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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 Text 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, Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is TinyMCE, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CKEditor are Trumbowyg, CrossBrowdy, N1ED and WYMeditor.

CKEditor alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Code Editors or Website Builders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CKEditor.
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  1. TinyMCE icon

    TinyMCE

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress
    31 alternatives to TinyMCE 

    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.

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    1.  WYSIWYG SupportTinyMCE integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsTinyMCE can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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      TinyMCE vs CKEditor opinions
      Almost everyone thinks TinyMCE is a great alternative to CKEditor.
    • Trumbowyg icon

      Trumbowyg

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      20 alternatives to Trumbowyg 

      Trumbowyg is a very small jQuery plugin (16 kB minified) for creating a powerful WYSIWYG editor. Features:

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      1.  LightweightTrumbowyg consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
      2.  WYSIWYG SupportTrumbowyg integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
      3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsTrumbowyg can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
      4.  WYSIWYG HTML EditorTrumbowyg allows you to make and preview changes to an application or website in real time, without needing to know code.
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      Trumbowyg vs CKEditor opinions
      Most users think Trumbowyg is a great alternative to CKEditor.


    • CrossBrowdy icon

      CrossBrowdy

      476 alternatives to CrossBrowdy 

      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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      N1ED

      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • CKEditor
      • TinyMCE
      • Drupal
      • Joomla
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • PrestaShop
      • Magento Community Edition
      34 alternatives to N1ED 

      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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      1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsN1ED can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
      2.  WYSIWYG SupportN1ED integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
      N1Ed overview. Classic editor with basic editing features will get amazing transform with N1ED
      Work with media due to built-in file manager and image editor
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      WYMeditor

      28 alternatives to WYMeditor 

      WYMeditor is a web-based WYSIWYM (What You See Is What You Mean) XHTML editor (not WYSIWYG).

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      1.  WYSIWYG SupportWYMeditor integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.


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        Quill

        • Self-Hosted
        • JavaScript
        30 alternatives to Quill 

        Quill is a free, open source WYSIWYG editor built for the modern web. With its modular architecture and expressive API, it is completely customizable to fulfill any need.

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        1.  WYSIWYG SupportQuill integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
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        ContentTools Editor

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Online
        33 alternatives to ContentTools Editor 

        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.

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        1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsContentTools Editor can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
        2.  WYSIWYG SupportContentTools Editor integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
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        ContentTools Editor vs CKEditor opinions
        Most users think ContentTools Editor is a great alternative to CKEditor.
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        Aloha Editor

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Online
        31 alternatives to Aloha Editor 

        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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        1.  WYSIWYG SupportAloha Editor integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
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          Editor.js

          • FreeOpen Source
          • Self-Hosted
          29 alternatives to Editor.js 

          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.

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          1.  WYSIWYG SupportEditor.js integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
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        • Summernote icon

          Summernote

          • FreeOpen Source
          • Online
          21 alternatives to Summernote 

          WYSIWYG Editor built with jQuery, Bootstrap and Font-Awesome. MIT-licensed. 2500+ stars on GitHub.

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          1.  WYSIWYG SupportSummernote integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
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            Summernote vs CKEditor opinions
            Most users think Summernote is a great alternative to CKEditor.
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