to a singular app

Take notes, add files, create checklists and sketches, record audio, and capture moments using Notebook. All your notes are instantly synced across your devices and to the cloud.

When to use Zoho Notebook

If you want to take notes with ease and boost your productivity.

Obsidian is a powerful knowledge base that works on local Markdown files

When to use Obsidian

Obsidian lets you capture your ideas and take notes in text (Markdown) files, and most importantly, it easily connects your notes and visualizes connections among them

Keep chains of private and public notes. Don't waste your time on folders and tags names creation. Use chains of notes.

When to use TheNote.app

• Save private notes with photo, video, generic file attachments and links
• Offline notes creation and search
• Pin notes on the first screen of your storage
• Background sync between devices
• Support for an unlimited number of devices for one account
• Use web interface at https://thenote.app to edit your notes on the big desktop screen
• Share notes
• No ads in app
• RTL support

Taky is a fast and no-frills note application for people who appreciate speed and simplicity.

When to use Taky

Taky comes from the need to have a web app that allows you to quickly write an idea.

Roam Research is a base for personal knowledge management. It is easy to use as a document while being as powerful as a graph database

When to use Roam Research

Roam helps you organize your research for the long haul. You can mix and match and use filters to do a ton of things inside it like Bullet Journaling, Project Management, Building a Second Brain, Progressive Summarization, 5 Minute Journal, etc

Portway is a developer-friendly, collaborative notes app. Jot down some thoughts, manage content for your projects, or collaborate with your team on documentation

When to use Portway

Wherever you need to collaborate on content with developer-friendly integrations

The simplest way to keep notes. Light, clean, and free. Simplenote is now available for iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, Linux, and the web.

When to use Simplenote

Ideal for taking notes and keeping personal thoughts organized.

All your team’s work in one place. Whether you’re managing a project, capturing ideas from a brainstorm, or coordinating with a remote team, Evernote Business keeps everyone on the same page.

When to use Evernote

For daily usage (i.e. not for large projects) and for small teams.

ListPal is a super minimal app to create shareable checklists that update in real-time.

When to use ListPal

ListPal is used to create shareable checklists that update in real-time.

Routine is a todo and notes taking app for busy professionals

When to use Routine

Routine is typically used by very busy professionals to gather all their tasks and notes in one centralized place

RemNote is the first spaced-repetition powered note-taking tool that lets you structure knowledge exactly in the way you think about it

When to use Remnote

To remember and organize what you learn in a simple way

Allegory is a powerful notes app with a beautiful iOS-centric UI. The minimal and focused writing experience, combined with an impressive set of powerful features, makes this the ideal choice for everyone.

When to use Allegory

Allegory is easy to use for all users of all skill levels, from casual note-takers to more experienced authors.

Filterize is an online cloud service that acts like your personal Evernote assistant.

When to use Filterize

Create an overview of your most important notes and Filterize will keep it up-to-date automatically.

FastEver 3 is the note-taking app to create Evernote notes quickly.

When to use FastEver 3

As it goes to the entry screen right after startup, it's perfect for jotting down ideas and memos.

Jottit is a simple, subscription-free organiser for your notes, lists, and sketches.

When to use Jottit

Jottit:
- Jot down Lists, Notes & Sketches
- Organize pages with notebooks
- Categorize notebooks with shelves
- Swipe to complete tasks or half swipe to mark as in progress
- Set reminders and due dates

Stashany is designed for developer who would like to take quick a note anywhere.

When to use Stashany

Stashany is designed for developer who would like to take quick note anywhere.

A free, open-source, and end-to-end encrypted note-taking app.

When to use pNotes

pNotes is used to write notes and tasks for the day.

Jot down quick notes and auto-save them with QuickJots. You can use GitHub Flavoured Markdown to easily embed images, or even task-lists to track to-dos.

When to use QuickJots

Jot down quick notes and auto-save them with QuickJots.

Supernotes is the best place to collect your thoughts, notes, snippets, and tasks. Create notecards with Markdown, LaTeX, images, emojis, and more

When to use Supernotes

Supernotes is a great personal knowledge management with a collaborative twist. Built around note-cards this makes it perfect for building a Zettelkasten system; for study, daily tracking, work, critical thinking, and writing

Simple cloud client note-taking with handwriting and drawing on to your own custom templates. Integrated with Xero

When to use Notud

Notud is used by small businesses that have a need to have client/ customer/ patient meetings. E.g. bookkeepers, consultants, allied health businesses, accountants

Unlimited & free recordings and transcriptions of every meeting. Fireflies.ai is an AI that joins your meetings and shares the valuable information with everyone in your team, no matter where they are.

When to use Fireflies.ai

If you want teammates to easily catch themselves up on meetings and new company developments. If you want to have more productive conversations and follow ups without worrying about the notes