Markdown Edit Alternatives for Mac

    Markdown Edit is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Markdown Edit and loads of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Markdown Edit are Atom (Free, Open Source), Typora (Free), Mark Text (Free, Open Source) and Markdown (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 18, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. 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.
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    3. Typora will give 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.
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    4. Mark Text is a Markdown editor for Mac, Windows and Linux. It is a concise text editor, dedicated to improving your editing efficiency.
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    5. 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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    6. 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.
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    7. 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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    8. 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.
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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.
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