flat VS Joplin

Compare flat vs Joplin and see what are their differences.


Project flat is the Web, Windows and macOS client of Agora Flat open source classroom. (by netless-io)


Joplin - an open source note taking and to-do application with synchronization capabilities for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android and iOS. Forum: https://discourse.joplinapp.org/ (by laurent22)
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flat Joplin
1 262
2,186 25,723
15.0% -
9.8 9.9
8 days ago 6 days ago
TypeScript TypeScript
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Posts with mentions or reviews of flat. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Joplin. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-22.
  • Note Taking Apps
  • Markdown
    Joplin is great, and syncs with A few major services It works on WIndows, Mac, Linux and Android, and works exactly the same across platforms, which is great.
  • Thoughts on Lunatask (vs Standard Notes)?
    I'm using Joplin, fully opensource, end-to-end encrypted, self-hostable api (also supports different types of storage backends), apps for every platform.
  • Notion interview with Alan Kay: On context and catalysts of personal computing
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-10-17
  • What is the best note taking app from your view 🤔?
    You can get it from https://joplinapp.org/
  • Show HN: Stormah, cloud notes stored in your own Git repo
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-10-16
  • Synology NAS with Docker Portainer (Not working - Please help)
    reddit.com/r/joplinapp | 2021-10-15
    From what I understand you can use the .env-sample formatting with no database information specified (https://github.com/laurent22/joplin/blob/dev/.env-sample) in order to test the application. I think that would be helpful to narrow down how many components you're troubleshooting here.
  • Pop!_OS running on my Surface Pro 7 featuring my favourite GNOME extension Fly-Pie, a radial/marking menu that replaces my default dock.
    reddit.com/r/pop_os | 2021-10-12
  • The Thing Is: On Awesomeness and Motivation
    dev.to | 2021-10-12
    Well I certainly did last month, and it took me on a journey of learning and development way out of proportion to the magnitude of the problem I set out out solve. And of course as I noted on Simon Barker's recent post I Bet You Don't Keep A Developer Journal: 3 Reasons You Should I keep a journal of what I've learned mostly using the awesome note-keeping tool Joplin and this one blew out to over 10,000 words and touched on a good many Javascript themes. So I thought it worth sharing - why keep those 10,000 words to myself 😊.
  • Self Hosted Manuals/instructions?
    I finally settled on Joplin. Check the features on the official site.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing flat and Joplin you can also consider the following projects:

Trilium Notes - Build your personal knowledge base with Trilium Notes

Boostnote - This repository is outdated and new Boost Note app is available! We've launched a new Boost Note app which supports real-time collaborative writing. https://github.com/BoostIO/BoostNote-App

obsidian - GraphQL, built for Deno - a native GraphQL caching client and server module

Standard Notes - A free, open-source, and completely encrypted notes app. https://standardnotes.com

QOwnNotes - QOwnNotes is a plain-text file notepad and todo-list manager with markdown support and Nextcloud / ownCloud integration.

obsidian-calendar-plugin - Simple calendar widget for Obsidian.

notesnook - A simple & easy to use private note-taking app that encrypts everything on the client side.

obsidian-dataview - A high-performance data index and query language over Markdown files, for https://obsidian.md/.

HedgeDoc - HedgeDoc - The best platform to write and share markdown.

logseq - A local-first, non-linear, outliner notebook for organizing and sharing your personal knowledge base. Use it to organize your todo list, to write your journals, or to record your unique life.

Plainpad - Self Hosted Note Taking App

zim-desktop-wiki - Main repository of the zim desktop wiki project