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What is Pandoc?

It is a free and open-source document converter, widely used as a writing tool and as a basis for publishing workflows. It converts files from one markup format into another. It can convert documents in (several dialects of) Markdown, reStructuredText, textile, HTML, DocBook, LaTeX, MediaWiki markup, TWiki and many more.
Pandoc is a tool in the File Conversion category of a tech stack.

Who uses Pandoc?


7 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Pandoc.

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Pandoc's Features

  • Command-line tool
  • Supports OS X, Windows, Linux, Universal Document Converter

Pandoc Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Pandoc?
Sphinx lets you either batch index and search data stored in an SQL database, NoSQL storage, or just files quickly and easily — or index and search data on the fly, working with Sphinx pretty much as with a database server. A variety of text processing features enable fine-tuning Sphinx for your particular application requirements, and a number of relevance functions ensures you can tweak search quality as well.
wkhtmltopdf and wkhtmltoimage are command line tools to render HTML into PDF and various image formats using the QT Webkit rendering engine. These run entirely "headless" and do not require a display or display service.
DocRaptor makes it easy to convert HTML to PDF and XLS format. Choose your document format, select configuration options and make an HTTP POST request to our server. DocRaptor returns your file in a matter of seconds. We provide extensive documentation and examples to get you started, and our API makes it easy to use DocRaptor to generate PDF and Excel files in your own web applications.
Convert anything to anything - more than 200 different audio, video, document, ebook, archive, image, spreadsheet and presentation formats supported.
Docparser is a cloud based document processing solution and workflow automation software. Docparser makes it easy to convert PDF documents into structured data and automate document based workflows.
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Pandoc's Followers
6 developers follow Pandoc to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Justin Poliey
Panos Rontogiannis
Josh Tynjala
Brian J. McGuirk