When comparing Informant vs Joplin, the Slant community recommends Joplin for most people. In the question“What is the best cross-platform to-do list app?” Joplin is ranked 26th while Informant is ranked 28th.
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Pro Integrates tasks with calendar
Informant supports integration between the user's task list with their calendar.
Pro Seamless syncing
Informant syncs seamlessly between mobile devices and PCs, so you can create an event or task anytime on your phone and it will appear on whichever computer you are using. One license includes all devices.
Pro Integrates notes with contacts, tasks and calendar
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
It’s too expensive.
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.