When comparing Gingko vs Memosnag, the Slant community recommends Gingko for most people. In the question“What is the best cross-platform note taking app?” Gingko is ranked 23rd while Memosnag is ranked 63rd.
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Pro You can customize colors
Pro Allows focusing on one piece of information at a time
Since Gingko documents are "trees", they are always organized on the go. And since everything is written in cards, it is possible to focus on one chunk of content at a time.
Pro Easy to overview
Despite the complexity of the tree structure, it's always clear where you are, and how to quickly add your thoughts.
Pro Markdown support
All formatting is done via Markdown.
Non-linear notetaking allows you more flexibility, freedom and creativity.
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.
Con Limited free version
The free version is limited to 100 cards and 10 documents. Depending on how you use it, this might not be enough.
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.).