Alternatives to Byword for Windows with any license

  • Markdown icon

    Markdown

    Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers. Markdown allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML). Thus, “Markdown” is two things:...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    FocusWriter

    FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work. The program autosaves your progress, and reloads the last files you had open to make it easy to jump back in during...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

    • It's the same visual experience, as known from Byword Guest • Sep 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    Haroopad

    Haroopad is a markdown enabled document processor for creating web-friendly documents. You can author various formats of documents such as blog article, slide, presentation, report, and e-mail as if experts did. Haroopad gives you...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued Latest commit 4b1c0af on Jan 3, 2015. See https://github.com/rhiokim/haroopad
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    MarkdownPad

    MarkdownPad is a full-featured Markdown editor for Windows. Features: LivePreview : Instantly see how your documents look in HTML as you create them. Easy formatting with keyboard shortcuts. Markdown formatting can be applied (and...

    Freemium Windows

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    ReText

    ReText is a simple text editor for Markdown and reStructuredText documents with syntax highlighting and optional live preview. It is written in Python using Qt libraries, able to run on any platforms (Linux and BSD are officially...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    Organon

    Organon is a plugin for LibreOffice and OpenOffice. Organon allows to split up large texts into parts, allows tagging and opening parts of the project in new tabs. Parts are shown in a treeview. Entries can be moved by...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux LibreOffice Apache OpenOffice

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    MarkPad

    MarkPad is a Text editor for writing in MarkDown-Syntax. It will display the parsed and styled result to the right side of the plain text on the left.

    Open Source Windows

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    Markdown Edit

    Markdown Edit is a Windows desktop Markdown editor with an emphasis on content and keyboard shortcuts. There is minimal window chrome and most functions are accessed through keyboard shortcuts.

    Open Source Windows

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    OmmWriter

    Ommwriter is a simple text processor that firmly believes in making writing a pleasure once again, reinvindicating the close relationship between writer and paper. The more intimate the relation, the smoother the flow of inspiration.

    Commercial Mac Windows iPad

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    Abricotine

    Abricotine is an open-source markdown editor for desktop. In Abricotine, you can preview your document directly in the text editor rather than in a side pane. - Write in markdown (or GFM) and export your documents in HTML, -...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell

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    Atlantis Word Processor

    Atlantis is an innovative, no-nonsense word processor carefully designed with the end-user in mind. Compact, fast-loading, but still powerful and efficient, Atlantis will be the perfect companion for a wide range of your word...

    Freemium Windows Windows RT

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    GetDiz

    GetDiz is a fully featured text editor which can replace Notepad while maintaining an incredible speed, ease of use and small size. You can display and edit any text files with GetDiz. Additionally it offers enhanced functionality...

    Free Windows

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    Marxico

    Marxico is a neat Markdown editor that features : code highlight, tables, images, attachments, LaTeX etc. live preview, offline desktop client and Chrome App. Evernote integration with notebooks & tags, two-way bind...

    Freemium Mac Windows Chrome Evernote

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    Jane

    Jane is Just Another Nasty Editor, designed to view and edit all kind of ASCII files. There are millions of similar editors already available, but the choice is yours: those who try this might discover nice features they'll soon...

    Free Windows

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    Calmly Writer

    Calmly Writer is a professional text editor designed to focus on what you want to tell, with a simple, unobtrusive and distraction-free user interface.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Chrome OS

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    MarkRight

    MarkRight is a simple but very efficient Markdown editor built using Electron and ClojureScript. It uses a dual pane interface that lets you focus on the task of writing, while providing a live preview so you can instantly see the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell

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    SmartDown

    A zen and efficient MarkDown editor for Windows - Integrated library: All your files in the same place with Cloud (OneDrive, Dropbox, ...)support - Improve your creativity : Hightlight mode, full screen mode - Integrated Wordpress...

    Commercial Windows

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    ConstEdit

    ConstEdit is a word processor that writes documents in the html format, which is the standard internet webpage format. Documents written with ConstEdit can therefore be directly viewed with a web-browser.

    Free Personal Windows

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    PHP Markdown

    Introduction This is a library package that includes the PHP Markdown parser and its sibling PHP Markdown Extra with additional features. Originally it was a port to PHP of the Markdown tool written by John Gruber. “Markdown” is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    CuteMarkEd

    A Qt-based, free and open source markdown editor with live HTML preview, math expressions, code and markdown syntax highlighting.

    Open Source Windows Linux PortableApps.com

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    MetroTextual

    MetroTextual is a Windows text editor inspired by Microsoft’s Metro Design Language. It’s designed to be a visually appealing replacement for Notepad; with significant improvements to performance and aesthetics. Hotshot programmers...

    Free Windows

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    JDarkRoom

    JDarkRoom is a popular, simple full-screen text file editor with none of the usual bells and whistles that might distract you from the job in hand. If you are writing a speech, novel, essay, thesis or just need to be able to...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued Last version dates from 2010.
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    TEXTS

    TEXTS is rich editor for plain text. - Write structured documents. - Separate Content from Formatting. - Store in Markdown. - Publish to many formats.

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • MdCharm icon

    MdCharm

    MdCharm is a wiki editor written in Qt which supports markdown. It has features like live preview, pdf/html/odt exporting, opening directory as project, custom css, code syntax highlighting and much more.

    Open Source Windows Linux

    • Discontinued No longer maintained: https://github.com/zhangshine/MdCharm/issues/4
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    BDV Notepad

    It is a comfortable text editor and a Windows Notepad replacement. In this program are combined: extended functionality, comfortable interface, flexible adjustment and all of this is absolutely free-of-charge! Program can work with...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued No changes since 2009. See http://www.bdvnotepad.com/products/bdv-notepad/