ClimbLog is a Java application for writing down climbing routes in something like a diary. The entries are stored hierarchically, so it's easy to navigate and search through the tree. You can add comments for each entry or tally routes. The data is stored in XML format and can be exported to HTML.
GloboNote is a free and easy to use desktop note taking application. It helps you to create to-do lists, reminders and other notes in one place. There is no limit in the number of sticky notes you can create. Notes can be organized by groups and search using the search tool.
Jarnal is an application for notetaking, sketching or keeping a journal using a stylus, mouse or keyboard. It is similar to Microsoft Windows Journal and to the earlier Mimeo whiteboarding application.
a version of Treepad written in Java, so that all may benefit from it; see www.treepad.com for the original, amazingly simple, amazingly useful, personal database software
jToDoList is a sophisticated ToDo list. It is meant to be compatible with ToDoList from AbstractSpoon for Windows.
The k5njournal application is a journal application that works much like a diary. It is built upon Java Calendar Tools, and all data is stored in RFC 2445 iCalendar format.
pin 'em up
pin 'em up is a tool for placing small notes/post-its (e.g. TODOs/reminders) on your desktop and organizing them in various ways (categorize, hide, upload, export, etc.). Due to platform independence, the notes can also be shared on different operating systems. It features system tray integration, freely placeable notes, many possibilities to customize the note design, (nearly) unlimited user-defined categories, fast switching between categories (e.g. "home" and "office"), automatically saving notes to a file, an open file format (XML), FTP upload/download functions, and exporting notes to a text file.
Textbender is a collective authoring tool, based on structures and methods of genetics.
The Note-Taking Tool
TNTT (The Note-Taking Tool) is a note-taking application tailored for use by students in academic environments. It makes use of the well accepted Cornell Note-Taking method.
Thinking Rock is a Java based software application for collecting and processing your thoughts following the GTD methodology. GTD is an organized way to handle your thinking and todo list. Read more
XNotesNG, the successor to XNotesPlus, is a full-featured personal information manager. It includes an Todo Manager, Calendar Manager, and an extensive notes system, with features such as email, searching text, printing, alarms, date and calendar inserts, and categorization by colored projects.