Rob Bye
Rob ByeI build products and companies

What is the best mac software for writing blog posts?

Something clean and simple, ideally using markdown.
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  1. 4
    iA Writer 4

    Embed images, tables and text as blocks of content in text

    Timothy Buck
    Timothy BuckProduct Manager · Written
    I've been using it for 3 yrs now. I've tried countless others, but I keep coming back to iA Writer because it looks good and works consistently.
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    • Karthik Subramanian
      Karthik SubramanianContent and Branding guy

      I deep dive into writing rituals using this software. Tough to explain beyond it. But they have gotten their UI perfect for a writing mode.

  2. 3
    Bear

    A beautiful, flexible writing app for notes and prose

    Jack Dweck
    Jack Dweck20Product Manager at Unroll.Me · Written
    I've been using Bear as my primary note-taking app. It's really simple, supports Markdown and has a great tagging system. Highly recommend for writing blog posts!
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    • Justin Deardorff
      Justin DeardorffHunter/Gatherer of Ideas

      I searched high and low for a replacement to the Mac OS default Notes app, which is incredibly limited in functionality and insufficient for my needs. I had one twist - I needed to find a note taking app for Mac that did not sync or store notes in the cloud. Bear does just that and it happens to be great. I really enjoy the hashtag categorization system and ability to have multiple tags on a note. It's a twist on Evernote style tags, but with a lighter-weight style of notebook organization and management.

    • Scot Krueger
      Scot KruegerFounder of Krutech.com

      Overall I love Bear. It is beautifully designed. I love the simple interface and the ability to tag notes is amazing. It makes searching for old notes so much easier. This is better than Apple Notes and I love it so much more than Evernote.

  3. 3
    Ulysses III

    A powerful writing tool for Mac, iPad, and iPhone

    Nate Michaud
    Nate MichaudOwner, LacedWork · Written
    I love Ulysses not only is it a pleasant to the eye, it allows you to organize all your documents and sync them across multiple devices.
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  4. 1
    Tempad

    Subscription-Free, Synced & Secured Markdown Notes.

    Pavel B.
    Pavel B.Front-End Engineer / Product Designer · Written
    Pavel B. made this product
    Just like you wanted: clean, simple, and, of course, with Markdown. Includes syncing capabilities. Forever free syncing, to be precise :)
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    • Launching an IOS only app tells the world that the product's makers are not inclusive and could be 1%-ers (rich elites) that only interact with other 1%-ers.