Blank Slate Alternatives

    Blank Slate is described as 'Get thoughts down quick, do things with them later. Just start typing'. There are more than 50 alternatives to Blank Slate, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Blank Slate are Typora (Free), Mark Text (Free, Open Source), FocusWriter (Free, Open Source) and ghostwriter (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 7, 2021

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

      Discontinued

      Last version was in March 2018.

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    2. Cold Turkey Writer won't let you quit until you finish your work. Like, literally will not quit.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      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.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Google Chrome
      • Evernote
      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 editing etc.
    3. Compose efficiently. Edit smartly. Stay on track. Blurt is all you need to write — in one sleek tool. Not your typical writing app. There are plenty of tools that allow you to write. There aren't tools that help you write. That's where Blurt comes in.


    4. Marked 2 is a previewer (*not an editor*) for Markdown, MultiMarkdown and other text markup languages. It updates live every time you save your document in your favorite text editor, comes with writing analysis tools, and is powerfully flexible.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      Epsilon Notes is a text editor for writing texts with Markdown-compatible CommonMark tags. Epsilon Notes can generate pdf and HTML code from your documents. CommonMark is an easy text formatting tool taking only a few minutes to learn, Runs on Android and Windows.
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    5. A Qt-based, free and open source markdown editor with live HTML preview, math expressions, code and markdown syntax highlighting.

      Discontinued

      Latest commit on Aug 29, 2016

    6. WordMark is a lightweight editor for markdown writers. You can easily publish posts to your blogs via WordMark including Wordpress, Ghost, Medium, Blogger, Github (Jekyll), Evernote, and so on.
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    7. Deepdwn is a markdown editing suite, designed to organize and edit collections of markdown files. Your files are stored in portable, standard markdown format on your machine.
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