Notes & Office

Notes

Use Instead Of: Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft Office 365, Evernote.

Product Description Price
StandardNotes Standard Notes is a simple and private notes app that makes your notes easy and available everywhere you are. Features end-to-end encryption on every platform, and a powerful desktop experience with themes and custom editors. Free - $34.99/yr
Joplin Joplin is a free, open source, fully featured note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of markdown notes organised into notebooks and tags. It offers E2EE encryption and can sync through Nextcloud, Dropbox and more. It also offers easy import from Evernote and plain text notes. Free
Turtl Turtl lets you take notes, bookmark websites, and store documents for sensitive projects. From sharing passwords with your coworkers to tracking research on an article you're writing, Turtl keeps it all safe from everyone but you and those you share with. Free

Office

Use Instead Of: Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft Office 365, Evernote.

Product Description Price
LibreOffice Open Source office replacement. While not necessarily privacy driven, unlike Office, you don't need any accounts with Microsoft and it doesn't need to report back data. Free
CryptPad CryptPad offers secure, collaborative document sharing and storage. Editing text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations are a snap. Free - $12/mo

Team Chat / Collaboration

Use Instead Of: Skype, WhatsApp, Facebook Messanger, Slack.

Product Description Price
Peerio Team chat and collorbartion with privacy in mind. Excellent Slack replacement. Free - $9.99/mo
Rocket.Chat A self-hosted team chat solution for those who want to keep files and conversations safely on their own servers. Free