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. Formiko is reStructuredText and MarkDown editor and live previewer. It is written in Python with Gtk3, GtkSourceView and Webkit2.
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    2. Cold Turkey Writer won't let you quit until you finish your work. Like, literally will not quit.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      MarkPad is a Text editor for writing in MarkDown-Syntax. It will display the parsed and styled result to the right side of the plain text on the left.
    3. A simple GTK+ Markdown text editor with dual-pane live preview, spellcheck, style and theme support, and export to HTML and PDF.
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    4. Privacy oriented, without vendor lock in note organizer, todo list desktop application. Work offline with text, markdown and pdf files.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Google Chrome
      • Evernote
      Marxico is a neat Markdown editor that features : code highlight, tables, images, attachments, LaTeX etc. live preview, offline desktop client and Chrome App. Evernote integration with notebooks & tags, two-way bind editing etc.
    5. SSuite NoteBook Editor is a free portable text editor that has all the functionality to start you on writing that important novel, short-story or article, with enough bells and whistles to help out.
    6. Compose efficiently. Edit smartly. Stay on track. Blurt is all you need to write — in one sleek tool. Not your typical writing app. There are plenty of tools that allow you to write. There aren't tools that help you write. That's where Blurt comes in.
    7. Marked 2 is a previewer (*not an editor*) for Markdown, MultiMarkdown and other text markup languages. It updates live every time you save your document in your favorite text editor, comes with writing analysis tools, and is powerfully flexible.
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    8. Start writing notes, docs, and blogs quickly using Markdown.


      website is not available anymore. lates facebook post in September 2016. latest commit on github in Feb 2018.

      Discussion in this issue tells, that it was shut down, because they "didn't find it's place in the market"

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