Both QOwnNotes and Joplin are powerful, Markdown
-based, open-source note-taking apps.
QOwnNotes is faster due to being written in a fast, low-level programming language. It's also highly customizable.
Joplin stands out as a more polished, aesthetically pleasing product with a simpler set of features.
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Maybe Paper is what you're looking for.