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Open Source Typora Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Typora is Mark Text. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Typora and loads of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Typora are Zettlr, ghostwriter, StackEdit and AppFlowy.

Typora alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Text Editors or Todo List Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Typora.
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  1. Focus on your words not the interface. Quoll Writer is a writing application that helps you focus on your words. Clean and uncluttered. Feature rich. Features are where you would expect them to be.

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    Abricotine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell

    A markdown editor for desktop.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownAbricotine supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Inline preview as you type


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    Apostrophe

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • FLATHUB

    Apostrophe is a simple GNU/Linux Markdown editor built with the GTK+ framework.

    ⚫︎ LightweightApostrophe consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownApostrophe supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    (Un)colored

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Next generation desktop rich content editor that saves documents with themes. HTML & Markdown compatible. For Windows, OS X & Linux.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDown(Un)colored supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Most users think (Un)colored is a great alternative to Typora.
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    Crossnote

    • 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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownCrossnote supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    novelWriter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Qt

    novelWriter is a Markdown-like text editor designed for writing novels and larger projects of many smaller plain text documents. It uses its own flavor of Markdown that supports a meta data syntax for comments, synopsis and cross-referencing between files.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModenovelWriter supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Notepack

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Privacy oriented, without vendor lock in note organizer, todo list desktop application. Work offline with text, markdown and pdf files.

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    Markdown support
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    MacDown

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    MacDown is an open source Markdown editor for OS X, released under the MIT License. It is heavily influenced by Chen Luo’s Mou.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownMacDown supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Skrifa

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome

    From school to your office, Skrifa is the word processor for everyone. With a minimal, distraction free, simple and yet powerful interface, it's focused on what you really care, your content.

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    Dillinger

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

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

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