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MacDown vs Mou: What are the differences?

MacDown: Open source Markdown editor for OS X. MacDown is an open source Markdown editor for OS X, released under the MIT License. It is heavily influenced by Chen Luo’s Mou; Mou: The missing Markdown editor for web developers. 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.

MacDown and Mou belong to "Markdown Editors" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by MacDown are:

  • Markdown Rendering
  • Additional Rendering Tools
  • Syntax Highlighting

On the other hand, Mou provides the following key features:

  • Actions
  • Enhanced CJK Support
  • View Control

MacDown is an open source tool with 7.86K GitHub stars and 957 GitHub forks. Here's a link to MacDown's open source repository on GitHub.

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    Awesome replacement for Mou
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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’s Mou.

    What is 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.

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    What are some alternatives to MacDown and Mou?
    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.
    Atom
    At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.
    Caret
    Better Markdown Editor for Mac / Windows / Linux
    Remarkable
    Markdown parser done right. Fast and easy to extend. Supports the CommonMark spec + syntax extensions + sugar (URL autolinking, typographer).
    Marp
    Marp is the simplest presentation writer with Markdown.
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