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Markdown Edit Alternatives

Markdown Edit is described as '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' and is a Text Editor in the news & books category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Markdown Edit for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. 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 Markdown Edit are Atom, Typora, StackEdit and WriteMonkey.

Markdown Edit alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Note-taking Tools or Code Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Markdown Edit.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

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  1. Joplin icon

    Joplin

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Termux
    • Firefox

    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownJoplin supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionJoplin has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedJoplin is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Joplin.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineJoplin can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Joplin.
    ⚫︎ LightweightJoplin consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  2. Atom icon

    Atom

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD
    • Electron / Atom Shell

    Atom is an open-source, Electron based text editor with a massive ecosystem of plugins and themes that are easily accessible through a built-in package manager. Being built with Electron, it uses web technology (HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Node.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAtom can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableAtom is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingAtom supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeAtom supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Atom simultaneously.
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    Discontinued

    Atom will be discontinued at the end of 2022: https://github.blog/2022-06-08-sunsetting-atom/

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  3. 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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownTypora supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXTypora supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    ⚫︎ LightweightTypora consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingTypora can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Typora without registration.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableTypora is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineTypora can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingTypora supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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  4. 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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownMark Text supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeMark Text supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingMark Text supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    GitHub Flavored Markdown
  5. 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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownghostwriter supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Dark Modeghostwriter supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Lightweightghostwriter consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Portableghostwriter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Spell Checkingghostwriter can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    ⚫︎ Syntax Highlightingghostwriter supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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  6. StackEdit icon

    StackEdit is a free, open-source Markdown editor based on PageDown, the Markdown library used by Stack Overflow and the other Stack Exchange sites.

    ⚫︎ Works OfflineStackEdit can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    StackEdit 5 - Split interface (Dark)
  7. Writemonkey is a Windows zenware writing application with an extremely stripped down user interface, leaving you alone with your thoughts and your words.

    ⚫︎ Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in WriteMonkey to stay focused and productive.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableWriteMonkey is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownWriteMonkey supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ PortableWriteMonkey can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    The interface, full screen.
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    HedgeDoc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    • Docker

    HedgeDoc (fcommunity-driven fork of 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.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in HedgeDoc simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownHedgeDoc supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in HedgeDoc without registration.
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  9. Haroopad icon

    Haroopad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Haroopad is a markdown enabled document processor for creating web-friendly documents. You can author various formats of documents such as blog article, slide, presentation, report, and e-mail as if experts did.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownHaroopad supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Discontinued

    The last update was in December 2018.

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  10. 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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownInkdrop supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionInkdrop has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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    Beautiful UI
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