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DownMarker Alternatives

DownMarker is described as *'viewer and editor for markdown files.

It can be used to create a wiki on your desktop, in your dropbox, alongside your code in version control repositories... No web server required!'* and is an app. There are more than 50 alternatives to DownMarker for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Mark Text or ghostwriter. Other great apps like DownMarker are Typora, StackEdit, Inkdrop and ReText.

DownMarker alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Note-taking Tools or Todo List Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DownMarker.
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DownMarker is a viewer and editor for markdown files.

It can be used to create a wiki on your desktop, in your dropbox,...

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  1. Joplin icon

    Joplin

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • Flathub
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    • Termux
    • Self-Hosted
    584 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. Typora icon

    Typora

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    133 alternatives to Typora 

    Typora gives you a seamless experience as both a reader and a writer. It removes the preview window, mode switcher, syntax symbols of markdown source code, and all other unnecessary distractions. Instead, it provides a real live preview feature to help you concentrate on the...

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    1.  Support for MarkDownTypora supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    3.  Distraction-freeTypora has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    4.  WYSIWYG SupportTypora integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    5.  Support for LaTeXTypora supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    6.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Typora.
    7.  LightweightTypora consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    8.  Code FormattingTypora supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    9.  Spell CheckingTypora can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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  3. 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
    122 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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  5. StackEdit icon

    StackEdit

    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    77 alternatives to StackEdit 

    StackEdit is a free, open-source Markdown editor based on PageDown, the Markdown library used by Stack Overflow and the other Stack Exchange sites.

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    1.  WYSIWYG SupportStackEdit integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    2.  Works OfflineStackEdit can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    StackEdit 5 - Split interface (Dark)
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  6. Inkdrop icon

    Inkdrop

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    466 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
  7. ReText icon

    ReText

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    186 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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  8. Crossnote icon

    Crossnote

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    535 alternatives to Crossnote 

    Crossnote is probably the world's first markdown notes reader & editor Progressive Web Application that works offline and supports syncing with arbitrary git repository right inside your browser.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownCrossnote supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  9. 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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  10. Byword icon

    Byword

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    156 alternatives to Byword 

    Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownByword supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Works OfflineByword can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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