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Nimbus Note vs. Evernote

Nimbus Note vs. Evernote

Note-taking has become important in personal and professional life, but there are plenty of tools. Two of those are Nimbus Note and Evernote. If you are looking for a fair Nimbus Note vs. Evernote comparison, this is the article you need to decide between the two.

What are both

Evernote Overview

Both Nimbus Note and Evernote are note-taking and collaboration tools. For teams, Nimbus Note will suit better because it offers collaboration features out of the box. Individuals will benefit from Evernote because of its easy-to-use features.

Nimbus Note takes the block-based approach, where you add blocks as you go. Evernote uses the traditional note-taking approach to add information row by row.

Both programs sync your data online, and both offer a wide range of options, including paragraphs, images, lists, etc.

Note-taking tools

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Blocks in Nimbus Note

Both have many helpful editing tools. Nimbus Note, as mentioned, uses blocks, and we find the below blocks to use:

  • Checklists
  • Numbered and bulleted lists
  • Tables
  • Insert image
  • Insert files
  • Headings
  • Font style, color, and size
  • Section breaks
  • Hyperlinks
  • Bookmarks
  • Code blocks
  • Mention members, pages, and dates
  • Quotes and hints
  • Toggle blocks
  • Outline
  • Embeds (link, iFrame, code, etc.)
  • Add buttons

Furthermore, when we type “/,” the program shows all editing tools, and when we type “@,” we can add workspaces, dates, folders, and other information to the notes.

Nimbus Note also supports responsive columns where you add blocks in each column and resize them as you like.

In Evernote, the top toolbar gives you access to all the tools. Here is the list of available options on the Evernote desktop:

  • Checklist
  • Numbered and a bulleted list
  • Insert Tasks
  • Calendar
  • Table
  • Divider
  • Attachments
  • Photo
  • Audio recording
  • Sketch
  • Code blocks
  • Google Drive files
  • Fonts, color, and text size
  • Highlight text
  • Hyperlinks
  • Text alignment and indent
  • Text strikethrough
  • Superscript and Subscript

In terms of tools, we have fewer, while if we talk about formatting, Evernote offers more options than Nimbus Note.

The mobile app of Evernote has reduced options, but we find the essential ones.

Related: Nimbus Note vs. Notion

Nimbus Note vs. Evernote: Collaboration

Individuals may not need to share notes, but collaboration is one of the crucial features for teams. Thankfully, both support collaborations. In fact, Nimbus Note’s main selling point is that it is a collaboration tool.

The tool gives us a way to share notes’ links. You get a password protection option along with the public URL option.

Evernote, on the contrary, gives us two ways to share notes: sharing a link publically and inviting users via emails. The program supports changing permissions from view to edit and edit and invite. The edit invite permission lets others invite other people to edit the note.

Platforms

You can use Evernote and Nimbus Note on all of the popular devices. Nimbus Note can be used on web browsers, as well as on macOS, Windows, iPad, Android, and iOS devices.

The web clipper browser extension is available on major browsers, including Chrome and Firefox. The extension can be used to save text, images, links, emails, and PDF files from the web.

Evernote can be used on the same device types. It also has a web clipper extension to save articles, web pages, and screenshots directly to Evernote’s platform.

Related: Zoho Notebook vs. Evernote

Third-party apps

This round of Nimbus Note vs. Evernote goes to the former because even though Evernote supports integrations, you can connect any in the Professional pan. Nimbus Note, on the other hand, supports integrations for free. Some integrations include:

  • YouTube
  • Google Maps
  • Twitter
  • GitHub
  • Google Drive
  • Airtable
  • InVision

Evernote’s Professional plan offers six integrations as of writing this post:

  • Microsoft Teams
  • Slack
  • Google Drive
  • Gmail
  • Google Calendar
  • Salesforce

Templates

Both come with a wide range of templates. Nimbus Note categories its templates in:

  • Holidays Planning
  • Personal
  • Designer
  • Student and more

Each category has templates to help you start working on projects.

Evernote also categories templates. You can select one after going to the templates page. Some of the popular templates of Evernote include:

  • Meeting Notes
  • Story Dashboard
  • Weekly Planning
  • Projects Goals

Pricing and plans

Nimbus Note vs Evernote
Pricing

The last section of Nimbus Note vs. Evernote is the pricing. The premium plans of both programs are subscription-based, so pay as long as you use them. Nimbus Note free plan gives you access to:

  • Unlimited devices and nested folders
  • 30 notes or 1000 blocks limit
  • 100 MB monthly upload limit
  • Integrations
  • Offline access on supported platforms
  • Public pages
  • 5 minutes video/audio recording

The Pro plan extends the functions of the free plan and offers:

  • Unlimited notes
  • Unlimited Video/audio recording
  • Search in images and docs
  • File edit history
  • Weekly backups
  • Export to PDF
  • Password-protected public pages

It costs $5 per month per user on the annual plan or $7 per month on the monthly plan.

The upper-hand plan, Business, costs $7 monthly (paid annually) and offers branding, custom SMTP, automation, and other business-focused tools.

Evernote’s free plan offers to sync notes on up to two devices, a 60 MB monthly file upload limit, and a 25 MB limit per note. Its Personal subscription costs $7.99 ($5.83 if paid yearly) and offers:

  • Unlimited devices
  • 10 GB monthly upload limit
  • 200 MB upload limit per note
  • Offline access
  • Note due date, reminder, and notifications

The final plan, called Professional, costs $9.99 ($8.33 if paid annually) per month and gives you access to more storage, integration support, and all widgets.

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Conclusion

If you are still unsure what to choose, I believe Nimbus Note will suit you better. It offers both individual and team options, and you get integrations, more upload limits, and offline access for free.

However, the note limit is problematic, so you will have to move elsewhere or subscribe to one of the premium plans.

Anyway, here we end this Nimbus Note vs. Evernote article. Please use the comments box below if you have any questions and subscribe to the newsletter to stay in touch.

Joseph B

Wednesday 19th of October 2022

I couple major issue with Nimbus that had my regretting switching from Evernote. I'm now going back to Evernote after 6 months with Nimbus Note.

1. Search is MUCH SLOWER in Nimbus. A big annoyance also, is with Evernote - you can set your search results to always show most recent notes sorted by date and it will stay that way. Nimbus - you have to set this preference every. time. you. do. a. search. Soo annoying.

2. Search again, but the results are more accurate in Evernote. I did a search in Nimbus for something I had a note on using 2 words in the note. Nimbus gave me Zero results and Evernote pulled up exactly what I was looking for.

3. Windows App is clunky. If your computer goes to sleep and then you wake it back up - Nimbus pops an error up 50% of the time that's it's offline and you have to restart the App.

4. If you're Migrating Data from Evernote to Nimbus - it's unreliable. My Notes transferred over, but several titles of the notes that were previously labeled, are now titled "Untitled Note" in Nimbus.

Overall, just enough things wrong with Nimbus that it's not quite there yet.