When comparing VNote vs Mark Text, the Slant community recommends VNote for most people. In the question“What are the best note taking apps for Linux?” VNote is ranked 19th while Mark Text is ranked 28th.
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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/)
Pro Open Source
Pro WYSIWYG or TEXT visualisation
Pro Has RTL language support
Can be used with languages such as Hebrew and Arabic.
Pro Very light : 103 Mb only
Con Not lightweight
On Windows 10 the installed size was 259 Mb, no surprise as this is an Electron based app.
Con Not a WYSIWYG editor, no formated preview
There is only plain text editing.