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Summernote Alternatives

Summernote is described as 'WYSIWYG Editor built with jQuery, Bootstrap and Font-Awesome. MIT-licensed. 2500+ stars on GitHub' and is an website. There are more than 10 alternatives to Summernote, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, JavaScript, Drupal and Joomla. The best alternative is TinyMCE, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Summernote are CKEditor, Trumbowyg, CrossBrowdy and N1ED.

Summernote alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Code Editors or Game Development Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Summernote.
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WYSIWYG Editor built with jQuery, Bootstrap and Font-Awesome. MIT-licensed. 2500+ stars on GitHub.

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  1. TinyMCE icon

    TinyMCE

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress
    31 alternatives to TinyMCE 

    TinyMCE is a platform independent web based Javascript HTML WYSIWYG editor control released as Open Source under LGPL by Moxiecode Systems AB. It has the ability to convert HTML TEXTAREA fields or other HTML elements to editor instances.

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    1.  WYSIWYG SupportTinyMCE integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsTinyMCE can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    • CKEditor icon

      CKEditor

      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      38 alternatives to CKEditor 

      CKEditor 4 and CKEditor 5 are easy-to-implement open source JavaScript WYSIWYG rich text editors for any web browser. CKEditor Ecosystem has 2 very distinct rich text editors as well as image upload and collaboration solutions.

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      1.  WYSIWYG SupportCKEditor integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
      2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in CKEditor simultaneously.
      3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsCKEditor can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
      CKEditor 5 Classic build
      CKEditor 5 Balloon Block build
      CKEditor 5 - Comments with real-time collaborative editing
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      A lot of features. Best suitable for private use. Commercial use requires a paid license

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      Trumbowyg

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      20 alternatives to Trumbowyg 

      Trumbowyg is a very small jQuery plugin (16 kB minified) for creating a powerful WYSIWYG editor. Features:

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      1.  LightweightTrumbowyg consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
      2.  WYSIWYG SupportTrumbowyg integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
      3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsTrumbowyg can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
      4.  WYSIWYG HTML EditorTrumbowyg allows you to make and preview changes to an application or website in real time, without needing to know code.
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    • CrossBrowdy icon

      CrossBrowdy

      476 alternatives to CrossBrowdy 

      CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.

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    • N1ED icon

      N1ED

      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • CKEditor
      • TinyMCE
      • Drupal
      • Joomla
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • PrestaShop
      • Magento Community Edition
      34 alternatives to N1ED 

      N1ED is an add-on for CKEditor and TinyMCE that completely redefines your vision of WYSIWYG editors. Absolutely FREE. Auto update from CDN.

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      1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsN1ED can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
      2.  WYSIWYG SupportN1ED integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
      N1Ed overview. Classic editor with basic editing features will get amazing transform with N1ED
      Work with media due to built-in file manager and image editor


    • Quill icon

      Quill

      • Self-Hosted
      • JavaScript
      30 alternatives to Quill 

      Quill is a free, open source WYSIWYG editor built for the modern web. With its modular architecture and expressive API, it is completely customizable to fulfill any need.

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      1.  WYSIWYG SupportQuill integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
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      Aloha Editor

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      31 alternatives to Aloha Editor 

      Aloha Editor is an HTML5 WYSIWYG Editor that gives you a total new experience when editing. It's faster than existing WYSIWYG technologies and offers unprecedented WYSIWYG functionalities.

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      1.  WYSIWYG SupportAloha Editor integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
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      • ContentTools Editor icon

        ContentTools Editor

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Online
        33 alternatives to ContentTools Editor 

        A small & beautiful WYSIWYG editor for HTML content. ContentTools is a collection of small, flexible, extensible and framework agnostic JavaScript libraries for creating beautiful WYSIWYG editors for HTML content.

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        1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsContentTools Editor can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
        2.  WYSIWYG SupportContentTools Editor integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
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        Editor.js

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Self-Hosted
        29 alternatives to Editor.js 

        Editor.js is a block-styled editor for rich media stories. It outputs clean data in JSON instead of heavy HTML-markup. And more important thing is that Editor.js is designed to be API extendable and pluggable.

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        1.  WYSIWYG SupportEditor.js integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
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      • Froala Editor icon

        Froala Editor

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        21 alternatives to Froala Editor 

        A beautiful WYSIWYG HTML text editor.

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        1.  WYSIWYG SupportFroala Editor integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
        2.  LightweightFroala Editor consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
        3.  WYSIWYG HTML EditorFroala Editor allows you to make and preview changes to an application or website in real time, without needing to know code.
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