When comparing Polynote vs VNote, the Slant community recommends VNote for most people. In the question“What are the best Evernote alternatives?” VNote is ranked 29th while Polynote is ranked 39th.
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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 Able to attach files to a note
Markdown note-taking app.
Pro Free, open source
Source code is available via https://github.com/tamlok/vnote/
Pro Fast, uses C++ and QT Frameworks
Pro Supports MathJax, Mermaid Diagrams, Flowchart.js
Pro Vim Mode
Pro Can be synced using third-party synchonization services
All files on your local disk. Utilize third-party synchronization services to work from anywhere seamlessly. (taken from https://tamlok.github.io/vnote/)
Con No free tier
Plynote has a 15-day free trial after which it requires a 20$/user/year subscription.