This time the v1.0 release of Markor gets celebrated! The update is already available for download on F-Droid and Google Play, get it now!

Recent changes in the Markor project:
New features:

  • ShareInto
    • Added export: calendar appointment


  • Widget
    • Added shortcuts to ToDo, QuickNote and LinkBox
  • SD Card handling and permission errors
    • Show warning when opening a file on not writeable path
    • Add shortcuts to writeable SD card folders
    • Mark unwriteable files red in selection dialog
  • ShareInto
    • Better seperator placment


  • Widget
    • Open selected file
  • Editor
    • Markdown header highlighting padding
  • Share to app
    • Fix view intent not starting on some devices
  • Filesystem view
    • Allow to view Details for folder too

Upcoming changes

The following will very likely be included in the next release - may also be in progress but not guaranteed to be done ;).

  • Improved and more safe Text-Module-Actions
  • More functions for recent-files, Addition of popular-files
  • (Markdown) Improved code block highlighting
  • (Markdown) Improved unordered list highlighting

Project summary


Markor is a TextEditor for Android. This project aims to make an editor that is versatile, flexible, and lightweight. Markor utilizes simple markup formats like Markdown and todo.txt for note-taking and list management. Markor is versatile at working with text, it can also be used for keeping bookmarks, copying to clipboard, fast opening a link from text and lots of more. Created files are interoptable with any other plaintext software on any platform.Markor is using open formats and is free software, openly developed and accepts community contributions.


๐Ÿ“ Create notes and manage your to-do list using simple markup formats
๐ŸŒฒ Work completely offline - whenever, wherever
๐Ÿ‘Œ Compatible with any other plaintext software on any platform โ€“ edit with notepad or vim, filter with grep, convert to PDF or create a zip archive

๐Ÿ– Syntax Highlighting and format related actions โ€“ quick insert pictures and to-do
๐Ÿ‘€ Convert, preview, and share documents as HTML and PDF

๐Ÿ“š Notebook: Store all documents on a common filesystem folder
๐Ÿ““ QuickNote: Fast accessible for keeping notes
โ˜‘๏ธ To-Do: Write down your to-do
๐Ÿ”– LinkBox: Share pages to read later into bookmark list
๐Ÿ– Markup formats: Markdown and todo.txt
๐Ÿ“‹ Copy to clipboard: Copy any text, including text shared into Markor
๐Ÿ’ก Notebook is the root folder of documents and can be changed to any location on filesystem. LinkBox, QuickNote and ToDo are textfiles

๐ŸŽจ Highly customizeable, dark theme available
๐Ÿ’พ Auto-Save with options for undo/redo
๐Ÿ‘Œ No ads or unnecessary permissions
๐ŸŒŽ Language selection โ€“ use other language than on the system

๐Ÿ’ก Unlike other office suites (like LibreOffice) or to-do apps (like Wunderlist), Markor has one streamlined text editor with no other editing UI. Markor shows how powerful and expressive simple text can be. View, edit, manipulate and convert plaintext!

๐Ÿ”ƒ Markor works with sync apps, but they have to do syncing respectively. Sync clients known to work in combination include BitTorrent Sync, Dropbox, FolderSync, OwnCloud, NextCloud, Seafile, Syncthing, Syncopoli

๐Ÿ‘€ These apps may also be in your interest if you like Markor: OneNote, EverNote, Google Keep, Wunderlist, Read-It-Later, Pocket, Epsilon Notes, iA Writer, Todoist, Shaarli, Wallabag, Simple Notes, Simpletask, Share to clipboard, NextCloud Bookmarks, Easy Open Link


The app doesnโ€™t use the internet connection unless external resources are referenced in self created documents (on purpose). The app is working completly offline, no internet connection required! No personal data will be requested or shared (i.e. calendar or contacts). Documents can be shared to other apps from inside the app by pressing the share button. Document will be stored locally in the device public documents folder or in a custom folder.

Contributing to the project

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