Open Live Writer Alternatives

    Open Live Writer is described as 'open source application enabling users to author, edit, and publish blog posts. It is based on a fork of the well-loved but not actively developed Windows Live Writer code' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Open Live Writer for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Java Mobile and Wordpress. The best alternative is MacJournal, which is free. Other great apps like Open Live Writer are MarsEdit (Paid), Jarme (Freemium), Desk (Paid) and SeMagic (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 11, 2020

    1. MacJournal is the world's most popular journalist software for the Mac.
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    2. MarsEdit is a blogging client for your Mac which lets you publish articles to your blog right from your desktop, without having the need of opening your web browser and logging into your blog.
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    3. Keeping a journal or writing your diary everyday can be boring at times but your memories are as precious to us as they are to you. Which is why we built Jarme, an app that makes it fun to write, share and reminisce the moments of your life that are worth remembering.
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    4. An award-winning & beloved desktop publishing client, exclusively for OS X. You are a storyteller, passionate about crafting narratives that capture, express, and delight in what it means to be human.

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      Website/app unavailable.

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Client for LiveJournal, Blogger, Wordpress Image upload to LJ Scrapbook, Flickr, fotki.com, imageshack.us, Picasa, Yandex Fotki

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      Last version was in 2015
      https://sourceforge.net/projects/semagic/



    5. Blogging should be simple, but it gets complicated and time-consuming if you are serious about it. BlogDesk makes it easy to write, speeds up lavish processes and assists the author with smart features.

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      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.8 Build 400, released in February 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      The most advanced Windows blog editor and manager. Get convenience and speed of a native application, and the ability to write posts offline.

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      Last updated 01.03.2013.

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    6. Drivel is a GNOME client for working with online journals, also known as weblogs or simply "blogs".
    7. Post2Blog is a desktop blogging client software that helps to update your blog without visiting a web-site and can help to compose posts offline, post selected text from Internet Explorer, Firefox, publish pictures and files directly from Explorer or even use MS Word as editor...

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      The software is now listed as "Old and deprecated software" and offered for free but with no support. Last version, 3.01, released in June 2007, can be still downloaded from Download.com and Free-Downloads.com

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    8. BloGTK is a weblog client that allows you to post to your weblog from GNOME without the need for a separate browser window. BloGTK allows you to connect with many weblog systems such as Blogger, Movable Type, WordPress, and more.

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      No updates in years. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/blogtk/

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