CLEditor Alternatives

    CLEditor is described as 'open source jQuery plugin which provides a lightweight, full featured, cross browser, extensible, WYSIWYG HTML editor that can be easily added into any web site' and is a WYSIWYG Editor in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to CLEditor, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Windows, Linux and Mac. Most alternatives are WYSIWYG and Code Editors. The best alternative is Markdown, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to CLEditor are TinyMCE (Freemium, Open Source), CKEditor (Paid, Open Source), Trumbowyg (Free, Open Source) and Editor.js (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 5, 2021

    1. 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 text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML).

      Discontinued

      Last update was in Dec 2004. The original app is no longer developed but the Markdown language continues in use and support through many other projects.

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    2. 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.


    3. CKEditor 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.
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    4. Trumbowyg is a very small jQuery plugin (16 kB minified) for creating a powerful WYSIWYG editor.
    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. A beautiful WYSIWYG HTML text editor.
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    9. 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.
      • 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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