I need a desktop RDBMS to conveniently manage a bundle of rich text notes -- CRUD, adding tags, search inside notes, backups, etc. In a way, I need a light, abridged, desktop only version of Evernote that can also add metadata ("custom fields" or "properties" in Notion) to the rich-text notes.
- Rich text editor
- Pasting formatted text and images from clipboard preserves formatting
- Using tags
- Adding custom fields to the notes (aka Notion's "properties")
- Searching inside notes with real-time suggestions
- Working offline seamlessly (in fact, at this point I'm not interested in online/mobile at all)
KeepNote Severely outdated
TagSpaces Very different concept
Simplenote No rich text; No custom fields
OneNote Similar to Evernote
Keep Similar to Simplenote
Bear Can't assess, for Mac users only
Zim No custom fields; Pastes don't keep source formatting; No in-text images
As a raw idea -- can it be implemented with Django and where do you recommend I start? Vibrato Notes might be worth trying once deployed, if and when.
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