NixNote – an unofficial Evernote client for Linux, originally called NeverNote. The application was written in Java to NixNote 2, when the application was completely rewritten in C++ using the Qt framework, having improved performance and less usage of system resources. The application continues to use Java to encrypt and decrypt text but this is optional.
Evernote is a popular service notes that supports saving text, full webpages, voice memos, video, notes, and other material with many useful features. The official Evernote clients available for Windows, OS, a web version (but it lacks many features) and mobile platforms but not for Linux.
For those who are not familiar with NixNote, here is a brief list of important capabilities of Evernote that are supported by this app:
- Full synchronization of all your notes and applications
- The ability to create, edit, and delete notes, tags, notebooks and saved searches
- Ability to search notes and indexed investments
- Allows you to use the ability to recognize text in the picture that Evernote provides
- Supports multiple Evernote accounts.
Also there are some features of Evernote that are not available or work differently in NixNote, including:
- A slightly different search syntax (NixNote allows for the denial of any issue, and Evernote – no)
- There is no ability to share memo to Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn
- Capture or audio notes are not supported directly (you can record audio using NixNote, but can use a note, written in another application, as an attachment)
- Ink notes can not be implemented NixNote, because Evernote does not provide an API for this.
Note: to enable sync with Evernote, NixNote from the menu, select Tools > Synchronize and authorize NixNote in Evernote.