QOwnNotes -plain-text file notepad with markdown support and ownCloud integration

QOwnNotes is a multi-platform open source notepad with markdown support and todo list manager. It works together with the default notes application of ownCloud.

You can write down your thoughts with QOwnNotes and edit or search for them later from your mobile device, like with CloudNotes or the ownCloud web-service.

The notes are stored as plain text files and are synced with ownCloud’s file sync functionality. Other software, like Dropbox, can be used too.

Features include:

  • One or many notes folders can be chosen (multiple note folders can be used).
  • Notes can be created, edited, viewed and removed.
  • List of notes is shown.
  • Support for sub-string searching of notes. Search results are highlighted in the notes.
  • External changes of note files are watched (notes or note list are reloaded).
  • Older versions of your notes can be restored from your ownCloud server.
  • Trashed notes can be restored from your ownCloud server.
  • Differences between current note and externally changed note are showed in a dialog.
  • Markdown highlighting of notes and a markdown preview mode.
  • Notes are getting their name from the first line of the note text (just like in the ownCloud notes web-application) and the note text files are automatically renamed, if the first line
  • Compatible with the notes web-application of ownCloud and mobile ownCloud notes applications.
  • Compatible with ownCloud’s selective sync feature by supporting an unlimited amount of note folders with the ability to choose the respective folder on your server.
  • Manage your ownCloud todo lists (ownCloud tasks or Tasks Plus / Calendar Plus).
  • Encryption of notes (AES-256).
  • Dark mode theme support.
  • Support for freedesktop theme icons – can use QOwnNotes with your native desktop icons and with your favorite dark desktop theme.
  • Note tagging.
  • Keyboard shortcuts.
  • Internationalization support: English, German, French, Polish, Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, Hungarian, Dutch, and Spanish.

Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: TagSpaces UG
License: GNU General Public License v2.0


QOwnNotes is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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