CKEditor Alternatives

    CKEditor is described as '4 and CKEditor 5 are easy-to-implement open source JavaScript WYSIWYG rich text editors for any web browser. CKEditor Ecosystem has 2 very distinct rich text editors as well as image upload and collaboration solutions' and is a WYSIWYG Editor in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to CKEditor for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows, Linux and Internet Explorer. Most alternatives are WYSIWYG and Text Editors. The best alternative is TinyMCE, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CKEditor are Trumbowyg (Free, Open Source), ContentTools (Free, Open Source), Bootstrap Editor (Paid) and Editor.js (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

    1. TinyMCE is a platform independent web based Javascript HTML WYSIWYG editor control released as Open Source under LGPL by Moxiecode Systems AB. It has the ability to convert HTML TEXTAREA fields or other HTML elements to editor instances.
      Almost everyone thinks TinyMCE is a great alternative to CKEditor.
    2. Trumbowyg is a very small jQuery plugin (16 kB minified) for creating a powerful WYSIWYG editor.
      Most users think Trumbowyg is a great alternative to CKEditor.


    3. A small & beautiful WYSIWYG editor for HTML content. ContentTools is a collection of small, flexible, extensible and framework agnostic JavaScript libraries for creating beautiful WYSIWYG editors for HTML content.
      Most users think ContentTools is a great alternative to CKEditor.
    4. Manage columns, rows and containers visually. Instantly toggle visibility of elements. Simulate how your responsive content looks on various devices directly while editing content, without even switching to the preview mode thanks to the support for Bootstrap breakpoints.
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    5. Editor.js is a block-styled editor for rich media stories. It outputs clean data in JSON instead of heavy HTML-markup. And more important thing is that Editor.js is designed to be API extendable and pluggable. So there are few key features: 1. Clean data output
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    6. Aloha Editor is an HTML5 WYSIWYG Editor that gives you a total new experience when editing. It's faster than existing WYSIWYG technologies and offers unprecedented WYSIWYG functionalities.
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    7. CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.
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    8. WYSIWYG Editor built with jQuery, Bootstrap and Font-Awesome. MIT-licensed. 2500+ stars on GitHub.
      Most users think Summernote is a great alternative to CKEditor.
    9. A beautiful WYSIWYG HTML text editor.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • CKEditor
      • TinyMCE
      • Drupal
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      N1ED is an add-on for CKEditor and TinyMCE that completely redefines your vision of WYSIWYG editors. Absolutely FREE. Auto update from CDN.
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