When comparing Memosnag vs Joplin, the Slant community recommends Joplin for most people. In the question“What is the best cross-platform note taking app?” Joplin is ranked 18th while Memosnag is ranked 52nd.
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Pro Extremely simple and intuitive
The plugin is very easy to use. The social-media-like page layout makes it easy to navigate, while the drag-drop functionality, used to organize your content, is highly intuitive as an Evernote alternative.
Pro Automatic citations save time
Memosnag creates citations automatically, which saves the user a ton of time.
Pro Lets you save pretty much everything online
Unlike other clippers, memosnag allows you to save pretty much everything online in one simple click. That includes images, YouTube videos, websites, etc, which makes it a good Evernote alternative in this area.
Pro Supports markdown
Pro Offline access
Supports Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS.
Pro Supports tags for notes
Pro Supports multiple languages
English, French, and Spanish.
Pro Supports file attachments
Pro Web Clipper
Browser extension saves full pages, clean content, or screen selections to new notes.
Pro Open source
Peace of mind that there is no malicious piece of software in the app.
Pro Nextcloud support
Pro Active user forum with support from app creators
Support, troubleshooting, and new feature requests are easy to make at the user forum and you can contact the app creator directly.
Pro Optional CLI interface
Provides a CLI interface for terminal lovers.
Pro Timed alarm reminder for to-do lists
Con Comments can only be written in Latin script
You cannot add comments in Cyrillic, or Hebrew, or any language that uses symbols other than the Latin alphabet.
Con Does not work well for note taking
Memosnag is only for saving/sharing content you've found online (sites, videos, etc.).
Con Sync issue under Linux
The Linux client has a bug that requires the user to click the mouse frequently in order for sync to proceed. This bug has been open for a while.