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.
Pandoc is an open source tool with 23K GitHub stars and 2.7K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Pandoc's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Pandoc?
37 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Pandoc.
Pros of Pandoc
More popular and active on github
- Command-line tool
- Supports OS X, Windows, Linux, Universal Document Converter
Pandoc Alternatives & Comparisons
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