Synoptic is “GMail for your notes”. It gives you an efficient and friendly
interface that makes it possible to keep and categorize a large number of
small-ish notes and tidbits of information.
The following features set it apart:
- Fully versioned. Never deletes anything, ever. If you want to go back
to a previous version of something, just drag that slider up there in the
- Super-simple Navigation. Adaptive tag clouds,
support for the forward/back button on your browser,
query links, support for browser bookmarks. All to make sure
you can find that note when you need it.
- Powerful searching. Synoptic is meant to keep large
note collections manageable and accessible. You can search for items
based on tags, their creation time, or even search through their full text.
Plus arbitrary logical combinations of them, using the
logical operatos and, or, and not.
- Easy Markup. Synoptic uses
Markdown to allow you to type formatted notes easily and
quickly. Plus, there are a few extensions to facilitate
- Advanced Features. A lot of refinement work has gone into
making Synoptic work as seamlessly as possible. You may never notice
many of these refinements, because they’re meant to make stuff work like
it’s supposed to.
Synoptic is licensed under the terms of the MIT license.
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