What are some alternatives?
When comparing Evernote and OneNote, you can also consider the following products
Simplenote - The simplest way to keep notes. Light, clean, and free. Simplenote is now available for iOS, Android, Mac, and the web.
Google Keep - Capture notes, share them with others, and access them from your computer, phone or tablet. Free with a Google account.
Standard Notes - A safe place for your notes, thoughts, and life's work
Joplin - Joplin is a free, open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organised into notebooks. The notes are searchable, tagged and modified either from the applications directly or from your own text editor.
Trello - Infinitely flexible. Incredibly easy to use. Great mobile apps. It's free. Trello keeps track of everything, from the big picture to the minute details.
CherryTree - A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.