18 January 2016

CherryTree... The powerful note application

Today we are looking at Cherrytree, the powerful note taking application.

Brief introduction...
       Cherrytree is a powerful application, that can take care all your notes, to-do items, store links, pictures, tables, even entire documents in an organized hierarchical ambient.
       The notes are organized in the left panel on the main window, where small cherries to identify nodes. Red ones show parent nodes, blue cherries show child nodes. For each node you can change the name, and select its type: Rich Text, plain text, automatic syntax highlighting. Additionally, you can use tags for each note or make a node read-only, so it can’t be modified.
       Cherrytree has a fast, customizable, intuitive interface, includes an Undo function, supports table editing and importing / exporting (as CSV file), line wrapping, auto-saving, and also available in several languages.

 If you want to install CherryTree, view our small tutorial

"How to install on the main GNU/Linux distros"

The image of "CherryTree Inteface Screenshot" all credits and source: giuspen

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Application Specs...

Export selected text, single, multiple and all notes in:
  • HTML
  • LaTeX
  • Markdown
  • PDF
  • Plain Text
  • XML

Import files/notes from:
  • Basket
  • gnote
  • HTML file
  • Keepnote
  • Keynote
  • Knowit
  • Mempad
  • Notecase
  • PDF
  • Plain Text file
  • Tomboy
  • Treepad lite
  • Tuxcards
  • Zim

Language Support:
  • Armenian
  • Chinese Simplified
  • Czech
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Polish
  • Portuguese Brazil
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian

Compatible with the following desktop environments:
  • Cinnamon
  • Gnome Desktop
  • LXDE
  • Mate
  • Phanteon Desktop
  • Unity
  • XFCE

The image of "CherryTree Inteface Screenshot" all credits and source: giuspen

More Pluses...

       Cherrytree has a clean, compact, efficient interface, and runs quite fast on both older and newest machines. With a cross-platform versatility, and combined with a cloud storage service to synchronize notes across multiple computers, turns this free unlimited traffic app, a serious content to replace ( on Linux systems ) the most known and favourite of many... "Evernote"
       By default, Cherreytree saves all the work as a single XML file or SQLite database, optionally password-protecting it to maintain your privacy. Not least important, until now, this app is getting constant development / maintenance, and that shows the health and quality of this program.

Final Notes...

       I'm convicted that, for now, this is the best note taking application available in Linux. CherryTree involves no learning curve and, is interface allows quick and simple use of every feature...

       Install and try it, and if you can, help the development and maintenance of Cherrytree, by making a donation to the project, via website.

Did you know?
 CherryTree uses small cherries to identify nodes in the left panel listing. Red ones show parent nodes and, blue cherries show child nodes. You can change these cherry symbols to standard bullet points, or no symbol at all.

CherryTree's Info
  • Developer
    • Giuseppe Penone (aka giuspen)
  • Written in
    • GTK2/Python
  • Latest version ( December 22, 2015 )
    • 0.36.3
  • Platform 
    • Linux
      • Arch
      • Debian
      • Fedora
      • openSuse
      • Ubuntu
    • BSD
    • Windows
  • License
    • GPLv3+

If you install this application, you are installing at your own risk.
We disclaim any responsibility inherent of it.

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