The note-taking tool that grows with you

Dendron makes it easy to add, find and share anything in seconds, regardless of how much information you have

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Here's what you can do

Dendron helps you find relationships between your notes and provides enough structure so you’re never lost
Write now,
Organize Later

Use scratch notes to capture your thoughts in seconds. Refactor over time to make sure they never get lost

Manage your Knowledge

Organize your thinking so that the right information is always at your fingertips. Scale across teams with schemas and templates.

Reference your thoughts

Re-use parts of existing notes using note references. Discover connections using backlinks. Find any of it in seconds using lookup.

Here's what we do

We're iterating quickly with new features coming out weekly
Flexible Hierarchy

Dendron finds the usable center between unstructured backlinks and rigid file hierarchies. We help users maintain a canonical hierarchy for every note while also allowing for arbitrary backlinks to any other note.

Fast and Portable

You're always in control of your data. Our local-first, plaintext philosophy means your files are always available and accessible.

Selective Publishing

There are some notes you want to put out into the world and some that you don't. Dendron makes it easy to control what gets shared, and what stays private.

Dendron has given me the opportunity to have a one-stop place for all my notes, random thoughts and project planning right where I feel at home - in VSCode [...]   I use Dendron mostly to manage multiple projects to keep track of meeting notes, TODOs, planned features and sharing all of this with my colleagues."

Chris Na
Tinkerer/Software Architect

"The last time I felt excited about learning a tool like this was when I started learning vim... it has never stopped and I suspect my usage of this tool will evolve similarly."

Tyler Nieman
Software Engineer/Illustrator

"Hierarchies [are] such a game changer. I just couldn't organize myself with a flat structure and ended up spreading notes out. The key thing that changed my perspective was the ease of restructuring hierarchies, it gives you the confidence to just write, safe in the knowledge that you can just restructure it later"

Luke Carrier
Site Reliability Engineer

"Dendron is awesome. Each day the simple things are getting easier."

Tom Diaz MD
Researcher/Technologist

After trying all the big and little names in building a personal knowledge base, Dendron was the right fit of features, philosophy, and velocity. Dendron checks all the boxes you're looking for in a knowledge management system.

Brent Anderson
Software Engineer

The hierarchical nature is what made me settle with Dendron after many failed attempts to build a personal knowledge base with other software. I loved it so much that I decided it was finally time to contribute to an open source project. I can tell you that the dev community is also very welcoming.

Mark Hyunik Choi
Software Engineer

I've been using Dendron exclusively for my daily journal and notetaking since last week. 
Now that I've learned about PARA and figured out the hierarchy that best works for me, I'm absolutely loving it! [...] It took me a couple of days to figure out the best workflow and transfer my past notes, I'm now moving faster and able to create, update, and find notes quickly.

Chris J Mears
Software Engineer, Carevoyance

The hierarchical nature is what made me settle with Dendron after many failed attempts to build a personal knowledge base with other software. I loved it so much that I decided it was finally time to contribute to an open source project. I can tell you that the dev community is also very welcoming.

Mark Hyunik Choi
Software Engineer

The hierarchical nature is what made me settle with Dendron after many failed attempts to build a personal knowledge base with other software. I loved it so much that I decided it was finally time to contribute to an open source project. I can tell you that the dev community is also very welcoming.

Mark Hyunik Choi
Software Engineer

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