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Zim

(22 | 3.8)

A desktop personal wiki with inline preview as-you-type and lots of plugins

WYSIWYG Support - Portable - Educational - Lightweight

JohnFastman

5 years ago

If you would like to sync your Zim wiki database between computers, but don't want to have the plain text version synced (e.g. because of Dropbox/GoogleDrive/OneDrive/Box privacy concerns), you can always save your Zim database file in an encrypted Vault using the excellent open source and cross-pla...

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Zim brings the concept of a wiki to your desktop. Store information, link pages and edit with WYSISYG markup or directly typing some lightweight markup syntax and see it previewed as-you-type. Creating a new page is easy by either clicking on the "Create new note" button, by linking to a non-existing page or by writing a CamelCase name in any note. Pages are stored in a folder structure, like in an outliner, in plain text format with lightweight markup, and can have attachments (stored along the notes).

This tool can be used to keep track of TODO lists or ideas, to take notes during a meeting, to draft any other kind of text (blog entries, important mails, etc.) or to write long texts lik...

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External Links

Official Website

GitHub

Ubuntu Software Center

Screenshot
Graphviz graph using Diagram plugin
Formatting options available
Hiding all toolbars and statusbar for maximum screen space

Features

+ WYSIWYG Support (21 )

+ Portable (13 )

+ Educational (6 )

+ Lightweight (4 )

+ LaTeX Math (3 )

+ Plain text file (3 )

+ Export to LaTeX (2 )

+ Nested Notes (2 )

+ Git integration (1 )

+ LaTeX equations (1 )

+ Text formatting (1 )

+ Note organization (1 )

+ Cross-Platform (1 )

+ Wiki-like interface (1 )

+ Sync with Dropbox (0 )

+ Wiki (0 )

+ LaTeX Editor (0 )

+ Notebook (0 )

+ Save as txt (0 )

+ File Versioning (0 )

+ Export to HTML (0 )

+ Hierarchical structure (0 )

+ Note-taking (0 )

+ Works Offline (0 )

Application Types

Note-taking (0 )

Tags

hierarchy

hierarchy notes

xfce

getting things done

convert notes to html

markdown export

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