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NeuraCache vs Anki

Anki and NeuraCache are both amazing flashcards + spaced repetition apps that will take your learning process to the next level.

Both are content agnostic and provide a similar SM-2 algorithm by default. Here are the key differences between the apps.

Basics

Anki
NeuraCache
Released
2006
2019
Platforms
Android / iOS / Windows / Mac / Linux
Android / iOS
Algorithms
customizable SM-2
- SM-2 - static 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 days - static 1, 5, 15, 30, 60 days - exponential
integrations
non-direct, manual sync via community plugins
direct integrations to: - Notion - Evernote - Obsidian - Logseq - OneNote - Twitter
file format
.apkg (html package)
- markdown - csv
plugins
none
pricing
- free - $24.99 one-time purchase for the iOS app
- most of the features are free (unlimited cards, integrations, today’s queue) optional Premium: - $2.99 / month (paid annually) - $3.99 / month (paid monthly)
open source
yes
no
offline
yes
yes
signup needed
no
no
ads
no
no

High-level comparison

Anki
NeuraCache
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Anki (2006) is a much more established software than NeuraCache (2019). Being so long in the market has both pros (feature set, plugins, community) and cons (aesthetic, speed of development, integrations) NeuraCache tries to address these problems by providing β€” ease of use, beautiful design, and direct coupling with second brains (Obsidian, Notion, Evernote, Logseq, OneNote). Whatever app you choose, you won't regret it as you invest time in one of the most precious aspects of your life β€” Learning. We recommend starting with NeuraCache πŸ’œ β€” only because it's so easy to try it out. It's free, and there is no need to signup for an account. Just start using it. And if you find that its feature set is limiting β€” try Anki πŸ‘Œ Happy Learning 🧠