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joshsullivan
joshsullivan

I’m trying to find a writing app for Windows for blogging. Currently, I am using Notepad++, which I use for script/file editing. I sometimes use Grammarly because they have character counts, which is a must. Suggestions would be appreciated.

odd
odd

@joshsullivan If you use markdown, I found some recommendations here, but I have no personal experience with either of them. I lists among others, Visual Studio Code (with markdown plugin)

nathanrhale
nathanrhale

@joshsullivan I have been using Typora lately.

mjdescy
mjdescy

@joshsullivan On Windows, I like Sublime Text with some Markdown-related plugins. I wouldn't use it, though, unless I also needed it to be a programmer's editor. I also used to use MarkdownPad, but it has not been updated in a very long time.

joshsullivan
joshsullivan

@mjdescy I have no idea how I forgot about Sublime Text. I have a license for it too. I installed ST and Word Count package and it works great. Which Markdown packages are you using?

joshsullivan
joshsullivan

@nathanrhale Looks very interesting, I'll download and give it a trial run, thanks!

rodriguesmyron
rodriguesmyron

@joshsullivan iA Writer for Windows. Looks similar to the Mac version last time I used it.

JohnPhilpin
JohnPhilpin

@rodriguesmyron @joshsullivan if IAWriter is on Windows - snap it up ... great App ... prolly going to ditch Ulysses at next subscription update.

joshsullivan
joshsullivan

@JohnPhilpin @rodriguesmyron Thanks, testing out the trial now.

dreadnaut
dreadnaut

@joshsullivan I use Typora most of the time, but it's not the most responsive editor, and it's slightly glitchy. When I want to just write I go back to the Q10 editor.

bennorris
bennorris

@joshsullivan +1 for iA Writer. Definitely my favorite writing app.

nathanrhale
nathanrhale

@joshsullivan Keep me posted on what you end up with, and your thoughts on Typora!

sander
sander

@joshsullivan Dropbox paper

mjdescy
mjdescy

@joshsullivan Sorry for the late reply. I wrote up my Sublime Text setup for Markdown several years ago on one of my websites. Take a look!

joshsullivan
joshsullivan

@mjdescy Thanks, I like the preview feature a lot. I enjoy that Sublime Text allows for Projects and Workspaces. I can't believe I forgot all about it the last couple of years, so thank you for bringing it to my attention again.