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    Markdown Alternatives

    Markdown is described as '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)' and is a very popular app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Markdown 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 Zettlr or Mark Text. Other great apps like Markdown are Typora (Paid), ghostwriter (Free, Open Source), Haroopad (Free, Open Source) and Inkdrop (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 29, 2021
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    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.
    2. 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.
      Typora vs Markdown opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Typora is a great alternative to Markdown.
      boyus Free, Realtime Editing, Sync files from dropbox, drive, etc. Very good.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    3. Zettlr is a supercharged markdown editor that combines many writing editor features and collect them in one application. It aims at speeding up your workflow and help you write without any interruptions.
    4. Mark Text is a Markdown editor for Mac, Windows and Linux. It is a concise text editor, dedicated to improving your editing efficiency.
    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.


    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.

      Discontinued

      The last update was in December 2018.

    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.
    8. ReText is a simple text editor for Markdown and reStructuredText documents with syntax highlighting and optional live preview.
    9. A markdown editor for desktop.
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