Besides Quiver, is there any other OS X or Web-based note-taking app that has:

  • Full Markdown support, including the ability to write and render code snippets.
  • List view to browse the notes.
  • Does have the usual stuff like tags & search.

(Quiver by the way supports code snippets, but it's doesn't use the Markdown syntax for that, so sadly it's not good for me.)


You could look at doing your note taking using iPython/Jupyter Notebooks.

  • Full Markdown Support in several flavours
  • MathJax for equations.
  • HTML support
  • Not quite WYSIWYG but as soon as you move on to the next cell the cell that you have been working on is rendered.
  • Embed local or remote files
  • Code snippets in hundreds of programming languages with full syntax highlighting
  • Can also embed data from the web
  • Can generate charts, (including based on live web data)
  • Code only cells can also be executed and the resulting output displayed in multiple programming languages, (depending what you have installed), including python (default), Julia, R, Bash, Haskell, Ruby, Perl.
  • Save to ipython notebooks and export to Markdown, HTML, reST or pdf.
  • Automatically saves your work in progress every few minutes
  • Allows reverting to specific checkpoint.
  • Free - gratis & open source
  • Runs on multiple platforms including OS-X, Windows, Linux

An example showing some of the features: enter image description here


Markdown Notes would be a good contender here. It has markdown, code highlighting and live preview, among other things.

There's a live demo on the front page.

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