Creates books from markdown files. Like Gitbook and implemented in Rust

You will need version 4 or higher of `firefox`
to run Pencil as a Firefox Extension. Linux users will need version 4 or higher of either `firefox`, `iceweasel` or `xulrunner`,
or version 25 or higher of `palemoon`
The Windows installer and OS X archive has everything you need built-in. Windows, Linux, OS X & Firefox Packages are available for download from the Releases Page
You can also install the Firefox Add-on from the Mozilla Add-on Repository
To install the OS X package, unzip the archive and copy the `` folder t

mdbook alternatives

  • pandoc

  • Pandoc is a Haskell library for converting from one markup format to another, and a command-line tool that uses this library.

    tags: command-line-interface convert-to-epub convert-to-html document-converter file-converter
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • GitBook

  • GitBook is a tool for building beautiful books using Git and Markdown. It can generate your book into multiple formats:

    tags: book-publishing command-line git markdown static-website
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online

  • is a documentation generator that uses a simple folder structure and Markdown files to create custom documentation on the fly. It helps you...

    tags: documentation documentation-generator markdown-support php
    platform: Self-Hosted
  • Leanpub

  • You can use Leanpub to create, curate, edit, publish and sell a PDF/EPUB/MOBI book based on your blog. Leanpub is being used today by famous blogge...

    tags: publish-writings ebook-publisher book-publishing blog-to-pdf
    platform: Online
  • Typewrite

  • Typewrite is a real-time collaborative writing environment with Markdown support, versioning and Dropbox syncing.

    tags: Discontinued collaborative-writing dropbox-sync markdown-editor real-time
    platform: Online Discontinued
  • Booktype

  • Booktype: Turn intellectual property into beautiful, professional books.

    tags: cms epub journalism non-profit odt
    platform: Mac OS X Linux
  • Penflip

  • Penflip is Github for writing: a platform for hosting, collaborating on, and publishing writing projects. Projects can be private or public.Types o...

    tags: collaborative-writing real-time-collaboration research writing-editor
    platform: Online
  • Reedsy

  • Reedsy allows authors to find and work with the best publishing professionals: from developmental editors to book cover designers, publicists and t...

    tags: marketplace ebook-editors cd-label-maker
    platform: Online
  • Editorially

  • Write. Rewrite. Share and discuss. Everything you need to make good writing great.

    tags: Discontinued collaborative-writing dropbox-integration markdown-editor markup
    platform: Online Discontinued