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Being able to take quick notes so you don’t forget your genius ideas is very useful… And being able to synchronize them between your devices is even better. Here are 3 simple, free and efficient apps.
Apps for taking and syncing notes between your devices
Simplenote is a note-taking app with Markdown support. In addition to cross-platform applications, it can be accessed through most web browsers. Simplenote has an externally accessible API, allowing other clients to be written: the DashNote widget for macOS; nvPY, a cross-platform SimpleNote client; among others. In addition, the macOS program Notational Velocity, and the Windows utility ResophNotes, can also be synchronized with Simplenote.
Google Keep is a note-taking service included as part of the free, web-based Google Docs suite of editors offered by Google. The service also includes Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Drawings, Google Forms and Google Sites. Google Keep is available as a web app and as a mobile app for Android and iOS.
Microsoft OneNote is a note-taking program for free-form information gathering and multi-user collaboration. It collects user notes, drawings, screen clippings and audio comments. Notes can be shared with other OneNote users over the Internet or a network.