Drivel Alternatives

    Drivel is described as 'GNOME client for working with online journals, also known as weblogs or simply "blogs"' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Drivel for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Wordpress and Java Mobile. The best alternative is Open Live Writer, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Drivel are MarsEdit (Paid), SeMagic (Free, Open Source), BlogJet (Paid) and BlogDesk (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 2, 2017

    1. Open Live Writer is an open source application enabling users to author, edit, and publish blog posts. It is based on a fork of the well-loved but not actively developed Windows Live Writer code.

      Discontinued

      The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 0.6.2.0, released in May 2017, can be still downloaded from GitHub

    2. MarsEdit is a blogging client for your Mac which lets you publish articles to your blog right from your desktop, without having the need of opening your web browser and logging into your blog.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Wine
      Client for LiveJournal, Blogger, Wordpress Image upload to LJ Scrapbook, Flickr, fotki.com, imageshack.us, Picasa, Yandex Fotki

      Discontinued

      Last version was in 2015
      https://sourceforge.net/projects/semagic/

      • Windows
      • Wordpress
      The most advanced Windows blog editor and manager. Get convenience and speed of a native application, and the ability to write posts offline.

      Discontinued

      Last updated 01.03.2013.

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    3. Blogging should be simple, but it gets complicated and time-consuming if you are serious about it. BlogDesk makes it easy to write, speeds up lavish processes and assists the author with smart features.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.8 Build 400, released in February 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    4. Post2Blog is a desktop blogging client software that helps to update your blog without visiting a web-site and can help to compose posts offline, post selected text from Internet Explorer, Firefox, publish pictures and files directly from Explorer or even use MS Word as editor...

      Discontinued

      The software is now listed as "Old and deprecated software" and offered for free but with no support. Last version, 3.01, released in June 2007, can be still downloaded from Download.com and Free-Downloads.com

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    5. BloGTK is a weblog client that allows you to post to your weblog from GNOME without the need for a separate browser window. BloGTK allows you to connect with many weblog systems such as Blogger, Movable Type, WordPress, and more.

      Discontinued

      No updates in years. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/blogtk/

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    6. GNOME blog is a desktop blogging application for Linux and Unix. Easy and quick to use to help you writing your great blog posts. Any bugs or feature requests should be done through Bugzilla.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Java Mobile
      • Blackberry
      • Blackberry 10
      MoPress is a blogging client application developed for mobile phones. It allows a mobile phone to post a content (text, image, audio, video) to a Blog, using any type of available network (mobile phone network or Wi-Fi network).
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    7. WebStory comes with a WYSIWYG blog editor that makes it an extremely useful desktop blog management software that helps you to write, edit, back up and manage multiple blogs, microblogs and web albums.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 5.4, released in September 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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