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.

Features

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

Privacy

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

Project blog posts


FAQ

General

  • How do I save a file?
    Text is always automatically saved, when you leave Markor or close a document. There is no dedicated โ€œsaveโ€ button. (With Markor you can focus on writing text rather constantly pressing a button after typing a word. ;)

Special documents and directories

  • What is Notebook?
    The root folder for your documents and files! Markor shows this place at the main screen and allows you to browse documents/files. You can work at any (accessible) file & location with Markor. This is the main place for your daily Markor use.

  • What is ToDo?
    Your main to-do list file in todo.txt format. You can access it by swiping once at the main screen, by selecting todo.txt at Notebook, or by using the dedicated launcher. You can also open it from Notebook or other apps! You will also have the option to create a to-do task when sharing text into Markor when the text is just one line. The location of this file is freely choosable and independent from the Notebook directory.

  • What is LinkBox?
    A textfile to store webpages to read later. You can write anything into this file, it is just a simple unformatted textfile (*.txt.). When you share text into Markor, the option to share into LinkBox shows up. But only if the text contains a web link (http/https) and low amount of text was shared. You can access it by selecting linkbox.txt at Notebook or by using the dedicated launcher. The location of this file is freely choosable and independent from the Notebook directory.

  • What is QuickNote?
    The fastest and easiest way to take notes! QuickNote is a document in Markdown format with a freely choosable file location. You can access it by swiping twice at the main screen, by selecting QuickNote at Notebook, or by using the dedicated launcher. The location of this file is freely choosable and independent from the Notebook directory.

  • What is a context / category?
    With contexts you can mark a situation or place. Context is part of todo.txt format and has the alias category (@) at Markor.
    Examples: @home @work

  • What is a project / tag?
    With projects you can group tasks by a specific project. You can also use it simply for tagging your todo. Context is part of todo.txt format and has the alias tag (+) at Markor.
    Examples: +video +download +holidayPlanning

  • How can I remove a category/tag (context/project) from a task?
    Go to task and simply remove the text with +/@ in front