When comparing Polynote 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 19th while Polynote is ranked 54th.
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Pro Real-time collaborative
Multiple users can edit a note simultaneously, in real time.
Pro Minimal interface
The application is simple and fast. Can create, share and organize notes and notebooks on the same page.
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 No free tier
Plynote has a 15-day free trial after which it requires a 20$/user/year subscription.
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.