A Markdown editor and hypernotebook built around CommonMark, with 1Password integration, HTML/CSS/Bootstrap support, live task lists, smart drag-n-drop insertion, multiple themes, document aliasing, and more.

Taking notes, writing blog articles, managing all the technical details of your websites and projects -- these are just some of the things _Versatil Markdown_ can be used for.

## Feature Overview

### Display First

Meaning if you're not editing the text, then it's being displayed rendered, making it easy to read and reference.

### Markdown/CommonMark Syntax

Built on the emerging _CommonMark_ specification and enhanced with GitHub Flavored Markdown, you get all the normal Markdown goodness, plus **task lists** and **tables**.

### Multiple "Source" Folders

Easily add all your notes -- maybe a set of blog posts in our Documents folder, notes for work and various projects in your Dropbox or iCloud Drive.

### HTML/CSS/Bootstrap 4 Supported

Embedded HTML and CSS is also supported. For the true power user, you can utilize the embedded Bootstrap 4 framework

### "Live" Task Lists

Task lists are "live" - click on the checkbox and it will be marked in the source document. Create a list of todos and check them off one by one as they get done, without having to directly edit the document.

### 1Password Integration

If you use _1Password_ to store your logins to various websites, you can easily create a link to one of these sites, by simply dragging an item from 1Password into the editor window.

### Integrated Spark File

An easy way to chronicle and capture thoughts or ideas through the creation of _sparks_. Each spark is stamped with a date and time and kept in chronological order, so you can quickly browse through them.

### Syntax Highlighting

Embedded source code can be syntax highlighted for many languages, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ruby, and many more.

### Smart Drag/Drop

Drag a link or an image from your browser into your text, and have it inserted as a proper link or image, including the title for the link.

### Document Aliasing

Sometimes information belongs in more than one place; create an alias to virtually place a note in any section/folder where it needs to be.

### Dark Mode and Multiple Themes

_Normal_, _Solarized Dark_, and _Solarized Light_ themes for display and editing are provided, or create your own customized themes, whether it's making a small tweak to an existing theme or creating something entirely new. A "Dark Mode" is also provided.

### Multiple Columns

Sometimes, it makes sense to have multiple columns for your notes/data. With a simple syntax, easily create new rows and columns. Simple and unobtrusive.

## Additional Features

- Data Stored as Text
- Frictionless Keyboard Flow
- Click to Edit
- Sharing Menu Integration
- Export (HTML, PDF and Web Archives)
- MathJax for TeX and LaTeX Support
- Touchbar Support
- Back/Forward History Navigation
- QuickLook Integration

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What's New

Version 2.0.20

- Upgrade to Bootstrap 4.0.0
- Code blocks are now word wrapped when printing or exporting
- Undo can now be triggered after each menu command while editing text
- Converting selected text to a blockquote now correctly sets the selection

Ratings and Reviews

"Display first" is a big downside


The app is actually really nice - good rendering, good documentation, the editor is solid, and being able to use real HTML in notes is great - but having to re-toggle edit mode every. single. time. you want to change a note is a huge downside. It should remember the last state that you had each note in, or have a global setting for it.

Excellent app!


Well designed, feature rich and well documented app. Developer is very responsive to queries.
For tables I still go to Typora.

Exceptional Markdown app


I'm a software engineer. I spend most of my day taking or reviewing technical notes, checking things off lists, and taking more notes. My world has changed for the better since I started taking my notes in markdown, and from years of searching, Versatil is by FAR the best markdown app I've used. I've recommended this app to all my coworkers and on Twitter to my peers. That may be a hard pill to swallow -- check out the 14 day trial on the Versatil site; I purchased the app within about two hours of starting the trial.

The organization tooling is simple and effective, the markdown interpretation perfect, and the support is AMAZING. The very few times I've run in to an issue with the app, the developer has responded in less than an hour and even gone so far as to email me fixes. Honestly, the app alone is worth five stars -- the support is worth ten.

Developer Response

Thank you for the review! I hope you will find the new Version 2 just as useful.


digitalMoksha LLC
24 MB
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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