PileMD Alternatives

    PileMD is described as 'PileMd has a really beautiful Markdown Editor, looks like Preview. It's like a RichText Editor but it's actually Markdown, and it works like a word processor, complete with Undo/Redo histories, list completion and clickable urls' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to PileMD for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PileMD are Typora (Free), Mark Text (Free, Open Source), ghostwriter (Free, Open Source) and Markdown (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 18, 2021

    1. Abricotine is an open-source markdown editor for desktop. In Abricotine, you can preview your document directly in the text editor rather than in a side pane.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Cloudron
      HedgeDoc (formerly known as 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.


    2. Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad.
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    3. Caret is a Markdown editor for Mac, Windows and Linux. It stands out with its clean interface, productivity features and obsessive attention to detail.
    4. Rentry.co is a markdown pastebin and publishing service with preview, custom urls and editing. Fast, simple and free.
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    5. MacDown is an open source Markdown editor for OS X, released under the MIT License. It is heavily influenced by Chen Luo’s Mou.
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    6. Markdown Edit is a Windows desktop Markdown editor with an emphasis on content and keyboard shortcuts. There is minimal window chrome and most functions are accessed through keyboard shortcuts.

      Discontinued

      According to the project's GitHub README.md, Markdown Edit is no longer maintained, and the author recommends Visual Studio Code.
      https://github.com/mike-ward/Markdown-Edit/

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Crossnote is probably the world's first markdown notes reader & editor Progressive Web Application that works offline and supports syncing with arbitrary git repository right inside your browser.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      MarkdownPad is a full-featured Markdown editor for Windows. Features:

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 2.5, released in December 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    7. Dillinger is a cloud-enabled, mobile-ready, offline-storage, AngularJS powered HTML5 Markdown editor.
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