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What is MacDown?

MacDown is an open source Markdown editor for OS X, released under the MIT License. It is heavily influenced by Chen Luo鈥檚 Mou.
MacDown is a tool in the Markdown Editors category of a tech stack.
MacDown is an open source tool with 8.1K GitHub stars and 984 GitHub forks. Here鈥檚 a link to MacDown's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses MacDown?

Companies
4 companies reportedly use MacDown in their tech stacks, including Erasys GmbH, 5miles, and Scommerce.

Developers
24 developers on StackShare have stated that they use MacDown.

Why developers like MacDown?

Here鈥檚 a list of reasons why companies and developers use MacDown

MacDown's Features

  • Markdown Rendering
  • Additional Rendering Tools
  • Syntax Highlighting
  • Auto-completion

MacDown Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to MacDown?
Mou
When current available Markdown editors are almost all for general writers, Mou is different: It's for web developers. Syntax highlighting, live preview, sync scroll, fullscreen mode, auto save, powerful actions, auto pair, custom themes and CSS, HTML and PDF export, enhanced CJK support.
Typora
It gives 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. Replace them with a real live preview feature to help you concentrate on the content itself.
Caret
Better Markdown Editor for Mac / Windows / Linux
Marp
Marp is the simplest presentation writer with Markdown.

MacDown's Followers
24 developers follow MacDown to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Michelle Z
Lars Bell
Krzysztof Wielog贸rski
Sam Bantner
Stevie Howard
solygen
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Emmanuel Youssef
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