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HedgeDoc Alternatives

HedgeDoc is described as '(fcommunity-driven fork of CodiMD) is an open-source collaborative markdown editor. With HedgeDoc you can easily collaborate on notes, graphs and even presentations in real-time. All you need to do is to share your note-link to your co-workers, and they’re ready to go' and is a Text Editor in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to HedgeDoc for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HedgeDoc are Mark Text, ghostwriter, Etherpad and Inkdrop.

HedgeDoc alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Text Editors or Todo List Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of HedgeDoc.
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HedgeDoc (fcommunity-driven fork of CodiMD) is an open-source collaborative markdown editor. With HedgeDoc you can easily...

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  1. Joplin icon

    Joplin

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • Google Chrome
    • Flathub
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • Termux
    • Firefox
    588 alternatives to Joplin 

    Joplin is a free, open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organised into notebooks. The notes are searchable, can be copied, tagged and modified either from the applications directly or from your own text editor.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownJoplin supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionJoplin has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  Privacy focusedJoplin is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Joplin.
    6.  Works OfflineJoplin can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    7.  Ad-freeJoplin doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    8.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Joplin.
    9.  LightweightJoplin consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Desktop and mobile apps
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  2. Mark Text icon

    Mark Text

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    91 alternatives to Mark Text 

    Mark Text support CommonMark Spec and GitHub Flavored Markdown Spec. And it is a realtime preview eidtor, what you type is what you see finally.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownMark Text supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  WYSIWYG SupportMark Text integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    3.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    4.  Dark ModeMark Text supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Distraction-freeMark Text has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    6.  Syntax HighlightingMark Text supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    GitHub Flavored Markdown
    Auto-Completion


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    ghostwriter

    • Windows
    • Linux
    124 alternatives to ghostwriter 

    No excuses. No distractions. Just write. ghostwriter is a feature-rich text editor using Markdown syntax which makes it suitable for note-taking, document redaction, simple HTML website creation and much more.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownghostwriter supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Dark Modeghostwriter supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Lightweightghostwriter consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Portableghostwriter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    6.  Spell Checkingghostwriter can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    7.  Syntax Highlightingghostwriter supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Etherpad

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    56 alternatives to Etherpad 

    Etherpad is a highly customizable Open Source online editor providing collaborative editing in really real-time.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Etherpad simultaneously.
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    Inkdrop

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    467 alternatives to Inkdrop 

    The note-taking app with robust Markdown editor, supporting macOS, Windows, and Linux. This app is designed to be the most convenient way to make notes in Markdown for your daily hacking.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownInkdrop supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionInkdrop has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Inkdrop.
    Beautiful UI
    Dark theme


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    Rentry.co

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Console
    • Terminal
    177 alternatives to Rentry.co 

    Rentry.co is a markdown pastebin and publishing service with preview, custom urls and editing. Fast, simple and free.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownRentry.co supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    3.  Command line interfaceRentry.co either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    4.  LightweightRentry.co consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Live markdown syntax highlighting
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    ReText

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    185 alternatives to ReText 

    ReText is a simple text editor for Markdown and reStructuredText documents with syntax highlighting and optional live preview.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownReText supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
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    HackMD

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Heroku
    • Docker
    32 alternatives to HackMD 

    HackMD is a browser-based, real-time collaborative markdown editor. It was inspired by hackpad but focuses more on speed and flexibility.

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    1.  Unlimited storageHackMD offers a solution with unlimited cloud storage.
    2.  Support for MarkDownHackMD supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in HackMD simultaneously.
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    MarkdownPad

    94 alternatives to MarkdownPad 

    MarkdownPad is a full-featured Markdown editor for Windows. Features: LivePreview : Instantly see how your documents look in HTML as you create them. Easy formatting with keyboard shortcuts. Markdown formatting can be applied (and removed) with handy keyboard shortcuts and toolb.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownMarkdownPad supports MarkDown for document formatting.
      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 2.5, released in December 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    • Caret Markdown Editor icon

      Caret Markdown Editor

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      64 alternatives to Caret Markdown Editor 

      Caret is a Markdown editor for Mac, Windows and Linux. It stands out with its clean interface, productivity features and obsessive attention to detail.

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      1.  Support for MarkDownCaret Markdown Editor supports MarkDown for document formatting.
      2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Caret Markdown Editor.
      3.  Support for LaTeXCaret Markdown Editor supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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