This Note-Taking Application Does’nt Have The Fame It Deserves

Agustin Tormun
5 min readAug 3, 2022
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If we do simple research on Google, we can find an infinite number of note-taking applications. Free or paid, new ones or those that have been on the market for years, earning the medal of the applications of choice for many (I’m thinking of you, green elephant).

But how do you know which one to choose? Today I’m here to recommend the one that has been my note-taking application par excellence since five months ago, and I will tell you why.

UpNote as a note-taking application

It is an application developed by a team based in Vietnam. Despite being small, as it only has two developers, they have done an excellent job. It has become a robust and reliable application.

Another plus point is that the team is very active on Reddit (r/UpNote_App), solving doubts, problems, and requests of users and has repeatedly mentioned that the number of people on the team does not impede the growth of the application. They are 100% dedicated to it.

Advantages of UpNote

Ok, enough talking about the team, and let’s talk about some features I liked the most in this application and its similarities with others in the market.

Ability to link notes together

I know this is not a new feature, we can find it in Obsidian, Roam, or many others, but that does not mean that it is not an advantage in this application.
Whether you are building your Zettelkasten or you prefer to water your seed notes with the Evergreen method, rest assured that UpNote will enable you to link as many notes as you like, having them just a few clicks away.

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Are you team notebooks or team tags?

It doesn’t matter because with UpNote you can use both. Whether for a simple organization or for segmenting by topics, you can put an unlimited number of tags on each note.

Keep in mind a note cannot belong to more than one notebook but can belong to none. In…

Agustin Tormun

My thirst for knowledge knows no bounds. I'm a perpetual student, hungrily absorbing everything from history's whispers to the latest technological sorcery.