SmartDown Alternatives

    SmartDown is described as 'A zen and efficient MarkDown editor for Windows' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 50 alternatives to SmartDown for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Typora, which is free. Other great apps like SmartDown are FocusWriter (Free, Open Source), ghostwriter (Free, Open Source), StackEdit (Free, Open Source) and iA Writer (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 8, 2021

    1. Typora will give 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.
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    2. FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work.
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    3. 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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    4. StackEdit is a free, open-source Markdown editor based on PageDown, the Markdown library used by Stack Overflow and the other Stack Exchange sites. Rich Markdown editor
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    5. The key to good writing is not that magical glass of Bordeaux, the right kind of tobacco or that groovy background music. The key is focus. What you need to write well is a spartan setting that allows you to fully concentrate on your text and nothing but your text.
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    6. Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear. The Hemingway Editor for Mac and PC highlights common errors. Use it to catch wordy sentences, adverbs, passive voice, and dull, complicated words.
    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. Write and organize your ideas in Gingko tree documents. Whether building a business or writing a bestseller, Gingko lets your ideas flow naturally into place. Write, brainstorm, and organize your document, all in the same flow.
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    10. 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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