Windows Live Writer Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Windows Live Writer for Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone, Java and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 18 apps similar to Windows Live Writer.

Windows Live Writer is one of the most popular blog editors. With a large numer of features WLW is a bloggers best friend. If your looking for more info about Windows Live Writer like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 9/4/2017 1:43:00 PM

Alternatives to Windows Live Writer for all platforms with any license

  • Open Live Writer

    Open Live Writer is an open source application enabling users to author, edit, and publish blog posts. It is based on a fork of the well-loved but not actively developed Windows Live Writer code. Open Live Writer is provided under a MIT license.

    • It has every feature I need, and some I have found useful along the way. Best of all, I don't need to deal with that !#&!? MS login which kept me from using Windows Live Writer. laurabrownDec 2017 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Diaro

    Diaro is designed and focused to record activities, experiences, thoughts and ideas throughout your day and browse diary notes from the past in the easiest way using List or Calendar views. Powerful search allows to find entries by any keyword in the title or text and filter results by category or tags.

    Freemium $ $ $ Web Android iPhone Android Tablet Kindle Fire

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  • MarsEdit

    MarsEdit is a blogging client for your Mac which lets you publish articles to your blog right from your desktop, without having the need of opening your web browser and logging into your blog.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Desk

    Desk is a premium writing experience for all types of writers, bloggers, thinkers, and doers. Whether you're a casual enthusiast, the weekend writer, blogger, or digital publishing professional, you'll find Desk to be a much-needed breath of fresh air. Designed to marry both function and form, it is the desktop publishing client that you've always wanted: Simple, intuitive, powerful, and fast.

    • Discontinued Website/app unavailable.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • MacJournal

    MacJournal is the world's most popular journalist software for the Mac. MacJournal 6 adds a calendar mode that show entries from any journal, geolocation, word count, and progress tracking, as well as additional blogging support. A Timeline mode has been added to give the journalist the ability to see their writing activity in chronological order. MacJournal 6 even introduces a feature for creating books from journals specially formatted for publishing.

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

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  • SeMagic

    Client for LiveJournal, Blogger, Wordpress Image upload to LJ Scrapbook, Flickr, fotki.com, imageshack.us, Picasa, Yandex Fotki

    • Discontinued Last version was in 2015 https://sourceforge.net/projects/semagic/

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Wine

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  • BlogDesk

    Blogging should be simple, but it gets complicated and time-consuming if you are serious about it. BlogDesk makes it easy to write, speeds up lavish processes and assists the author with smart features.

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.8 Build 400, released in February 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Windows

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  • BlogJet

    The most advanced Windows blog editor and manager. Get convenience and speed of a native application, and the ability to write posts offline.

    • Discontinued Last updated 01.03.2013.

    Commercial Windows Wordpress

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  • QTM

    QTM is a blogging client which is presently capable of composing, formatting and submitting blog entries to a weblog. QTM will work with blogs based on most of the major blogging systems available today: Wordpress (including wordpress.com), Movable Type, Drupal and so on. QTM, as the name implies, is based on the Qt graphical user interface toolkit. It requires at least version 4.1 of the toolkit (not version 3.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Mopress

    MoPress is a blogging client application developed for mobile phones. It allows a mobile phone to post a content (text, image, audio, video) to a Blog, using any type of available network (mobile phone network or Wi-Fi network).

    Free Open Source Java Mobile Blackberry Blackberry 10

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  • WebStory

    WebStory comes with a WYSIWYG blog editor that makes it an extremely useful desktop blog management software that helps you to write, edit, back up and manage multiple blogs, microblogs and web albums.

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 5.4, released in September 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Windows

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  • GNOME blog

    GNOME blog is a desktop blogging application for Linux and Unix. Easy and quick to use to help you writing your great blog posts. Any bugs or feature requests should be done through Bugzilla. Features Simple to use interface WYSIWYG styled text support Panel popup allows entries can be written gradually over the course of a day Spell checking Drag and drop support for images Supported Blogs Advogato.org Movable Type WordPress LiveJournal.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Drivel

    Drivel is a GNOME client for working with online journals, also known as weblogs or simply "blogs".

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • BloGTK

    BloGTK is a weblog client that allows you to post to your weblog from GNOME without the need for a separate browser window. BloGTK allows you to connect with many weblog systems such as Blogger, Movable Type, WordPress, and more.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • ecto

    ecto is a feature-rich desktop blogging editor for MacOSX. With ecto, you can easily publish to a wide range of weblog systems, such as Blogger, Blojsom, Drupal, MovableType, Nucleus, SquareSpace, TypePad, WordPress, and more. ecto should work with any blog which supports a standard remote editing API (such as the Atom, MetaWeblog, or MovableType APIs, and others). Most blogs (with the notable exception of MobleMe blogs) provide a remote editing API.

    Commercial Mac

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  • KABLOG for J2ME

    KABLOG for J2ME is a photoblogging / moblogging / blogging application for your mobile phone, PDA, or other J2ME-compatible device. Supports posting of images as well as standard HTML blog entries.

    Free Open Source Java Mobile

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  • Post2blog

    Post2Blog is a desktop blogging client software that helps to update your blog without visiting a web-site and can help to compose posts offline, post selected text from Internet Explorer, Firefox, publish pictures and files directly from Explorer or even use MS Word as editor to compose new posts.

    • Discontinued The software is now listed as "Old and deprecated software" and offered for free but with no support. Last version, 3.01, released in June 2007, can be still downloaded from Download.com and Free-Downloads.com

    Free Windows Wordpress

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