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Are there Web applications for annotating webpages for free?

I would like to underline, highlight, and add notes to a webpage I am browsing in my browser (Firefox).

Whether the annotations can be saved or not are both fine, although being saved is better.

I am using Diigo, but it only offers 1000 highlights per year for free.

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  • Do you want annotations to be stored online or offline?
    – Nicolas Raoul
    Apr 4, 2014 at 2:22
  • I would like to know both online and offline. I hope it will not consume too much CPU and RAM of my laptop.
    – Tim
    Apr 4, 2014 at 2:29
  • I'm looking for the same thing! Thank you for your question. I want also a replacement for Diigo, way too expensive. The Diigo caching page, the highlighting and annotation tool seems hard to imitate it seems.
    – Quidam
    Nov 3, 2019 at 15:10
  • And hosting your own content, are you interested in this possibility?
    – Quidam
    Nov 3, 2019 at 15:12

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I can recommend two:

Awesome Screenshot Plus

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/awesome-screenshot-capture-/

It's essentially a screenshot app that allows you to annotate those screenshots, draw on them and then save those.

Scribble

http://www.scrible.com/

Highlight, color, bold, underline, italicize and strikethrough text to flag critical passages and parts of a web page. Also allows you too save pages.

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    Does scribble save annotated webpages on my computer or their online server?
    – Tim
    Apr 4, 2014 at 3:29
  • I think it's online only. At least it doesn't say on the site that offline saving is supported, but it could be a feature.
    – KGo
    Apr 4, 2014 at 3:41
  • Awesome screenshot, yes, but after that, how to make on offline site with that?
    – Quidam
    Nov 3, 2019 at 15:13

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