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Next generation desktop rich content editor that saves documents with themes. HTML & Markdown compatible. For Windows, OS X & Linux.

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Next generation desktop rich content editor that saves documents with themes.
HTML & Markdown compatible. For Windows, OS X & Linux.

version 0.10.2 — Beta ~ (Next release: version 1.0, ongoing development)

  • (Un)colored is an editor that allows the user to focus on the text & content types (titles, lists, etc.), then selects the document saving format.
  • If the selected format is HTML, the user can choose an export document theme which defines the appearance of the saved document, that can be viewed directly in a web browser.
  • If the selected format is Markdown, the document is saved as raw Markdown file, without theme.
  • A saved HTML / Markdown document can be re-imported in the editor and re-exported, with theme or not, endlessly.

Supported Platforms

(Un)colored is provided for 64-bit systems only, on OS X 10.9 and later, Windows 7 and later, Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 and later, Debian 8 and later).

📦 Features (for now)

  • Multiple document tabs management
  • Standard word processor inline tools (bold, italic, underline, strikethrough, add link to selection, superscript, subscript, clear format)
  • 6 levels title tools
  • Block tools (paragraph, quote, unordered & ordered list, image insertion via URL)
  • Web-oriented tools (YouTube / Vimeo / Dailymotion / Twitch video insertion via URL, or ANY embedded content (SoundCloud tracks, Facebook posts, ...))
  • Export to HTML documents with 4 themes (always more to come)
  • Export to Markdown documents
  • Table of Content visualization & navigation system
  • Always on Top window control button
  • Real-time emojis (from for now)
  • Interface themes system (1 interface theme for now, but more to come)
  • More than 40 mouse & keyboard shortcuts
  • Basic search / replace system (needs improvements)
  • Document information display (number of paragraphs, words, etc.)
  • Minimalist interface that let you focus on what matters : the content
  • Update auto-check system (enable / disable in settings)
  • Built-in english quick guide (more languages to come)

🔩 Technical Details

(Un)colored is made to be fast & fully compatible with WebKit web browser engine and V8 JavaScript engine (those implemented in Google Chrome). So the application is entirely written without any compatibility fallback code and allows using latest web technologies.

  • ES6 : Object Oriented & more beautiful than classic JavaScript.

For the complete list of used projects, see below the Related Projects section.

⚠️ Known Issues

  • [Major issue] GitHub Flavored Markdown documents import/export not fully supported (and missing tools for it).
  • [Major issue] When entering a local image relative path in the Image via URL tool field, the image in the exported document is not visible in-browser.

👥 Contribute

If you have any question about the project, noticed a performance issue or a bug, you can let me know by posting on the GitHub issues section. I will be glad to answer :octocat:

Before creating a new issue topic, be careful to check if your question/issue is not in the Known Issues section above or already in the GitHub issues section.

🔧 Technical Documentation (not ready yet)

To know how to create a document theme or a interface theme, how to launch the development version of (Un)colored, how to build it or how it's made, see the Full Documentation.

🎁 Donation

— Support (Un)colored —

(Un)colored is free and open source. Making applications like this takes time. If you like this app, please consider to donate to support my work 😉 If you don't know how much to give, 6 € is a reasonnable amount (will be automatically converted into your currency). Have a nice day !

📄 License

(Un)colored is released under the Apache License 2.0. More information on

❤️ Related Projects

Thanks to creators and contributors of these open source projects that (Un)colored proudly uses :

Countable.jsDOMPurifyElectronelectron-builderemojify.jsfindAndReplaceDOMTextforeach.jsgetmdl-selectgithub-markdown-cssjsVideoUrlParserLightRange.jsmarkedMaterial Design LiteMousetrapMousetrap Global BindNode.jsNormalize.cssreqwestSortableto-markdownversions-comparewysiwyg.jsZenscroll

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Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
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