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11 Best Note-Taking Apps to Help You Stay Organized at Productive in 2021

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  1. Bring your life's work together in one digital workspace. Evernote is the place to collect inspirational ideas, write meaningful words, and move your important projects forward.

    u/hbHPBbjvFK9w5D explains how to legally protect yourself... about 15 days ago:

    Note taking programs such as evernote, Google Keep, OneNote, and Joplin are also useful. You can clip selections into the program and do full searches on the text. Add tags and sort into separate categories.
  2. Get the OneNote app for free on your tablet, phone, and computer, so you can capture your ideas and to-do lists in one place wherever you are. Or try OneNote with Office for free.

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  4. A note-taking tool for networked thought

    How to support authors’ donations to Wiki? Donate to them... about 21 days ago:

    A solution could be creating a pay-what-you-want remixable space where people could search, donate to, and interact with the open resources and each other via collaborative editing and discussions. The closest I found are Amazon Ignite, Gumroad, TeacherPayTeachers, MOOCs, Scratch, OER Commons, GitHub Sponsors,, Roam, Learning Webs,, Patreon, Anagora, and Wiki. Out of these, Wiki is the...
  5. Apple Notes functions as a service for making short text notes.

  6. Bear is a flexible writing app for crafting notes and prose.

  7. A second brain, for you, forever. Obsidian is a powerful knowledge base that works on top of a local folder of plain text Markdown files.

    I'm looking for self-hosted alternative for Notion about about 9 hours ago

    Obsidian is the one I've been using since ditching Notion and OneNote about 14 months ago. It has an incredibly rich plug-in system that has been used by a few developers to imitate Notion's database system to some degree.
  8. A powerful writing tool for Mac, iPad, and iPhone

    Ask HN: Is there any beautiful Markdown editor? about 3 months ago:

    For Mac, looks nice. I use it for writing blog posts.
  9. A simpler way to organize your work

    freemium $4.99 / Monthly (Workflowy Pro)

    Adam Savage on Lists, More Lists, and the Power of Checkboxes... about over 1 year ago:

    Have you seen Workflowy?
  10. Modern Publishing, Simply taking your books from ideas to finished, polished books.

    GitLanding: A beautiful landing page for your Github project... about 8 months ago:

    You can have both a landing page (e.g.: and a documentation website (e.g.: For creating documentation website GitBook is better fit than Gitlanding. GitBook is free for open source Projects (you just need to issue a request).
  11. a non-linear personal web notebook

    Software for creating a record for my child about 3 days ago:

    Try and make at least two digital copies (one on your computer, one in the cloud) and print out all the new entries every year. Or burn them to a dvd. A nice photo printer with archival grade paper would be good to add photos, then you can keep them in an album.