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Formiko is described as 'is reStructuredText and MarkDown editor and live previewer. It is written in Python with Gtk3, GtkSourceView and Webkit2' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Formiko for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Electron / Atom Shell and Online / Web-based. 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 Formiko are Typora, Abricotine, Crossnote and Caret Markdown Editor.

Formiko 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 Formiko.
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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
    583 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.
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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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    Abricotine

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    81 alternatives to Abricotine 

    A markdown editor for desktop.

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    1.  Distraction-freeAbricotine has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    2.  Support for MarkDownAbricotine supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    Inline preview as you type
    Preview images, math formulas, todo lists and iframes (such as Youtube videos)


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    Crossnote

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    536 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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  7. 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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    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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      Markdown Edit

      82 alternatives to Markdown Edit 

      Markdown Edit is a Windows desktop Markdown editor with an emphasis on content and keyboard shortcuts. There is minimal window chrome and most functions are accessed through keyboard shortcuts.

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

        According to the project's GitHub README.md, Markdown Edit is no longer maintained, and the author recommends Visual Studio Code.https://github.com/mike-ward/Markdown-Edit/

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      • Theorylog icon

        Theorylog

        • FreeProprietary
        • Online
        • Software as a Service (SaaS)
        94 alternatives to Theorylog 

        Write markdown documents with quickly accessible code snippets, mathematical equations and images and store them in the cloud to be accessed anywhere.

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        1.  Support for MarkDownTheorylog supports MarkDown for document formatting.
        Editing
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