When comparing Gingko vs Markdown Plus, the Slant community recommends Gingko for most people. In the question“What are the best Markdown editors for OS X?” Gingko is ranked 25th while Markdown Plus is ranked 42nd.
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Pro You can customize colors
Pro Allows focusing on one piece of information at a time
Since Gingko documents are "trees", they are always organized on the go. And since everything is written in cards, it is possible to focus on one chunk of content at a time.
Pro Easy to overview
Despite the complexity of the tree structure, it's always clear where you are, and how to quickly add your thoughts.
Pro Markdown support
All formatting is done via Markdown.
Non-linear notetaking allows you more flexibility, freedom and creativity.
Pro Support for table of contents
Markdown Plus can easily create a clear table of contents.
Pro Good support and updates
Also provides a separate app for Markdown display only with same specs: Markdown Mate
Pro Custom containers
Supports 4 custom containers (success, info, warning, danger).
Pro Extended Markdown
Extended Markdown is supported.
Pro Supports multiple markdown
- Task Lists
- Math Formula
- Flowchart Syntax
- Sequence Diagram Syntax
- Gantt Diagram Syntax
Con Limited free version
The free version is limited to 100 cards and 10 documents. Depending on how you use it, this might not be enough.
Con Not free
Unlike some other comparable apps, Markdown Plus isn't free and has a purchase price of $14,99.
Con No email encryption
Does not encrypt email when exporting to HTML.
Con Exports to 4 different media
Markdown Plus can export to HTML, PNG, PDF and Paginated PDF.