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    Windows Live Writer Alternatives for Mac

    Windows Live Writer is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is MarsEdit. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try MacJournal or SeMagic. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Windows Live Writer and seven of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Windows Live Writer are Desk, Blogo, ecto and QTM.

    Windows Live Writer is mainly a Blog Publishing Tool but alternatives to it may also be Note-taking Tools or Journaling Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Windows Live Writer.
    This page was last updated Sep 4, 2017
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    Windows Live Writer is one of the most popular blog editors. With a large numer of features WLW is a bloggers best friend.
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    1. Writing and editing websites. It's possible to both post and reopen posts and edit them without any changes to the code. What's very special is the built-in support for Markdown. Plain text HTML editing and WYSIWYG are also supported.
    2. MacJournal is the world's most popular journalist software for the Mac.


    3. Client for LiveJournal, Blogger, Wordpress

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

    4. An award-winning & beloved desktop publishing client, exclusively for OS X. You are a storyteller, passionate about crafting narratives that capture, express, and delight in what it means to be human.

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      Website/app unavailable.

    5. Blogging made easy, again.

      Discontinued

      Website no longer exists and app is no longer on App Store. No word from developers on social media since 2016.



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      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.
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      ABANDONED in 2014, Was a decent "word press uploader".

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      This item has been discontinued. The last version was 7 years ago, on 27 February 2014.

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