A minimal Markdown editor desktop app


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A minimal Markdown Editor desktop app built on top of http://electron.atom.io.


Key Features

  • LivePreview - Make changes, See changes
    • Instantly see what your Markdown documents look like in HTML as you create them.
  • Sync Scrolling
    • While you type, LivePreview will automatically scroll to the current location you're editing.
  • GitHub Flavored Markdown
  • Syntax highlighting
  • KaTeX Support
  • Dark/Light mode
  • Toolbar for basic Markdown formatting
  • Supports multiple cursors
  • Save the Markdown preview as PDF
  • Emoji support in preview 🎉
  • App will keep alive in tray for quick usage
  • Full screen mode
    • Write distraction free.
  • Cross platform
    • Windows, macOS and Linux ready.

How To Use

To clone and run this application, you'll need Git and Node.js (which comes with npm) installed on your computer. From your command line:

# Clone this repository
$ git clone https://github.com/amitmerchant1990/electron-markdownify

# Go into the repository
$ cd electron-markdownify

# Install dependencies
$ npm install

# Run the app
$ npm start

Note: If you're using Linux Bash for Windows, see this guide or use node from the command prompt.


The project welcomes all kinds of contribution. Be it related to the documentation or a full-fledged feature!

You can get started with https://github.com/amitmerchant1990/electron-markdownify/issues if you don't find anything to contribute to.

Project listed on October 01, 2021