Suggestions for improving NoteApps Features.

Distinguish between Tags, folders and hierarchy (and simple "supports tags" feature)

There is currently no way to search for apps that support tags. My suggestion for splitting these features: - Tags - app offers a way to tag notes, that is a note ...
Suggested by: Lucian (29 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 21 Mar Comments: 8
Done

A subgroup of digital pen/handwriting features

Some useful feature filters for OneNote/Notability/GoodNotes users: - allows handwriting inside notes ("Formatting Supported"?) - said handwriting is searchable ...
Suggested by: Lucian (29 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 07 Jun Comments: 3
Done

Local-only/unsynchronized notebooks

An alternative to true E2EE, which many note apps are reluctant to implement (Standard Notes may be the only one that uses true E2EE - they cannot decrypt users' ...
Suggested by: Joe (15 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 13 Jun, '22 Comments: 1
Done

Instant search

Find results (both in title and content) as you type on the search field. Simplenote, workflowy, obsidian, etc provide it, Evernote doesn't, for example.
Suggested by: Luigi (14 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 11 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration

Have an dedicated email adress to creat a note when a message is sent to it

With Evernote i have an email adress (xxxx@m.evernote.com) where i can send anything and even choose the destination notebook and/or tag by adding code (@notebook, ...
Suggested by: nonobio (07 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 22 Feb Comments: 5
Done

Open note in separate Window

In Evernote, a double click on a note in the note list open it in a new window (in Windows at least).
Suggested by: nonobio (06 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 11 Mar Comments: 3
Under consideration

Link to content within notes

Currently this exact feature is included as a sub-feature to 'Lookup notes to link out' in Search & Navigation. However, what if an application has the feature to ...
Suggested by: Ronak (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 13 Mar Comments: 1
Done

Some Markdown features

Under "Formatting supported": - Markdown syntax - app provides menus or hotkeys to insert markdown specific syntax - we can add the existing h1/h2/h3 as a ...
Suggested by: Lucian (29 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration

bibliography support

this feature enables users to add a reference / bibliography list to their notes by integrating with standard tools such as BibTex, Zotero, Google Scholar or Mendeley.
Suggested by: recycled_vinyl (19 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 13 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration

self hosting and 3rd party cloud sync

this feature enables the users to select how to sync their notes based on multiple cloud services, such as: self-hosting (e.g., NextCloud, WebDAV, or a dedicated ...
Suggested by: recycled_vinyl (19 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 29 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration

Save URL when clipping

Does the clipper save the url of the page being clipped to the note?
Suggested by: G (27 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 11 Feb Comments: 4
Done

Outline mode

In word processing apps, users can create documents in outline mode, which allows them to collapse or expand sections of the document. You could have a very long ...
Suggested by: Joe (13 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 11 Feb Comments: 3
Done

Web capture : choose tags to add to the capture

With Evernote web clipper, if i capture web content, for instance a web page from Chrome desktop, i can choose and apply tags. With Notion web cliper it doesn't seem ...
Suggested by: nonobio (12 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 01 Apr, '22 Comments: 2
Done

Search => only suggest tags available in the context

In Evernote v10 : if i display (filter) notes with a selected tag and want to filter again with anothers tags : it display all my tags, not only the tags of my ...
Suggested by: nonobio (06 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration

Import from Evernote => Preserve Cross-note linking

Folks looking to switch from Evernote may have notes organized with many cross-links, and the value of this structure can be a big factor in switching to any app that ...
Suggested by: Jake S (28 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 04 Mar, '21 Comments: 1
Done

AppleScript Support

Ability to script the app using AppleScript
Suggested by: rpallred (24 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 28 Jan, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Apps that only have Electron clients

It would be useful for some people to know whether the non-browser-based apps are Electron apps or not.
Suggested by: Lucian (29 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 26 May, '22 Comments: 1
Done

Webclipper available for Safari

Suggested by: Agnes (06 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 31 Oct, '21 Comments: 1
Done

Notes can be created via drag and dropping supported files

Possible to drag n drop a supported file to create a note from it instead of creating a note first and only then being able to add file as attachment. Alternatively ...
Suggested by: G (05 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 01 Apr, '21 Comments: 1
Done

diagram support

this feature enables users to draw diagrams, preferably using a common framework (such as PlantUML, Mermaid, Graphviz) or using drawing tools.
Suggested by: recycled_vinyl (19 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 11 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration

Aliases for linkable entities

Very important thing for apps that have backlinking: possibility to reserve alternative names that will be shown in suggestions when making a link, in "unlinked ...
Suggested by: Byakko (09 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Related notes - context

I think it would be useful to see which apps allow to see, under one note, other related notes based on similar topics/titles/words. Evernote legacy (not the new one) ...
Suggested by: Luigi (14 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 23 Oct, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Linkable App

Notes can be linked to other applications with Hook. For this it is enough that the application has API. ...
Suggested by: ed (20 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 11 Sep, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Drag and drop a note from a list to a note create an internal link

Like Evernote does, at least in v6 because it doesn't work in v10.
Suggested by: nonobio (06 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 23 Oct, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Ability to check/uncheck all checkbox lines selected in one time

With Evernote v6 it was possible, but not any more with v10. I'm talking about "checkbox", not "checklist".
Suggested by: nonobio (09 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 01 Apr, '22 Comments: 4
Done

Language support

Hello, It could be great to have a filter for language supported by app. For instance, i'm French and i'm looking to alternative to Evernote which is available in ...
Suggested by: nonobio (06 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 01 Apr, '22 Comments: 4
Not planned

Transclusion

Transclusion is a powerful note-taking feature and it would be helpful to know which apps offer it. In Obsidian they call it "embedding a note or a block within a ...
Suggested by: Curtis Long (15 Jan, '23) Upvoted: 11 Feb Comments: 3
Not planned

Drag and drop url from browser adress bar into a note create a link with tab title

In Evernote : On v6, when i drag and drop a tab (padlock icon) from my browser (Chrome) to a note : an hyperlink was created with the title of the tab as text and ...
Suggested by: nonobio (06 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 13 Mar Comments: 3
Not planned

Search inside attached documents

Whether or not general search includes text present inside attached documents (e.g. text present in PDFs without OCR)
Suggested by: G (02 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 04 Dec, '23 Comments: 3
Not planned

OCR PDF

After capturing/importing/attaching PDF, perform OCR on the content, making it possible to 1) make keywords part of general search 2) perform search within PDF. ...
Suggested by: JH (26 Feb, '22) Upvoted: 11 Mar Comments: 1
Not planned

spell checker and grammar correction

these two related features add a spell checker, syntax (for Markdown or other formats) and grammar correction to the note editor, possibly by integrating tools like ...
Suggested by: recycled_vinyl (19 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 04 Dec, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Provide a way to filter for apps that work offline

Editing this to clarify some ideas. Offline Access ("Import, Export & Data backups"?): - Offline read access - the app allows users to read all of their notes if ...
Suggested by: Lucian (24 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 28 Dec, '20 Comments: 1
Done

Support for formatting keyboard shortcuts

I’m looking for apps that support « standard formatting shortcuts » or at least customizable to make them so. Why standard? Used by most actors : Atlassian or ...
Suggested by: Eyji (30 Jul, '22) Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Scrintal

Make Thinking & Writing Visual A web app that combines mind mapping with the power of networked note-taking. Organize & connect all your thoughts in one place.
Suggested by: Daia (10 Feb, '22) Upvoted: 09 Mar Comments: 0
Not planned

Utilize cloud storage like dropbox or google drive

Ability to store accessible files in a cloud storage location rather than embedded in a note-app database.
Suggested by: Jason (30 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 30 Nov, '20 Comments: 2
Not planned

More granular task features (and simple "supports tasks" feature)

There is currently no way to filter for apps supporting tasks. I propose something along the lines of: - Tasks - app supports a stateful abstraction that indicates ...
Suggested by: Lucian (29 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration

Search Language Features

For constructing a knowledge graph, it's super important for existing notes to be discoverable via search. Some note apps do this better than others: - stemming: ...
Suggested by: Denis (25 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 01 Apr, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Next Task Only View

A View Mode where only the single Next Task/Next Item will be shown. Nothing else. A checkbox can be clicked which would show the following item in the list but ...
Suggested by: Steven (08 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 14 Feb, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Maximum note size

Add an option to see the maximum note size (with attachments).
Suggested by: Luigi (17 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 01 Apr, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Embed PDF

Is it possible to display PDFs embedded in the note?
Suggested by: G (27 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 04 Nov, '20 Comments: 1
Done

Filter apps features presence by free or paid version

It would be interesting to be able to see if features are present only in paid versions or free version.
Suggested by: JPaz (09 Mar) Upvoted: 29 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Search tags

Hi, I use tag search a lot. With Evernote, I can type a word in the global search or the tag category search: the tags that contain the search word are displayed. ...
Suggested by: nonobio (25 Jan) Upvoted: 11 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration

Registration not required

Sign-up or registration is not required to use the app.
Suggested by: Chris Howard (08 Sep, '23) Upvoted: 29 Sep, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Files are saved in Markdown or text file format

Notes are saved in a non-proprietary file format, such as Markdown or plain text.
Suggested by: Chris Howard (08 Sep, '23) Upvoted: 03 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add a SEARCH feature to help the user of notesapp.info to find a particular noteapps attribute.

If a user is looking for a feature, it would be great if they could use a keyword search to find that attribute in this awesome comparison tool. For example if a ...
Suggested by: Tod Sandberg (08 Sep, '23) Upvoted: 29 Sep, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Dictation / Transcription / speech-to-text

Transcribing audio / converting recorded speech to typed text, as in OneNote
Suggested by: Arwa (02 Jan, '23) Upvoted: 17 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration

Plain Text

Notes are stored as plain text files that the user can access (read and edit with other applications, including operating systems)
Suggested by: Nick D. (06 Jul, '22) Upvoted: 04 Dec, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration

backlinks context

When showing backlinks, some apps (like Roam) will include the surrounding block / context of the link. Others (like Notion) only show the title of the page ...
Suggested by: Denis (26 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 01 Apr, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Create a new page during linking, if it doesn't exist.

When creating a link to another page, most apps, like Roam, Notion, etc... allow one to create a new page if it does not exist. Some apps, however, only allow ...
Suggested by: Denis (26 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 01 Apr, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Mobile Android : apply tags when sharing (sending) to app note

With Evernote, if i send an item, for instance a web page from Chrome, to it (with the share button), i can apply tags. With Notion it doesn't seem to be possible.
Suggested by: nonobio (11 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 13 Jan, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration