iWriter Pro Alternatives

    iWriter Pro is described as 'is elegant and minimalist text editor with built-in Markdown support. Distraction-free and subscription-free'. There are more than 10 alternatives to iWriter Pro for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is ghostwriter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like iWriter Pro are Markdown (Free, Open Source), Inkdrop (Paid), ReText (Free, Open Source) and HedgeDoc (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 18, 2021

    1. 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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    2. Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers. Markdown allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML).

      Discontinued

      Last update was in Dec 2004. The original app is no longer developed but the Markdown language continues in use and support through many other projects.

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    3. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      ReText is a simple text editor for Markdown and reStructuredText documents with syntax highlighting and optional live preview. It is written in Python using Qt libraries, able to run on any platforms (Linux and BSD are officially supported).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Cloudron
      HedgeDoc (formerly known as 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.


    4. Caret is a Markdown editor for Mac, Windows and Linux. It stands out with its clean interface, productivity features and obsessive attention to detail.
    5. Rentry.co is a markdown pastebin and publishing service with preview, custom urls and editing. Fast, simple and free.
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    6. 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.

      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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      MarkdownPad is a full-featured Markdown editor for Windows. Features:

      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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    7. Dillinger is a cloud-enabled, mobile-ready, offline-storage, AngularJS powered HTML5 Markdown editor.
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