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Erato - Markdown Text Editor

By Nine Muses

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Erato is a gorgeous Markdown composer with live preview!

It offers full support for regular Markdown syntax, GitHub flavored markdown, YAML front matter and parts of the MultiMarkdown specification.

# Smart composer

- Syntax highlighted Markdown
- Autocompletion for lists, task lists and block quotes
- Automatic indentation for code blocks

# GitHub flavored Markdown

- Fenced code blocks (with syntax highlighting)
- Task lists
- Friendly line breaks
- Automatic escaping_of_underlined_words
- Automatic linking

# Support for commonly used MultiMarkdown features

- Tables
- Footnotes

# Extras

- YAML front matter support
- Create your own Erato themes
- Both the composer and the preview can be toggled on and off when you need to focus.
- Document export as HTML or PDF

# Built with modern technologies

- Full retina support
- Autosaves your documents: you won't lose your work
- Versions: access older revisions of your document
- QuickLook support

# Support

I love to hear your feedback! Get in touch at

What's New in Version 1.4.5

- Fixes issues with YAML frontmatter parsing
- Decreases the minimum size for the document window


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Customer Reviews


I love this app. I do a lot of writing that ultimately ends up in github. I was looking for an editor that used github flavored markdown and decided to give Erato a try. It’s simple and easy to use, and the preview was exactly what I was looking for.

Erato - Markdown Text Editor
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  • $19.99
  • Category: Productivity
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  • Version: 1.4.5
  • Size: 0.7 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.7 or later, 64-bit processor

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