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[Windows] AllMyNotes Organizer is a feature-filled note-taking program
Posted By dotTech Staff On March 25, 2013 @ 12:00 AM In Windows | 12 Comments
Nowadays there are plenty of ways to take and store notes. For example, there is the ever popular Evernote and the recently released Google Keep. However, if you are unhappy with note-taking services that are based in the cloud and prefer an offline solution, AllMyNotes Organizer may be what you are looking for. Let’s see if it is worth your time.
AllMyNotes Organizer is a note-taking program that can be used for various purposes, such as for taking notes in class, recording your thoughts, as a diary, writing books, organizing notes, etc.
Take note AllMyNotes Organizer has AllMyNotes Organizer Free Edition (free version) and AllMyNotes Organizer Deluxe Edition (paid version). The differences between the two can be found in the chart to the right. This review specifically looked at AllMyNotes Organizer Deluxe Edition.
AllMyNotes Organizer describes itself as “the best tool for everyday use – diary, project-management, scheduler, address-management, storing access codes, and so much more”. However, essentially AllMyNotes Organizer is a note-taking app. It is a feature-filled note-taking app, but is a note-taking app nonetheless. Granted, it may not sound very good on paper but when you start to use the program, you will probably agree with me: it is one of the better note-taking programs out there.
Indeed, AllMyNotes Organizer has pretty much all the features desired in a note-taking app plus is extremely easy to use (see ‘Pros’ list above). All these features allow users to use AllMyNotes Organizer for more than just taking notes. For example, the ability to insert checkboxes (for use alongside lists) in notes and the ability to use alarms/reminders allow AllMyNotes Organizer to double as a to-do list. Or you can potentially use AllMyNotes Organizer as a way to keep track of your contacts and use the alarm feature to remind of you birthdays. Or you can use AllMyNotes Organizer to create lists. Or you can use AllMyNotes Organizer to save sensitive data (since it can be password protected). Or you can simply use AllMyNotes Organizer for taking notes. Whatever the need, if it involves some aspect of text, images, and tables, then AllMyNotes Organizer can probably do it.
The only major feature I find to be missing in AllMyNotes Organizer is the ability to tag notes, but, as per my experience (this is my second time reviewing AllMyNotes Organizer), the developer is very receptive to feedback and will probably add the ability to tag notes when someone points it out to him.
That said, the biggest issue I have with AllMyNotes Organizer is price. The Deluxe Edition costs $34, which is quite a large ask if you consider the fact that there are so many free note-taking services out there, such as Evernote. Granted, there is Free Edition which costs $0 and Deluxe Edition is often on sale (e.g. it is on sale for $24 at the time of this writing). However, I do feel $20 is a much better price for a program that has tons of alternatives.
AllMyNotes Organizer is one of the better note-taking programs I have used. That doesn’t mean it is perfect; it isn’t perfect, such as the lack of tagging. However, I feel confident in recommending this program to anyone that wants or needs an offline note-taking program. Of course, as I just mentioned, I feel at $34 Deluxe Edition is overpriced but it is often on sale plus there is Free Edition for those that don’t want to pay for Deluxe.
If you are looking for freeware note-taking solutions, as I have mentioned many times there is AllMyNotes Organizer Free Edition which you can try. If you don’t like that, you can check out CintaNotes , FreeText , or NoteClip . There are also many free cloud-based note-taking services with Evernote  and Google Keep  coming to mind.
Version reviewed: 2.70 (Build 546)
Supported OS: Windows 2000 and higher
Download size: 4.5 MB
VirusTotal malware scan results: 0/46 
Is it portable? Yes
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 CintaNotes: http://dottech.org/12895/cintanotes-lightweight-and-user-friendly-notes-manager/
 FreeText: http://dottech.org/97623/windows-review-freetext/
 NoteClip: http://dottech.org/86936/windows-quickly-jot-down-notes-with-noteclip/
 Evernote: http://evernote.com/
 Google Keep: http://dottech.org/101390/google-officially-launches-keep-a-note-taking-app-on-the-web-and-android-video/
 0/46: https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/46079bfd0a449bbdc7796c173fca5da1ffffc3da4cd2f44c9ab1c3d0ae12947d/analysis/
 AllMyNotes Organizer homepage: http://www.vladonai.com/allmynotes-organizer-what-is-it-about-the-best-outliner-app-usage-ideas
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