A downloadable tool for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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JotDown is a markdown editing suite, designed to organize and edit markdown files in one or more directories.

Files are organized by using standard yaml at the beginning of your markdown documents, letting you add document titles, categories and tags that live with your markdown documents.

As a markdown editor, JotDown has a number of standard and non-standard features, including:

  • Rendering of flow charts and sequence diagrams
  • Markdown preview including synced checkbox lists
  • Typewriter and distraction free modes, removing UI and centering your text on the screen for improved focus, hopefully.
  • (optional) Vlambeer-inspired powermode. Make writing streaks more exciting

What needs to be done:

  • Neither the Windows nor Mac builds have been signed, which will either show a scary warning, or prevent JotDown from running entirely on your machine.
  • The Mac build is completely untested. If it works for you, let me know!
  • The window frame is currently unstyled, and looks ugly on some systems.


  • 2019-09-23: Removed folder deletion (use your file manager for this instead). Added always-on labels for the two side panels for clarity. Moved away form self-contained exe to simple directory for Windows.
  • 2019-09-21:  Fixed adding adding directories failing, always prompting when reloading the app.
Updated 26 days ago
StatusIn development
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Tagsmarkdown, markdown-editor


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

jotdown-osx-eap.zip 61 MB
Version 0.8.2
jotdown-win64.zip 62 MB
Version 0.8.2
jotdown-linux-appimage.zip 62 MB
Version 0.8.2

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