When comparing Gitit vs Dynalist, the Slant community recommends Dynalist for most people. In the question“What is the best cross-platform note taking app?” Dynalist is ranked 25th while Gitit is ranked 28th.
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Pro Free and open source software (FOSS)
Licensed under GPLv2 so you can download source code and customize to meet your needs, provided that you know or are willing to learn Haskell.
Pro Supports markdown
Getit supports markdown, a plain text formatting syntax that is designed so that it can be read by HTML.
Pro Lots of export formats
Giti has a multitude of formats that it allows to be exported, including LaTeX, ConTeXt, DocBook, RTF, OpenOffice ODT, and MediaWiki markup.
Pro Can be used collaboratively by multiple people
Pro Renders math
Pro Ability to create documents and organize by folder, and search by title
Pro Search and link to other notes
Pro Inline images
Pro Unlimited notes
Which is perfect for personal knowledgebase.
Pro Create custom user styles
Anyone can create a custom style and share them with the community, which can be found here.
Pro Printable shared lists
Con Requires Haskell
On some Linux platforms a binary package for Haskell may not be included in the standard repositories. So, it will be necessary to compile Haskell from source code or find a non-standard package repository, which may seem like a hassle if you don't use Haskell for anything else.