What is mdSilo?

mdSilo is a super lightweight knowledge-base and note-taking software for people who constantly taking notes.

It leverages Markdown for note-taking, internal tagging and backlinks, and building a connected network between notes for easy browsing.

mdSilo is built using Tauri, a revolutionary framework for building desktop applications on top of Rust and HTML/ JavaScript.  It also uses React and Slate.

You can use mdSilo to organize anything, your personal note, code, tasks, personal projects, and keep track of your educational curve.


  • Extremely lightweight app built with Rust and web technologies
  • Clean and easy-to-use interface
  • WYSIWYG Editor, Real time preview, Markdown support
  • Slash command, hotkeys and more toolkits
  • Graph view
  • Task view
  • Chronicle view
  • BackLink
  • Block Reference
  • HashTag
  • Full-text search
  • GitHub-like daily activity graph
  • Easily create files
  • Open or import JSON file
  • Open and edit folder files
  • Organize your notes and files with tags
  • It comes with a built-in task viewer
  • Allows you to view all tasks within one file
  • Runs on desktop or as a web-based self-hosted application
  • Small size package and does not consume your device resources


  1. macOS
  2. Windows
  3. Linux using AppImage which can be installed on Ubuntu, Arch Linux, Linux Mint, Fedora and SolusOS.


mdSilo is released under the GNU Affero General Public License v3.0.


  1. https://github.com/danloh/mdSilo-app
  2. https://mdsilo.com/