Joplin (software)

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Joplin
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Joplin 1.0.218 running in the GNOME Desktop Environment on Fedora Linux 32
Developer(s)Laurent Cozic
Stable release
1.7.11 / February 3, 2021; 7 months ago (2021-02-03)
Repository
Written inTypeScript, JavaScript
Operating systemLinux, macOS, Microsoft Windows, Android, iOS
PlatformElectron
TypeNote-taking application
LicenseMIT License
Websitejoplinapp.org

Joplin is a free and open-source desktop and mobile note-taking application written for Unix-like (including Mac OS X and Linux) and Microsoft Windows operating systems, as well as iOS, Android, and Linux/Windows terminals,[1] written in JavaScript using Electron. Joplin's workflow and featureset is most often compared to Evernote.[2][3][4][5][6]

History[edit]

Joplin is named for the ragtime composer and pianist, Scott Joplin.[7]

The first public desktop application release was version 0.10.19, on November 20, 2017.[8][9][10]

A Web Clipper[11] for Chrome was introduced in December 2017 and the Firefox extension was released in May 2018.

Features[edit]

  • Notes in markdown format
  • Markdown extension plug-ins
  • Storage in plain-text files
  • Optional client-side encryption
  • Organisation in notebooks and sub-notebooks
  • Tagging system
  • "Offline-first", notes are always accessible locally, and can be synced on demand
  • Note synchronization with Nextcloud, Dropbox, OneDrive, WebDAV, or (networked) file system

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joplin: An open source note taking and to-do application with synchronisation capabilities". Retrieved March 17, 2021.
  2. ^ Prakash, Abhishek (May 29, 2020). "Joplin: The True Open Source Evernote Alternative". It's FOSS. Retrieved Jun 9, 2020.
  3. ^ Prakash, Abhishek (May 29, 2020). "Looking for Some Good Note Taking Apps on Linux? Here are the Best Notes Apps we Found for You". It's FOSS. Retrieved Jun 9, 2020.
  4. ^ Sneddon, Joey (Dec 10, 2017). "Joplin is an Open-Source Evernote Alternative". OMG!Ubuntu!. Retrieved Jun 9, 2020.
  5. ^ Hesse, Brendan (Sep 3, 2019). "Hive Five: The Best Note-Taking Apps". Lifehacker. Retrieved Jun 9, 2020.
  6. ^ Torres, JC (Oct 31, 2018). "Evernote open source alternatives, Part3: Joplin". SlashGear. Retrieved Jun 10, 2020.
  7. ^ "FAQ: Why is it named Joplin?". Retrieved Jun 9, 2020 – via JoplinApp.org.
  8. ^ "Release v0.10.19". Nov 20, 2017. Retrieved Jun 9, 2020 – via GitHub.
  9. ^ "Joplin Changelog". Retrieved Jun 9, 2020 – via JoplinApp.org.
  10. ^ "An introduction to Joplin, an open source Evernote alternative". Opensource.com. Dec 14, 2017. Retrieved Jun 9, 2020.
  11. ^ Hesse, Brendan (Sep 3, 2019). "The Best Note-taking Apps". Retrieved Jun 9, 2020.
  12. ^ "Joplin Is An Open Source Alternative To Evernote". Feb 11, 2020. Retrieved Jun 10, 2020 – via Youtube.
  13. ^ "Joplin, a free, open source, self hosted syncing note taking alternative to Evernote and OneNote". Nov 21, 2019. Retrieved Jun 10, 2020 – via Youtube.

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