Notion alternative ?

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  • AFFiNE

    There can be more than Notion and Miro. AFFiNE is a next-gen knowledge base that brings planning, sorting and creating all together. Privacy first, open-source, customizable and ready to use.

  • Outline

    The fastest knowledge base for growing teams. Beautiful, realtime collaborative, feature packed, and markdown compatible.

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • focalboard

    Focalboard is an open source, self-hosted alternative to Trello, Notion, and Asana.

    Doesn't have an iOS app (yet), but focalboard: is a new project from the folks behind mattermost (open source slack alternative) that's quite feature-full already, and actively being updated. Supports cloud and self hosted.

  • Joplin

    Joplin - an open source note taking and to-do application with synchronisation capabilities for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android and iOS.

    It's not a notion clone, but it is worth looking at Joplin.

  • emanote

    Emanate a structured view of your plain-text notes

    Emanote! Very lightweight. One of the things I can't stand about Notion is its speed.

  • AppFlowy

    AppFlowy is an open-source alternative to Notion. You are in charge of your data and customizations. Built with Flutter and Rust.


  • affine-client

    client for

  • Sonar

    Write Clean JavaScript Code. Always.. Sonar helps you commit clean code every time. With over 300 unique rules to find JavaScript bugs, code smells & vulnerabilities, Sonar finds the issues while you focus on the work.

  • notea

    📒 Self hosted note taking app stored on S3 (by QingWei-Li)

    I really liked this but it’s archived now ¯_(ツ)_/¯

  • airbyte

    Data integration platform for ELT pipelines from APIs, databases & files to warehouses & lakes.

    Their repo is mixed license, defaulting to the Elastic License 2.0

  • Trilium Notes

    Build your personal knowledge base with Trilium Notes

    Okay that sounds promising. In general is it similar to trilium but with mobile apps?

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