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A simple and elegant open-source markdown editor that is focused on speed and usability.

MarkText is a cross-platform, next generation markdown editor that focuses on speed and usability. It has features such as:

  • Real-time preview (WYSIWYG) and a clean and simple interface to get a distraction-free writing experience.
  • Support CommonMark Spec, GitHub Flavored Markdown Spec and selective support Pandoc markdown.
  • Markdown extensions such as math expressions (KaTeX), front matter and emojis.
  • Support paragraphs and inline style shortcuts to improve your writing efficiency.
  • Output HTML and PDF files.
  • Various themes: Cadmium Light, Material Dark etc.
  • Various editing modes: Source Code mode, Typewriter mode, Focus mode.
  • Paste images directly from clipboard.

Completely free and open-source forever!

Main development repository for MarkText application (not the snap package):

Details for MarkText

  • MIT

Last updated
  • 9 August 2022 - latest/stable
  • 22 October 2022 - latest/edge



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Ubuntu 22.10
Debian 11
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