Markdeep Alternatives

    Markdeep is described as 'encompassing JavaScript library for rendering Markdown in the browser. It requires no dependencies and directly supports advanced features like charts and diagrams, fenced code blocks, schedule lists and much more' and is an app in the Development category. There are five alternatives to Markdeep for Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is MDwiki, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Markdeep are Markdown-it (Free, Open Source), Snarkdown (Free, Open Source), ShowdownJS (Free, Open Source) and Strapdown.js (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 20, 2021

    1. MDwiki is a CMS/Wiki completely built in HTML5/Javascript and runs 100% on the client. No special software installation or server side processing is required. Just upload the mdwiki.html shipped with MDwiki into the same directory as your markdown files and you are good to go!

      Discontinued

      Project is not maintained as of October 2018 and the Github repo is archived. https://github.com/Dynalon/mdwiki/commit/35708693eb5b829334890ccca6b8b80c9497acb4

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • GitHub
      Markdown-it is a high-speed Markdown parser with 100% CommonMark support, extensions & syntax plugins. FEATURES Follows the CommonMark spec + adds syntax extensions & sugar (URL autolinking, typographer).
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    2. Snarkdown is a relatively simple Markdown parser written in JavaScript that's built for speed. It's fast because it's tiny (only 1kb), and uses a single, lengthy but efficient, regular expression for a tokenizer.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Showdown is a JavaScript Markdown to HTML converter, based on the original works by John Gruber. Showdown can be used client side (in the browser) or server side (with NodeJs).
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • GitHub
      Create Markdown documents using JavaScript and Bootstrap themes. Strapdown.js makes it embarrassingly simple to create elegant Markdown documents. No server-side compilation required. Use it to quickly document your projects, create tutorials, home pages, etc.
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