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Show HN: Collate: Cross platform note taking app based on plain text data format

Welcome to the Collate Blog!
As our first blog post, let’s kick things off with the story of why I created Collate in the first place and the Ideas that were the main driving force behind the app.
There are a lot of note taking applications out there.  The big ones being Evernote, Microsoft One Note, Google Keep, Simple Note, and Apple Notes. Every one of these have an amazing feature set, they are highly polished and are available on pretty much every platform available. So why recreate the wheel?
Well, it’s basically the same problem Goldilocks had.
Evernote was pretty good for a while, but then the interface changes started happening and they started slashing features which made it even less attractive. The worst part was that Evernote forces you to use their syncing platform and that my data didn’t truly feel like it was mine.  Along with that, it was wrapped up


 

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