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MarkUpDown Alternatives

MarkUpDown is described as 'editor specialized to make creating Markdown code easy for beginners and experts. With helpful toolbars for beginners, GitHub Flavored/Multimarkdown table support, and keystroke shortcuts & Easy Actions for the expert, MarkUpDown is ready to help anyone' and is an app. There are more than 50 alternatives to MarkUpDown for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Typora. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Mark Text or ghostwriter. Other great apps like MarkUpDown are StackEdit, Hemingway Editor, HedgeDoc and WriteMonkey.

MarkUpDown alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Note-taking Tools or Word Processors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MarkUpDown.
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  1. Typora icon

    Typora

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    133 alternatives to Typora 

    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. Instead, it provides a real live preview feature to help you concentrate on the...

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    1.  Support for MarkDownTypora supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    3.  Distraction-freeTypora has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    4.  WYSIWYG SupportTypora integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    5.  Support for LaTeXTypora supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    6.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Typora.
    7.  LightweightTypora consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    8.  Code FormattingTypora supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    9.  Spell CheckingTypora can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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  2. Mark Text icon

    Mark Text

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    99 alternatives to Mark Text 

    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.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownMark Text supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  WYSIWYG SupportMark Text integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    3.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    4.  Dark ModeMark Text supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Distraction-freeMark Text has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    6.  Syntax HighlightingMark Text supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    GitHub Flavored Markdown
    Auto-Completion


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    ghostwriter

    • Windows
    • Linux
    124 alternatives to ghostwriter 

    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.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownghostwriter supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Dark Modeghostwriter supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Lightweightghostwriter consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Portableghostwriter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    6.  Spell Checkingghostwriter can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    7.  Syntax Highlightingghostwriter supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    StackEdit

    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    79 alternatives to StackEdit 

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

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    1.  WYSIWYG SupportStackEdit integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    2.  Works OfflineStackEdit can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    StackEdit 5 - Split interface (Dark)
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    Hemingway Editor

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    120 alternatives to Hemingway Editor 

    Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.

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    1.  Spell CheckingHemingway Editor can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    2.  Distraction-freeHemingway Editor has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    3.  Works OfflineHemingway Editor can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    HedgeDoc

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    • Docker
    28 alternatives to HedgeDoc 

    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.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in HedgeDoc simultaneously.
    2.  Support for MarkDownHedgeDoc supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in HedgeDoc without registration.
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      WriteMonkey

      • Windows
      94 alternatives to WriteMonkey 

      Writemonkey is a Windows zenware writing application with an extremely stripped down user interface, leaving you alone with your thoughts and your words.

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      1.  Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in WriteMonkey to stay focused and productive.
      2.  Distraction-freeWriteMonkey has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
      3.  Support for MarkDownWriteMonkey supports MarkDown for document formatting.
      4.  PortableWriteMonkey can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      The interface, full screen.
      The interface, windowed.
    • Inkdrop icon

      Inkdrop

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      467 alternatives to Inkdrop 

      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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      1.  Support for MarkDownInkdrop supports MarkDown for document formatting.
      2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
      3.  End-to-End EncryptionInkdrop has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
      4.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Inkdrop.
      Beautiful UI
      Dark theme
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      Rentry.co

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Console
      • Terminal
      176 alternatives to Rentry.co 

      Rentry.co is a markdown pastebin and publishing service with preview, custom urls and editing. Fast, simple and free.

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      1.  Support for MarkDownRentry.co supports MarkDown for document formatting.
      2.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
      3.  Command line interfaceRentry.co either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
      4.  LightweightRentry.co consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
      Live markdown syntax highlighting
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      Haroopad

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      105 alternatives to Haroopad 

      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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      1.  Support for MarkDownHaroopad supports MarkDown for document formatting.
      Discontinued

      The last update was in December 2018.

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