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Zettlr – free and open source, fast and convenient, multi-platform Markdown editor for researchers in the arts and humanities


  • Projects support: it is possible to create projects from directories with the ability to export;
  • There is integration with the following reference managers: Zotero, JabRef and Juris-M;
  • Citations: BibTex, JSON, et al.;
  • Zettlr can be used as a sophisticated Zettelkasten system implementing a lot of features to organise and structure your files;
  • Quick Look support: quick preview of the file contents without opening it;
  • Import files: Markdown, text, DocBook, Microsoft Word, EPUB, Haddock, Hypertext Markup Language, LaTeX, Muse, Open Document text, Outline Processor Markup Language, Emacs .org file, reStructured Text, txt2tags, TextBundle, Textile, TextPack (compressed TextBundle), VimWiki;
  • Export files using Pandoc, LaTeX, and Textbundle: HTML, PDF, OpenDocument, Microsoft Word, reveal.js Presentation, reStructured Text, RTF, LaTeX, TXT, Emacs .org file, TextBundle, TextPack;
  • Zettlr allows opening multiple documents at the same time in tabs. All tabs are restored when you reopen the application;
  • Zettlr supports syntax highlighting for several script and programming languages;
  • Search all Markdown documents in a project folder with heatmap;
  • Tag support for easier sorting of information;
  • There are five themes available;
  • There is a function of night mode with the ability to automatically switch on a given schedule;
  • Built-in Pomodoro timer;
  • Support for spell checking and autocorrection;
  • Word counter and writing statistics;
  • Create presentation using reveal.js;
  • You can add custom CSS to the document (there is no official support for customizations, and you perform any customizations at your own risk);
  • Distraction free mode: there is a mode for focusing attention on a certain part of the text;
  • You can attach files and add your own file extensions: .pdf, .odt, .odp, .ods, .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx, .do, .r, .py, .sav, .zsav, .csv, .png, .jpg, .jpeg, .gif, .tiff;
  • You can view the added attachments in the document; It is possible to scale the document;
  • Full-screen mode support;
  • Support for keyboard shortcuts.

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The software Zettlr is available for installation on Linux, Windows and macOS.

Installation methodOS
DebUbuntu* 16.04/18.04/19.04/20.04, Linux Mint 18/19, Debian
RPMopenSUSE, Rosa Linux, Mageia, ALT Linux, Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and others
AppImageUbuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, CentOS, elementaryOS, Linux Mint and others

*Ubuntu (GNOME), Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (XFCE), Lubuntu (LXDE)

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Install Software via EXE package on Windows

Install Software via DMG package for macOS

Software Information

Language Interface:English, Russian, Deutsch, Spanish, French and others
Description version:1.7.5
Developer:Hendrik Erz
Programming language:Electron
License:GPL v3
Software website:zettlr.com

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