cherrytree

cherrytree

A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.

Written by Giuseppe Penone (aka giuspen) and Evgenii Gurianov (aka txe).

The user manual online html and downloadable ctb written by Ellie Borden (currently old and discontinued).

The following languages are supported (If you want to help translating to your language write me):

  • Armenian (Seda Stamboltsyan, up to date)
  • Bulgarian (Iliya Nikolaev, TO BE UPDATED)
  • Chinese Simplified (Wang Yu, up to date)
  • Chinese Traditional (Emer Chen, up to date)
  • Croatian (Filip Bakula, up to date)
  • Czech (Pavel Fric, up to date)
  • Dutch (Luuk Geurts, up to date)
  • English (default)
  • French (Klaus Becker, TO BE UPDATED)
  • Finnish (Henri Kaustinen, TO BE UPDATED)
  • German (Matthias Hoffmann, up to date)
  • Greek (TO BE UPDATED)
  • Hindi India (Paresh Mhatre, TO BE UPDATED)
  • Italian (Giuseppe Penone, up to date)
  • Japanese (Piyo, up to date)
  • Kazakh (Viktor Polyanskiy, TO BE UPDATED)
  • Korean (Sean Lee, up to date)
  • Lithuanian (TO BE UPDATED)
  • Polish (TO BE UPDATED)
  • Portuguese (Rui Santos, up to date)
  • Portuguese Brazil (Rui Santos, up to date)
  • Romanian (Tudor Sprinceana, up to date)
  • Russian (Viktor Polyanskiy, TO BE UPDATED)
  • Slovenian (Erik Lovrič, up to date)
  • Spanish (UserFav, up to date)
  • Swedish (Åke Engelbrektson, up to date)
  • Turkish (Ferhat Aydin, up to date)
  • Ukrainian (Andriy Kovtun, up to date)
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help features :

  • rich text (foreground color, background color, bold, italic, underline, strikethrough, small, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, subscript, superscript, monospace)
  • syntax highlighting supporting several programming languages
  • images handling: insertion in the text, edit (resize/rotate), save as png file
  • embedded files handling: insertion in the text, save to disk
  • multi-level lists handling (bulleted, numbered, to-do and switch between them, multiline with shift+enter)
  • simple tables handling (cells with plain text), cut/copy/paste row, import/export as csv file
  • codeboxes handling: boxes of plain text (optionally with syntax highlighting) into rich text, import/export as text file
  • execution of the code for code nodes and codeboxes; the terminal and the command per syntax highlighting is configurable in the preferences dialog
  • alignment of text, images, tables and codeboxes (left/center/right/fill)
  • hyperlinks associated to text and images (links to webpages, links to nodes/nodes + anchors, links to files, links to folders)
  • spell check (using gspell)
  • intra application copy/paste: supported single images, single codeboxes, single tables and a compound selection of rich text, images, codeboxes and tables
  • cross application copy/paste (tested with libreoffice and gmail): supported single images, single codeboxes, single tables and a compound selection of rich text, images, codeboxes and tables
  • copying a list of files from the file manager and pasting in cherrytree will create a list of links to files, images are recognized and inserted in the text
  • print & save as pdf file of a selection / node / node and subnodes / the whole tree
  • export to html of a selection / node / node and subnodes / the whole tree
  • export to plain text of a selection / node / node and subnodes / the whole tree
  • toc generation for a node / node and subnodes / the whole tree, based on headers h1, h2 and h3
  • find a node, find in selected node, find in selected node and subnodes, find in all nodes
  • replace in nodes names, replace in selected node, replace in selected node and subnodes, replace in all nodes
  • iteration of the latest find, iteration of the latest replace, iteration of the latest applied text formatting
  • import from html file, import from folder of html files
  • import from plain text file, import from folder of plain text files
  • import from basket, cherrytree, epim html, gnote, keepnote, keynote, knowit, mempad, notecase, rednotebook, tomboy, treepad lite, tuxcards, zim
  • export to cherrytree file of a selection / node / node and subnodes / the whole tree
  • password protection (using http://www.7-zip.org/) – NOTE: while a cherrytree password protected document is opened, an unprotected copy is extracted to a temporary folder of the filesystem; this copy is removed when you close cherrytree
  • tree nodes drag and drop
  • automatic link to web page if writing the URL
  • automatic link to node if writing node name surrounded by [[node name]]



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downloaddownload last stable version 0.99.45 (January 16th, 2022 – changelog) :

tar.gz archive source code (GPLv3+): cherrytree_0.99.45.tar.xz
with signature cherrytree_0.99.45.tar.xz.asc and key:
terminal gpg --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys C7BF38CE0BD442C2369AA984049128A20CE0648D
terminal gpg --verify PATH.tar.xz.asc
( NOTE: also available under github releases )

deb package ubuntu bionic 18.04 LTS / focal 20.04 LTS / hirsute 21.04 / impish 21.10 packages
(giuspen PPA: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:giuspen/ppa)
https://launchpad.net/~giuspen/+archive/ubuntu/ppa/+packages

rpm package Fedora 31+ see https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/bcotton/cherrytree/

flatpak package Flatpak https://flathub.org/apps/details/com.giuspen.cherrytree

mac os homebrew Mac OS X via Homebrew https://formulae.brew.sh/formula/cherrytree or Mac Ports https://ports.macports.org/port/cherrytree

7z archive Microsoft windows installer: cherrytree_0.99.45.0_win64_setup.exe [old pygtk2 cherrytree_0.39.4_setup.exe]

7z archive Microsoft windows portable archive: cherrytree_0.99.45.0_win64_portable.7z (look for mingw64/bin/cherrytree.exe; for portable config put config.cfg in portable folder root, beside license.txt) [old pygtk2 cherrytree_0.39.4_win32_portable.7z]

terminal
sha256sum *
1cd7d91451f26cd4f51bf08ddbe115fe2df072e9ca93e48b7114bdaaa4a33ae1 cherrytree_0.99.45.0_win64_portable.7z
6701bd77250fd58179cd25872010484fd8215575834a350c7f6d7203286b1ea6 cherrytree_0.99.45.0_win64_setup.exe
87649f594b8e6e8fb9426d437b1cd651240e073624ffbe0e5268b686759af2a5 cherrytree_0.99.45.tar.xz
f825a590cc1f7a166a3d96eaa0aa2d94bd595cfc62276c91c1e22fa115cc9b7f cherrytree_0.99.45.tar.xz.asc

gnome resides in applications–accessories–cherrytree



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downloaddownload last testing version:

nothing under testing



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plugins  source code :

the source code is version controlled with git and hosted by github.
you can get a clone of the cherrytree git repository issuing the command:

terminal git clone https://github.com/giuspen/cherrytree.git
terminal git submodule update --init

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