Open Source Microsoft Office - FrontPage Alternatives

    Microsoft Office - FrontPage is described as 'Discontinued "what you see is what you get" HTML editor for websites that was a part of Office'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Microsoft Office - FrontPage for various platforms. The best alternative is BlueGriffon, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Microsoft Office - FrontPage are TextMate (Paid, Open Source), KompoZer (Free, Open Source), ACE (Ajax Code Editor) (Free, Open Source) and Quanta Plus (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jun 26, 2019

    • An HTML editor based on Mozilla rendering engine. Supports some CSS3 features and since recently has a built-in SVG editor.
    • TextMate brings Apple's approach to operating systems into the world of text editors.


    • KompoZer is a complete web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be discontinued. Latest stable version, 0.7.10, was released on 2007 and last development version, 0.8b3, on 2010, but the program is still downloadable from the official website.

      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • PortableApps.com
    • Focused and built towards coders, web designers, and web builders, ACE (Ajax Code Editor) can help users get familiar with how the coding is and it's basic structure.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
    • Quanta Plus is a web Integrated development environment (IDE) for HTML, XHTML, CSS, XML, PHP and any other XML-based languages or scripting languages.

      Discontinued

      The project stopped at version 3.5.10, released on June 2, 2009. It can be still downloaded from Slax.org

      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • The eXe project developed a freely available Open Source authoring application to assist teachers and academics in the publishing of web content without the need to become...
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • txt2html is a Perl program that converts plain text to HTML. It uses the HTML::TextToHTML Perl module to do so.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      No images, vague tables, poor formatting, inserting links more difficult than in HTML itself.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago