Evernote vs OneNote


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Evernote
Evernote is a suite of software and services designed for notetaking and archiving. Evernote supports a number of operating system platforms (including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Android, iOS and WebOS), and also offers online synchronization and backup services. Evernote open-source self-hosted alternatives are: Paperwork, Laverna, Permanote
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OneNote
Use OneNote at home, school and work to capture thoughts, ideas and to-do's. Find all your notes quickly in the recent view. Your stuff travels with you on your computers, tablets and phones. Get OneNote for any of your devices or use it on the web. Get things done with your friends, family, classmates and colleagues. Share your notebooks with others for viewing or editing. OneNote open-source self-hosted alternatives are: Paperwork, Laverna, Permanote
Comparing Evernote vs OneNote is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Let's start with videos. We think that Evernote has better video than OneNote



Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like OneNote has more user-friendly interface than Evernote because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Evernote is more popular than OneNote

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Evernote integrates with Slack (in 2017)
- Microsoft redesigned OneNote (in 2017)
- Evernote limits free plan to 2 devices and raises prices (in 2016)
- Evernote unveiled new Windows app (in 2016)
- Microsoft makes it easy to switch from Evernote to OneNote (in 2016)
- Evernote rolls out built-in chat (in 2014)
- Evernote unveiled AI tool and new web interface (in 2014)
- Evernote and LinkedIn integrate business cards into social network (in 2014)
- Microsoft OneNote becomes free (in 2014)
- Evernote Business 2.0: intranet social network + Salesforce integration (in 2013)

Looks like Evernote was recently more active than OneNote (at least in our news). We also found some news, in which Evernote and OneNote meet head to head:

2016 - Microsoft makes it easy to switch from Evernote to OneNote



Microsoft released a new tool that makes it easier for Evernote users to make the transition to rival application OneNote, a part of the Microsoft Office suite. The “OneNote Importer tool,” as the software is called, aims to address the switching costs that can hold back users from making a move to a competing platform. Microsoft even goes for the hard sell here, reminding OneNote potential customers that the app is free on all devices, while Evernote Premium is a $50 per year product. For now the tool is running only on Windows, the version for Mac users is already in the works and will be released in the “coming months.”