Alternatives to Paper

  • Hemingway Editor

    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.

    Commercial Mac Windows Web-Based

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  • WriteMonkey

    Writemonkey is a Windows zenware writing application with an extremely stripped down user interface, leaving you alone with your thoughts and your words. It is light, fast and free. With an array of innovative tools under the hood and full Markdown …

    Freemium Linux Mac Windows

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  • Abricotine

    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. - Write in markdown (or GFM) and export your documents in HTML,- Preview text elements (su…

    Open Source Free Electron / Atom Shell Linux Mac Windows

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  • ResophNotes

    Quick Notes on Windows Features •Simple and fast notes on Windows •Sync online with Simplenote •Support proxy (require HTTPS protocol) •Optional Proxy username and password •Access notes on iPhone and iPad through Simplenote app •Portable version su…

    Free Windows

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

    Open Source Free Linux Mac Windows

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  • Inkdrop

    Inkdrop enables hackers to keep track of their daily progress when it comes to hacking in one convenient spot without having to rely on traditional word processors. Inkdrop features support for #Markdown with the ability to do code syntax highlighti…

    Commercial Linux Mac iPhone Windows Android

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  • Moeditor

    Moeditor - Your all-purpose markdown editor. Built with Electron .

    Open Source Free Linux Mac Windows

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  • Cryptee

    Cryptee is a cross platform, encrypted and secure home for your private documents, notes, files and photos. You can take notes with photos, videos and audio in Cryptee and even attach a PDF or any other filetype. It uses a strong client-side AES256 …

    Freemium Chrome OS Android Tablet Chrome iPad iPhone Web-Based Android

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  • Byword

    Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad. Features- Designed to make writing more enjoyable using Markdown- Sync text documents across all your Mac, iPhone, iPad devices- Take all documents offline…

    Commercial Mac iPad iPhone

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  • Alternote

    Gorgeous note-taking app for Mac with Evernote integration. Alternote has pixel-perfect interface, robust search, distraction-free mode and lots more. It is designed to be the most convenient and natural way to make notes, collect information, write…

    Commercial Mac

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  • MarkdownPad

    MarkdownPad is a full-featured Markdown editor for Windows. Features: LivePreview : Instantly see how your documents look in HTML as you create them. Easy formatting with keyboard shortcuts. Markdown formatting can be applied (and removed) with hand…

    Freemium Windows

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  • Left

    Left is a distractionless writing tool with auto-complete, a synonyms dictionary, writing statistics, markup-based navigation and a speed-reader. The application is free and Open Source, its original purpose was to help Rekka with the writing of the…

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  • MacDown

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

    Free Mac

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  • Haroopad

    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. Haroopad gives you same experiences i…

    Open Source Free Linux Mac Windows

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  • TextMate

    TextMate brings Apple's approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By bridging UNIX underpinnings and GUI, TextMate cherry-picks the best of both worlds to the benefit of expert scripters and novice users alike. Whether you are a …

    Open Source Commercial Mac

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  • Ulysses

    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.

    Commercial Mac iPad iPhone

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  • Collect by WeTransfer

    Collect by WeTransfer is the best way to capture, combine and collaborate on ideas. Save content from all of your apps in one place. – Save photos, links, songs, videos, documents and anything else you can think of. – Stay in your flow and save stuf…

    Free Android Tablet iPad iPhone Android

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  • RunaBook

    What is RunaBook?Simple, small, useful product for making notes, knowledge bases, and organize daily routine. Main features:- tree structure of the records;- different types of fields for recording (string, text, number, date / time, record referenc…

    Free Linux Mac Windows

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  • Q10

    Q10 is a simple but powerful text editor designed and built with writers in mind. Q10 is freeware. That's right, you can download and use it at no cost. Q10 is small, fast and keeps out of your way. Press F1 inside Q10 to read the help card. Q10 wil…

    Free Windows

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  • is a markdown pastebin and publishing service with preview, custom urls and editing. Fast, simple and free. Markdown is a lightweight markup language with plain text formatting and it allows you to easily combine text, images, links, code …

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