Typora Alternatives

    Typora is described as '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' and is a well-known app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Typora for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Typora are Obsidian (Free Personal), Mark Text (Free, Open Source), Zettlr (Free, Open Source) and ghostwriter (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 7, 2021

    1. 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).


      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.

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      Markdown vs Typora opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Markdown is still a legitimate alternative to Typora, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      It's a text-to-html conversion tool, not a markdown editor.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

      It's a text to html conversion tool, not a markdown editor. Moreover, it's discontinued.
      Negative comment 5 months ago

    2. 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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      Most users think Haroopad is a great alternative to Typora.

    3. Concentration Markdown does NOT need live preview side by side. Focus on your note in both read and edit mode. Cross-Platform Built with C++ and Qt, VNote works in major desktop platforms.
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    4. Notable is a cross-platform note app. Notes are plain Markdown files, their metadata is stored as Markdown front matter. Attachments are also plain files, if you attach a picture.
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    5. 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.
      Hemingway Editor vs Typora opinions
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      Not really a Markdown editor, but it does allow exporting to Markdown, in addition to a variety of other formats.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago


    6. nvALT is a fork of the original Notational Velocity with some additional features and interface modifications by Brett Terpstra and ElasticThreads.
    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. Abricotine is an open-source markdown editor for desktop. In Abricotine, you can preview your document directly in the text editor rather than in a side pane.
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    9. Ulysses is a text editor for creative writers. Used by bloggers, poets, students and published novelists all over the world, it offers an integrated environment to brainstorm, draft, revise and even submit text on a professional level.
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      Some users think Ulysses is a great alternative to Typora, some don't.
    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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      Inkdrop vs Typora opinions
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      JohnFastman Live preview, attach images, sync with end-to-end encryption on Windows, Mac, LInux and mobile. Not as pretty as Typora, but much more useful.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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