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xTiles Productivity Tool

Are you searching for a single primary app that fits exactly to your workflow?

💻  A web-first app crafted for productivity enhancement

👍 Web clipper and additional functionalities for gathering comprehensive information

💙 A visual and flexible interface for attractive organizing information

📱 Mobile apps for on-the-go planning

😉 Ready-to-use planners and templates for a seamless beginning

🔁 Suitable for both synchronous and asynchronous teamwork

xTiles vs One Note

One Note
Task Management
  • No built-in task management
  • Tasks managed through checkboxes
  • Simulated Kanban board using notebook page columns
  • Lacks a centralized task view
  • Reminder and Outlook-integrated tasks can be added to to-do lists
  • Built-in tasks. Special task panel
  • View tasks in one place
  • Allows for easy insertion of content within notes
  • Set a due date
  • Set reminders for tasks
  • Assign a task to someone
  • Recurring task
  • View tasks in calendar, kanban board, list, or cards

❌ No database function available

Design your note structure with just notebooks, sections, and pages

Build your collection (database) as you work on your project

Collection items can belong to several collections simultaneously

Freedom to merge canvas and collections within a single project

Starting from



Pricing for Personal using

$6.99 - monthly (Microsoft 365 Personal)

$10 - monthly (Personal Pro)

Pricing for Team using

$15/ member - monthly (Business Standard)

$10/member - monthly (Team Plan)

  • Compare OneNote and xTiles for Task Management: OneNote lacks built-in task management and a centralized task view but allows for reminders and Outlook task integration. On the other hand, xTiles offers comprehensive task management with built-in tasks, centralized task tracking, reminders, and flexible task views like calendar, kanban board, list, and cards
  • Database: OneNote does not have a database function. In OneNote, you can craft your unique note structure utilizing just notebooks, sections, and pages. xTiles offers flexible, visual, and easy-to-use collections (databases)

Convincing features

Here are a few more reasons why you should give xTiles a go...
Tasks, Reminders, Assigns
Schedule and focus on what you're working on.
Visual Search
Instantly find notes, switch docs, and move content between projects.
Nesting Blocks
Add more details to your notes to diverge your thoughts and ideas.
Import and Export
Import or Export projects with PDF, PNG, and Markdown files.
Calendar view
Create notes directly linked to your calendar with one-click.
Kanban boards, tables, galleries, and more. Customize any workflow.
Two sided-backlinks
Converge your knowledge and see all needed contexts for your stuff.
AI Assisstant
Work faster. Write better.
Brainstorm new ideas and first drafts

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What are the differences between Microsoft OneNote and other note-taking apps like xTiles?

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Which is better for me, planner xTiles or Microsoft OneNote?

Is xTiles available for different versions of the Windows OS?

If I update my Windows OS, will there be any changes within xTiles?

Can I use xTiles as an alternative to OneNote for Windows 10?

Can xTiles's organizational structure be an alternative to OneNote Pages and Sub-Pages?

Is xTiles simpler to start and use for a non-MS user?

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