LightPaper Alternatives

    LightPaper is described as 'lets you write your documents/articles/blogs using powerful features such as markdown, folder navigator, real and live preview, shadow notes, multi-tabs, custom styles, distraction free mode, syntax highlighting, math rendering, full GFM support including GitHub' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to LightPaper for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Typora or Mark Text. Other great apps like LightPaper are FocusWriter (Free, Open Source), ghostwriter (Free, Open Source), Markdown (Free, Open Source) and StackEdit (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 7, 2021

    1. Abricotine is an open-source markdown editor for desktop. In Abricotine, you can preview your document directly in the text editor rather than in a side pane.
      show more
    2. Next generation desktop rich content editor that saves documents with themes. HTML & Markdown compatible.

      Discontinued

      Last Github commit on 2017. See https://github.com/n457/Uncolored

      show more


    3. Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad.
      show more
    4. MacDown is an open source Markdown editor for OS X, released under the MIT License. It is heavily influenced by Chen Luo’s Mou.
      show more
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      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.
      show more


    5. Q10 is a simple but powerful text editor designed and built with writers in mind. Q10 is freeware. That's right, you can download and use it at no cost. Q10 is small, fast and keeps out of your way. Press F1 inside Q10 to read the help card.

      Discontinued

      Last version dates from 2011.

      show more
    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      According to the project's GitHub README.md, Markdown Edit is no longer maintained, and the author recommends Visual Studio Code.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/

      show more
    7. 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.

      show more
    8. Dillinger is a cloud-enabled, mobile-ready, offline-storage, AngularJS powered HTML5 Markdown editor.
    9. Dark Room is a full screen, distraction free, writing environment. Unlike standard word processors that focus on features, Dark Room is just about you and your text.
    Showing 20 of 68 alternatives