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MonsterWriter Alternatives

MonsterWriter is described as 'A simple solution to write scientific papers, pillar content or just your personal notes. It aims to combine the benefits of traditional Microsoft Word, LaTeX and Markdown' and is a LaTeX Editor in the news & books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to MonsterWriter for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, 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 Dendron or LyX. Other great apps like MonsterWriter are Scrivener, Bear, TeXstudio and Overleaf.

MonsterWriter alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be LaTeX Editors or Novel Authoring Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MonsterWriter.
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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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    Scrivener

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • PlayOnLinux (PlayOnMac)
    • Wine
    97 alternatives to Scrivener 

    Typewriter. Ring-binder. Scrapbook. Scrivener combines everything you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop.

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    1.  Support for scriptingScrivener supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  Support for LaTeXScrivener supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    Dendron

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Visual Studio Code
    208 alternatives to Dendron 

    Dendron is an open-source, local-first, markdown-based, note-taking tool built on top of VSCode. It supports all the usual features you would expect like tagging, backlinks, a graph view, split panes, and so forth.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownDendron supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Dendron.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDendron can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Privacy focusedDendron is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    LyX

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    44 alternatives to LyX 

    LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG). LyX combines the power and flexibility of TeX/LaTeX with the ease of use of a GUI.

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    1.  Support for LaTeXLyX supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    Inserting special mathematical symbols
  5. Bear icon

    Bear

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    220 alternatives to Bear 

    Bear is a beautiful and flexible writing app for note-taking and prose, both on the go for iOS devices and for the Mac OS desktop.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownBear supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingBear supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    4.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Bear.
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    TeXstudio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    33 alternatives to TeXstudio 

    TeXstudio is an integrated environment for writing LaTeX documents. Our goal is to make writing LaTeX as easy and comfortable as possible. Therefore TeXstudio has numerous features like syntax-highlighting, integrated viewer, reference checking and various assistants.

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    1.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    2.  Spell CheckingTeXstudio can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    3.  Support for LaTeXTeXstudio supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    4.  Syntax HighlightingTeXstudio supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    Inline Checking
    Error Highlighting
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    Overleaf

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    51 alternatives to Overleaf 

    Overleaf, formerly WriteLaTeX, is a collaborative writing and publishing system that makes the whole process of producing academic papers much quicker for both authors and publishers.

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    1.  Support for LaTeXOverleaf supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Overleaf simultaneously.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Main app
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    Texmaker

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku
    37 alternatives to Texmaker 

    Texmaker is a free LaTeX editor, that integrates many tools needed to develop documents with LaTeX, in just one application.

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    1.  Spell CheckingTexmaker can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    2.  AutocompletionTexmaker can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
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    Inkdrop

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    462 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
  10. Ulysses icon

    Ulysses

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    95 alternatives to Ulysses 

    Ulysses is a text editor for creative writers. Used by bloggers, poets, students and published novelists all over the world, it offers an integrated environment to brainstorm, draft, revise and even submit text on a professional level.

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