Top 15 Note Taking Apps (2023)

15 best note-taking apps that bloggers, students, and teams use to take notes online. Some of the features to consider when picking a note-taking tool include multi-device, search option, document converting, integrations, cloud storage, cost, security, collaboration ability, sharing option, media support, etc. We have ranked the note-taking apps according to performance and popularity

1. Evernote

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Evernote is one of the best mobile applications that is used for note-taking. Evernote has a free and paid version.


2. Notion

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Notion is an application that is used for note-taking, task management, and organization.


3. Apple Notes

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Apple Notes is an application that is used for taking notes for iOS, iPadOS and macOS.


4. OneNote

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OneNote is an application that is part of Microsoft 365 that is used for note taking.


5. Zoho Notebook

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Zoho Notebook is a beautiful free note-taking app that can be used to share and collaborate notes with co-workers across multiple devices.


6. Google Keep

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Google keep is a free note-taking app that is part of Google Docs. It is free to use


7. Simplenote

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Simplenote is a free cross-platform application, that is used for taking notes. Most people prefer it over other note-taking apps because you can sync your notes on all your devices (iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, and Linux). Simplenote is owned by Automattic, the company behind


8. Dropbox Paper

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Dropbox Paper is a free tool that is used by teams for co-editing of documents. You can also use it to make to-do lists.


9. Roam Research

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Roam Research is a powerful note-taking application that is used by researchers to document their work.


10. Slite

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Slite is an application that is used by teams for sharing ideas and working together remotely.


11. Typora

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Typora is a minimal markdown editor and reader that is used for a distraction-free writing and reading.


12. Bear App

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Bear App is a note taking app with an advanced markup editor. It can only be used in iPhone, iPad and Mac devices.


13. Ulysses

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Ulysses is a writing application for Mac, iPad, and iPhone devices. Ulysses is popular among writers because of its pleasant and distraction-free interface that increases productivity.


14. Standard Notes

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Standard Notes is a free and open-source Windows application that is used for taking notes. However, you have to pay to use third-party extensions.


15. Saferoom

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Saferoom is an application that is used to encrypt notes added to Evernote or OneNote account. Therefore you need Saferoom and OneNote or Evernote account.


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