List of the top 10 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.

Methodology: Note Taking Apps listed below have been ranked according to website metrics, user experience, and editorial judgment. Learn more about our ranking criteria.

    What is Evernote? It is a note taking app. It was founded by Stepan Pachikov in 2008.

    Platform Features: Sync and organize, space, search handwriting, web clipper, templates, document scanning, app integration, PDF and DOC search.

    What is Notion? It is a note taking app. It was founded by Ivan Zhao, Simon Last and Jessica Lam in 2013.

    Platform Features: Pages and blocks, Members, Guests, File uploads, Version history, Real-time collaboration, Link sharing, Collaboration workspace, Timeline views, Web and mobile apps, wikis, docs and notes, Content API, Table, list, calendar, kanban board and gallery views, 40+ block content types, 50+ starter templates, Bulk export, Admin tools, Permission groups, Advanced security controls, SCIM API and Bulk PDF export.

    What is OneNote? It is a note taking app. It was founded by….(founders name) in 2003.

    What is Roam Research? It is a note taking app. It was founded by Joshua Brown and Conor White-Sullivan in 2017.

    What is Simplenote? It is a note taking app. It was founded by Mike Johnston and Fres Cheng in 2008.

    What is Slite? It is a note taking app. It was founded by Christophe Pasquier in 2016.

    Platform Features: Automatic data backups, Google single sign-on authentication, OpenID single sign-on, Reader-only restriction, Invitation right restrictions, sharing rights restrictions, user groups, Usage dashboard, Channel guests, Protect doc editing, External doc sharing, Private doc sharing, Realtime collaboration and commenting, Draft by slite, Chrome extension, Web, Desktop, iOS and Android apps, PDF exports, Ready made templates, Embed live Google drive files, Integrations, Doc activity log, Doc version history and Import docs from confluence and Google Docs.

    What is Zoho Notebook? It is a note taking app. It was founded by Sridhar Vembu and Tony Thomas in…(year founded).

    What is Bear? It is a note taking app. It was founded by Danilo Bonardi??? in 2015.

    Platform Features: Advanced Markup, Encrypt individual notes, Rich previews, images and photos, Cross-Note links, add to dos, Multiple themes, Multiple export options, Smart data recognition, hashtags, custom shortcuts, Focus mode, plain text, Regular updates and Multi-device sync.

    What is Apple note? It is a note taking app. It was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne in…(year founded).

    What is Google Keep? It is a note taking app. It was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 2013.

    What is Standard Notes? It is a note taking app. It was founded by….(founders name) in 2016.

    Platform Features: 100% Private, Powerful Extension, Simple and Long-Lasting.

    What is Saferoom? It is a note taking app. It was founded by Alexey Zelenkin and Ilia Zelenkin in…(year founded).

    What is Ulysses? It is a note taking app. It was founded by Marcus Fehn and Max Seelemann in 2011.

    Platform Features: Clean, Distraction-free interface, Markup based Text Editor, Themeable editor, Keyboard Navigation, Plain Text Enhanced, Typewriter Mode, Writing Goals, Attachments, Hierarchic, Auto-save and Automatic Backup, Filters, Single library for all texts, Full iCloud Sync, For macOS and iOS, Various File Formats, Publish to WordPress and Medium, Live Preview, External folder on dropbox, Share and open in, Built-in Export Styles, Style and Themes. 

    What is Typora? It is a note taking app. It was founded by….(founders name) in…(year founded).

    Platform Features: Organize files, Outline panel, Word count, Focus mode and Typewriter mode, Import and export and Auto pair.

    What is Dropbox Paper? It is a note taking app. It was founded by Drew Houston and in 2007.