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. Privacy oriented, without vendor lock in note organizer, todo list desktop application. Work offline with text, markdown and pdf files.
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    2. A modern macOS markdown editor - themeable, tabs, sidebar, GitHub flavored markdown, exporting, latex and more.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      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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    3. MWeb can handle professional-level markdown with support for markdown extensions. It provides publishing to various social networks and blogging formats, as well as various preview themes.
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    4. MarkPad is a Text editor for writing in MarkDown-Syntax. It will display the parsed and styled result to the right side of the plain text on the left.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Google Chrome
      • Evernote
      Marxico is a neat Markdown editor that features : code highlight, tables, images, attachments, LaTeX etc. live preview, offline desktop client and Chrome App. Evernote integration with notebooks & tags, two-way bind editing etc.
    5. MultiMarkdown Composer is a text editor for Mac that is designed from the ground up around the MultiMarkdown Syntax.
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    6. For Mac users to write without distractions. WriteRoom is a full screen writing environment. Unlike the cluttered word processors you're used to, WriteRoom lets you focus on writing. Requires Mac OS X 10.7+

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer available for iOS. The Mac version, v3.2.1, released in August 2012, can be still bought from the AppStore.

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