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Trilium Notes

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Trilium Notes is a hierarchical note taking application with focus on building large personal knowledge bases. See screenshots for quick overview:

Trilium Screenshot

Ukraine is currently defending itself from Russian aggression, please consider donating to Ukrainian Army or humanitarian charities.

drawing Trilium Notes supports Ukraine!

🎁 Features

Check out awesome-trilium for 3rd party themes, scripts, plugins and more.

🏗 Builds

Trilium is provided as either desktop application (Linux and Windows) or web application hosted on your server (Linux). Mac OS desktop build is available, but it is unsupported.

  • If you want to use Trilium on the desktop, download binary release for your platform from latest release, unzip the package and run trilium executable.
  • If you want to install Trilium on server, follow this page.
    • Currently only recent Chrome and Firefox are supported (tested) browsers.

Trilium is also provided as a Flatpak:

📝 Documentation

See wiki for complete list of documentation pages.

You can also read Patterns of personal knowledge base to get some inspiration on how you might use Trilium.

💻 Contribute

Use a browser based dev environment

Open in Gitpod

Or clone locally and run

npm install
npm run start-server

📢 Shoutouts

  • CKEditor 5 - best WYSIWYG editor on the market, very interactive and listening team
  • FancyTree - very feature rich tree library without real competition. Trilium Notes would not be the same without it.
  • CodeMirror - code editor with support for huge amount of languages
  • jsPlumb - visual connectivity library without competition. Used in relation maps and link maps

🤝 Support

You can support Trilium using GitHub Sponsors, PayPal or Bitcoin (bitcoin:bc1qv3svjn40v89mnkre5vyvs2xw6y8phaltl385d2).

🔑 License

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.