NeverNote : Open Source Evernote Clone

Most of us are familiar with Evernote. Evernote is a piece of software designed for note taking and archiving. The note may be a text snippet, formatted text, a picture, a whole webpage or a webpage excerpt. Evernote is commercial software but also comes as a free but advertising supported edition. Evernote supports a number of operating system platforms (including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Chrome OS, Android, iOS and WebOS), and also offers online synchronization and backup services.

Now Linux developers have creates a similar application called NeverNote. In fact, NeverNote is a clone of Evernote. While Evernote has an elephant icon, NeverNote has a giraffe icon. Although, NeverNote was orginally designed to run on Linux, ithas since been ported to work in Windows and Mac too. You can download an edition suitable for your operating system from the sourceforge web site.

The most exciting part is that you can use Evernote online services using the NeverNote application. If you have a paid account of Evernote online services, then you can use your exisiting credentials in the NeverNote and access your Evernote services.


NeverNote does not have the latest features boasted by Evernote, but its an open-source application and can always be updated by the open-source developers community. If you are a heavy Evernote user in your browser or on your phone, you may want to try out Nevernote to manage all those notes. Also, even if you are not an Evernote user at all, you can still use Nevernote to have a local database of notes to help you organize.

NeverNote is an open-source freeware and can be downloaded from