Balsa as an affordable Evernote alternative

"There is a lot to like about Balsa since there is a lot going on under the hood. It is basically "budget Evernote" - an incredible value for money."
M. Odemis, Univerlist

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Balsa is the best alternative to Evernote

We know the importance of choosing a knowledgebase that fits your company's needs. That's why we built Balsa, overcoming problems of Evernote.

Affordable, no hidden fees
Easy to use
Not slow and bloated
Super easy search user interface

Side by side comparison

Pricing Always within your budget. Starts low, increases rapidly
Editor Easy, plugin based, human oriented Clumsy and slow
Security and privacy Data always stays in your company servers Your data is on Evernote servers
Source code Open source with the ability to modify Closed source
Customization Advanced customization options Limited options
Search capabilities Very fast and intuitive Below average

Balsa is a secure, open source and self hosted Evernote alternative


Balsa provides a collaborative environment where users can comment on the document and enhance company resources.


Balsa makes it simple and easy for every member in your organization to contribute to knowledge.


As an on-premises Evernote alternative, Balsa provides a high level team authentication for secure access to data.

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