Snarkdown Alternatives

    Snarkdown is described as 'relatively simple Markdown parser written in JavaScript that's built for speed' and is an app in the Development category. There are five alternatives to Snarkdown for Self-Hosted solutions and the Web. The best alternative is Markdown-it, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Snarkdown are ShowdownJS (Free, Open Source), Markdeep (Free, Open Source), Strapdown.js (Free, Open Source) and Marked.js (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Oct 6, 2018

    • High-speed Markdown parser with 100% CommonMark support, extensions & syntax plugins.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • GitHub
    • Showdown is a JavaScript Markdown to HTML converter, based on the original works by John Gruber. Showdown can be used client side (in the browser) or server side (with NodeJs).
      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted


    • Markdeep is an encompassing JavaScript library for rendering Markdown in the browser.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Self-Hosted
    • Create Markdown documents using JavaScript and Bootstrap themes. Strapdown.js makes it embarrassingly simple to create elegant Markdown documents.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • GitHub
    • A full-featured markdown parser and compiler, written in JavaScript. Built for speed.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • GitHub