Alternatives to Byword for Windows with any license

  • LibreOffice - Writer icon

    LibreOffice - Writer

    Writer has all the features you need from a modern, full-featured word processing or desktop publishing tool. It's simple...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Notepad icon

    Notepad

    Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format. Not available for download; bundled with all versions of Windows.

    Free Windows

  • Scrivener icon

    Scrivener

    Scrivener is a word processor and project management tool created specifically for writers of long texts such as novels and research...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • 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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • FocusWriter icon

    FocusWriter

    FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work. The program...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • WriteMonkey icon

    WriteMonkey

    Writemonkey is a Windows zenware writing application with an extremely stripped down user interface, leaving you alone with your...

    Freemium Windows

  • MarkdownPad icon

    MarkdownPad

    MarkdownPad is a full-featured Markdown editor for Windows. Features: LivePreview : Instantly see how your documents look in HTML as...

    Freemium Windows

  • haroopad icon

    haroopad

    Haroopad is a markdown enabled document processor for creating web-friendly documents. You can author various formats of documents...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Q10 icon

    Q10

    Q10 is a simple but powerful text editor designed and built with writers in mind.

    Free Windows

  • WPS Writer icon

    WPS Writer

    WPS Writer, part of WPS Office , is dependable and fast word processing software that is highly...

    Freemium Windows Linux

  • Write! icon

    Write!

    Write! is a distraction-free text editor that boosts your productivity. It supports markdown syntax, spell-checker, cloud integration...

    Commercial Windows

  • OmmWriter icon

    OmmWriter

    Ommwriter is a simple text processor that firmly believes in making writing a pleasure once again, reinvindicating the close...

    Commercial Mac Windows iPad

  • ReText icon

    ReText

    ReText is a simple text editor for Markdown and reStructuredText documents with syntax highlighting and optional live preview. It is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • MarkPad icon

    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...

    Open Source Windows

  • ZenWriter icon

    ZenWriter

    ZenWriter, a text editor for Windows that cuts out all the distraction and lets you focus on letting your thoughts flow. It’s a full...

    Commercial Windows

  • Atlantis Word Processor icon

    Atlantis Word Processor

    Atlantis is an innovative, no-nonsense word processor carefully designed with the end-user in mind. Compact, fast-loading, but still...

    Freemium Windows Windows RT

  • OmPad icon

    OmPad

    OmPad is a free, simple, powerful, beautiful and minimal writing app that helps you focus and concentrate on writing great content....

    Free Mac Windows Web / Cloud

  • JDarkRoom icon

    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...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • GetDiz icon

    GetDiz

    GetDiz is a fully featured text editor which can replace Notepad while maintaining an incredible speed, ease of use and small size....

    Free Windows

  • Markdown Edit icon

    Markdown Edit

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

    Open Source Windows

  • Marxico icon

    Marxico

    Marxico is a neat Markdown editor that features : code highlight, tables, images, attachments, LaTeX etc. live preview, offline...

    Freemium Mac Windows Chrome Evernote

  • Quoll Writer icon

    Quoll Writer

    Focus on your words not the interface Quoll Writer is a writing application that helps you focus on your words. Clean and...

    Open Source Windows

  • Syncplify.me Notepad! icon

    Syncplify.me Notepad!

    Notepad! is the free, powerful, feature-rich replacement for your Windows Notepad. This software is completely free to use, for both...

    Free Windows

  • TextRoom icon

    TextRoom

    TextRoom is a free (as in freedom and free beer) full screen text editor developed especially writers in mind. TextRoom and all...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Catlooking Writer icon

    Catlooking Writer Discontinued

    Simple text exitor for inspiration. When I need a peacefull environment for writing, I use "Catlooking Writer". Clear and...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Manuskript icon

    Manuskript

    Open-source tool for writers. With outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Dark Room icon

    Dark Room

    Dark Room is a full screen, distraction free, writing environment. Unlike standard word processors that focus on features, Dark Room...

    Free Windows

  • SmartDown icon

    SmartDown

    A zen and efficient MarkDown editor for Windows - Integrated library: All your files in the same place with Cloud (OneDrive, Dropbox...

    Commercial Windows

  • CuteMarkEd icon

    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

  • ghostwriter icon

    ghostwriter

    ghostwriter is a Windows and Linux text editor for Markdown, which is a plain text markup format created by John Gruber. For more...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • PHP Markdown icon

    PHP Markdown

    Introduction This is a library package that includes the PHP Markdown parser and its sibling PHP Markdown Extra with additional...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Jane icon

    Jane

    Jane is Just Another Nasty Editor, designed to view and edit all kind of ASCII files. There are millions of similar editors already...

    Free Windows