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Textile Alternatives

Textile is described as 'lightweight markup language originally developed by Dean Allen and billed as a "humane web text generator"' and is an website in the development category. There are nine alternatives to Textile, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Markdown, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Textile are Text::Amuse, MarkMyWords, PHP Markdown and GitHub Flavored Markdown.

Textile alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Code Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Textile.
This page was last updated Jun 24, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Online

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  1. Markdown

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers. Markdown allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML).

    Discontinued

    Last update was in Dec 2004. The original app is no longer developed but the Markdown language continues in use and support through many other projects.

  2. Text::Amuse

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Markup language for AMuseWiki.

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  3. MarkMyWords

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Vala

    A minimal markdown editor in the eOS design.

  4. PHP Markdown

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    PHP port of the Markdown text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers.

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  5. GitHub Flavored Markdown

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    GitHub uses "GitHub Flavored Markdown," or GFM, across the site--in issues, comments, and pull requests. It differs from standard Markdown (SM) in a few significant ways, and adds some additional functionality.

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  6. Texy!

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Texy! is a lightweight markup language as well as converter of this format to XHTML, in a form of a library written in the PHP scripting language. It allows the user to write structured documents without knowledge or using of HTML language.

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  7. ReAdABLE Human Format

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The ReAdABLE Human Format aims at Agile Documentation by making WRITING and READING document easier for End User and Developer alike, while allowing a high degree of flexibility.

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  8. CommonMark

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    For short it's the Markdown syntax standard. It replaces the old original Markdown.

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  9. Pendown

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers, with integrated styling and tag customization.

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