ecto Alternatives

    ecto is described as 'feature-rich desktop blogging editor for MacOSX. With ecto, you can easily publish to a wide range of weblog systems, such as Blogger, Blojsom, Drupal, MovableType, Nucleus, SquareSpace, TypePad, WordPress, and more' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are eight alternatives to ecto for Windows, Linux, Wordpress and Mac. The best alternative is Open Live Writer, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ecto are MarsEdit (Paid), Feeder by Reinvented Software (Paid), BlogDesk (Free) and BlogJet (Paid).

    This page was last updated Dec 12, 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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    3. Feeder is for creating, editing and publishing RSS feeds on macOS. Whether it's a podcast, blog or news feed for your site, Feeder makes it easy to edit, validate and upload your RSS feed.
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    4. 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      The program is no longer updated.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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      • Wordpress
      The most advanced Windows blog editor and manager. Get convenience and speed of a native application, and the ability to write posts offline.

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      Last updated 01.03.2013.

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    5. Drivel is a GNOME client for working with online journals, also known as weblogs or simply "blogs".
    6. 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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    7. 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.
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