Hypernotes is the new cross-platform knowledge management app to check out

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What you need to know

  • Hypernotes is a new knowledge management app available now.
  • Users can create notes, tasks lists, and more.

There is no shortage of great apps for taking notes, saving data, and even files across the Appe ecosystem but there's a new one as of today. Zenkit Hypernotes is a free alternative to some of the more familiar apps in the App Store. But it could be one that's well worth checking out.

With apps across Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone, and iPad, the inclusion of a web client means you're going to be able to access your stuff no matter where you are or what you're using. That stuff could be amost anything as well, with offline access thrown in. If you're tired of Notion's recent uptime issues, that's a big deal right off the bat.

Fans of creating a second brain in software or using the Zettelkasten method of note taking will be pleased to see the inclusion of bi-directional linking between notes. And htat's just the start.

  • Bi-directional linking between related notes,
  • Outlining of large topics into smaller sub-topics,
  • Automated suggestions to link related but as yet unconnected notes,
  • Embedding of text blocks to reduce duplicate content,
  • Knowledge graphs for better discovery,
  • Mobile apps on all platforms and offline access,
  • Extensive collaboration on the task, note, and notebook level.

Hypernotes is availalble for free for personal use while business and other plans are available with additional features, including SSO.

You can read all about the intracacies of what Hypernotes has to offer on its website and that's where you'll want to go to greate your free account, too. I used Sign in with Apple, a welcome addition to the feature set.

Those taking notes on their tablet could do worse than grab themselves the best stylus for their iPad, too.

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too. Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.