a free-form database
a journal (see Wiki Journaling)
Internet wikis that need a server, but can be run locally
The degree of difficulty for installation varies -- most PHP installations require an Apache Web server, and some may require mySQL as well. Windows users check out XAMPP for an easy-to-use Apache/PHP/MySQL platform.
Erfurt Wiki, uses PHP - but you can either use MYSQL or a textfile mode. The textfile mode makes it very easy to edit the pages locally. (You need to have EasyPHP or some similar software.)
Php Wiki (You also need to have EasyPHP or some similar software.)
Sk Avery Simple Wiki (Perl on Apache or IIS)
Use Mod Wiki (in Perl)
Wacko Wiki (apache, mysql)
Wi Kit (in TCL/TK)
Jsp Wiki (JSP, flat files)
Personal wikis that come with a server (and need a browser)
Eddies Wiki (one of the earliest personal wikis)
Elreys Wiki Server (based on Eddies Wiki 0.95)
Michel Van De Weterings Wiki Server (based on Eddies Wiki 1.0; you can do HTML with this version + you can use free links to form a wiki word [ ])
Gollum - github.com
Includes local server and integrates with rack based servers
Stores plain text files (markdown, org-mode, textile and more) into a git repo
Maintained by github team
Personal Kneaver (www.kneaver.com ) combines Wiki and Mindmaps.
Moin Moin (even in Win32, with or without other server, since it come with a optional standalone server)
Project Forum -- the demo version; no need to even start the browser separately; written in TCL; a single exe file
SSmS (oi-torpedo.com ) - A Wiki-based for SMS.
Windows Wiki - comes with Tinyweb http server in an automatic installer. Requires python be present.
Xo Yn Ki (in Java)
Personal Wikis that don't need a server but require a browser
Stick Wiki -- simple one-file Wiki
Tiddly Wiki Classic -- The original. More mature, has more useful plugins, and requires an additional JSON file stored in the same folder of your tiddlywiki when using Chrome or IE.
TiddlyWiki5 -- Tiddly Wiki rewritten from the ground up based on HTML5 standards in order to to be as future-proof as possible. Currently in beta, lacking many features of the original (using plugins)(3/4/2014).
Stand-alone personal wikis that don't require a server or a browser
More than one operating system
Wikid Pad -- now open source, Windows, Linux, Mac OS X
Wi Kit (in TCL/TK) can be run either as a desktop without a server or with a server
Zulu Pad -- Mac OS X and Windows - it does not work with the latest versions of OS X and there seems to be no development for any operating system since 2009
Newton -- newton.sourceforge.net
Tagore -- dospeixos.net (a personal desktop wiki for GNOME, using ruby-gnome2) (dead link, redirects to google)
Mac Personal Wiki -- for OS X only (broken link)
Voodoo Pad -- (shareware 24.95) for OS X only
Wiki Brain -- for OS X only (broken link)
Wikinotes -- wikinotes.mug-linz.at (no longer available)
bLade Wiki -- not just for Windows mobile, not even dependent on it: dale.lane.googlepages.com
Connected Text -- (commercial $29.95), includes a web or map view of nodes, categories, calendar and full text search
Linked Notes -- (commercial $19.95)
Note Studio -- works well on Windows, it's meant to be used with Palm (for PC $39.95 US, for Palm and PC $49.95 US)
Note Wiki -- no development since 2003
Pepys Wiki -- no longer supported
Ppc Softi Know -- (commercial; free lite edition, $29 Home edition, $79 Standard edition, $249 Professional edition)
Wiki Writer -- (shareware 39.95)
See also Desktop Wiki
Web-based Personal Wikis
Luminotes -- luminotes.com - Shut down. Not available.
Unyverse -- www.unyverse.com
Wetpaint -- www.wetpaint.com
Rwiki - github.com
giewiki -- giewiki.appspot.com built off of Tiddlywiki 2.4.1, but is stored online using Google's web-based App Engine free hosting enviroment.
Editme -- www.editme.com
Personal Wiki for Editors/IDEs
Mundo Oi -- mundooi.org
Vim Wiki -- Personal Wiki for Vim
Pot Wiki -- plain textfiles (Vim)
Vi Ki -- for Vim
Vim Ki -- Alpha June 14, 2004 also for Vim
Plain Text Wiki -- Make a wiki with Textmate (a Mac editor): interconnected.org
Acro Wiki -- Palm, stores notes in Memos
bLADE Wiki -- It runs on Windows and Windows Mobile - and can sync between the two. See dale.lane.googlepages.com
Ema Personal Wiki - for Android and Windows, syncs via Dropbox, see jwbs-blog.blogspot.com
Mobile Wiki Server -- an iPhone based wiki for personal use, or serving pages in a Wi Fi network. Also usable over a local Wi Fi network. Backs up to iTunes store, and exports to other users and to its cross-platform desktop version. See www.mobilewikiserver.com
Note Studio -- PalmOS + Windows
Unyverse -- see www.unyverse.com . Works on any Java (J2ME) or Windows Mobile phone. Has also an AJAX web-based interface when accessing from a computer. Sync between the two.
Wikiz -- geni.ath.cx
Or you could carry around your Wiki On Portable Storage media.
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