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 create great looking documentation in a developer friendly way.

    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 bloggers such as Eric Ries (Startup Lessons Learned) and Babak Nivi (Venture Hacks) to publish their blogs as e-books.

    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 of projects include: textbooks, ebooks, novels, research papers, technical documentation and more.Collaboration is version controlled and asynchronous, built on top of Git, a version control system with mass adoption by developers.Content is written with markdown, then formatted and compiled into consumable formats (PDF, ePub, and Word) with one click.

    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 translators. Reedsy also provides a powerful and elegant editor, a beautiful production tool that takes care of the formatting and conversion, before you have even finished writing.

    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