tomboy-ng – note taking app

tomboy-ng is a note taking app that works and synchronizes between Linux, Windows and MacOS.

It will also Sync to Tomdroid on Android although this is an experimental feature.

tomboy-ng has little or in most cases no dependencies and is lightweight and easy to install. This project started late 2017 when the developers realized that the existing tomboy was starting to look a little fragile. It’s a rewrite of tomboy attempting to duplicate its critical features but deliver an easier to install and easier to maintain system

Features include:

  • Rich text markup.
  • A range of font features including size, bold, highlight, strikeout, italic and bullets.
  • Links between notes, search capabilities and indexing on headers to help you organize and find your information.
  • Printing.
  • Spell check – this requires the Hunspell libraries and an appropriate Hunspell dictionary set.
  • Backup and snapshot capability. A snapshot is a copy of your current note directory. Automatic snapshots have not yet been implemented.
  • Sync to any (?) file system that your file manager can browse.
  • Import and export (plain text, RFT, MarkDown).
  • Automatic linking between notes.
  • Searching abilities with the option of case sensitive.
  • Notebooks to consolidate your notes in groups. A note can be available in multiple notebooks.
  • Similar interface to Tomboy.
  • Show internal links.
  • Show external links.
  • Option to autostart at login.

Support: Wiki
Developer: David Bannon and contributors
License: GNU General Public License v3.0


tomboy-ng is written in Pascal. Learn Pascal with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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