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BadWrite is described as 'One day it rains and I have to write an article for the web, I need to write, not to think about where to place the images or format the text, I need that simple wonder called Markdown' and is a Text Editor in the photos & graphics category. There are nine alternatives to BadWrite for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is nvALT, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like BadWrite are Notational Velocity, Hyperdraft, nvPY and Quiver.

BadWrite alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Todo List Managers or Text Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of BadWrite.
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    nvALT

    • Mac
    170 alternatives to nvALT 

    nvALT is a fork of the original Notational Velocity with some additional features and interface modifications by Brett Terpstra and ElasticThreads.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownnvALT supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Notational Velocity

    246 alternatives to Notational Velocity 

    Notational Velocity is a mouseless application for storing and retrieving notes.

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    Hyperdraft

    • Online
    • RemoteStorage
    225 alternatives to Hyperdraft 

    Turn your notes into a website.

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    1.  Works OfflineHyperdraft can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Privacy focusedHyperdraft is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  Ad-freeHyperdraft doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Support for MarkDownHyperdraft supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    nvPY

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    125 alternatives to nvPY 

    nvPY is a note-taking tool inspired by Notational Velocity, nvALT and ResophNotes. It syncs with simplenote, and runs on Linux, Windows and OSX.

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    Quiver

    • Mac
    299 alternatives to Quiver 

    Quiver is a notebook built for programmers. It lets you easily mix text, code and Markdown within one note, edit code with an awesome code editor, live preview Markdown and LaTeX cells, and find any note instantly via the full-text search.

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    1.  Syntax HighlightingQuiver supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    2.  Support for MarkDownQuiver supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    4.  Support for LaTeXQuiver supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    5.  Full-Text SearchQuiver lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    6.  Code FormattingQuiver supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
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    Notation

    • Windows
    9 alternatives to Notation 

    Quick and easy notes in one place.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownNotation supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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      Metanota

      88 alternatives to Metanota 

      Metanota is a beautiful OSX client and editor for creating and managing notes using the well known SimpleNote cloud service. Other note-taking cloud providers will follow shortly.

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      Filenotes

      • Windows
      • Android
      110 alternatives to Filenotes 

      Filenotes is an app designed for simple note taking and cloud sync. It has no closed or proprietary formats, no lock-in and is compatible with any device which supports text files. Filenotes has integrated Dropbox synchronisation (Android version) but you are free to use your...

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      SynNotes

      80 alternatives to SynNotes 

      Simple syntax highlighted Notes manager with incremental full-text search and GMaill like tags as folders.

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      1.  Syntax HighlightingSynNotes supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
      2.  PortableSynNotes can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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