When comparing Gingko vs Macchiato, the Slant community recommends Gingko for most people. In the question“What are the best Markdown editors for OS X?” Gingko is ranked 26th while Macchiato is ranked 28th.
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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 Does not distract the user
Macchiato does not get in the way. It has a minimalist UI that highlights Markdown syntax.
Pro Support for latest Mac OSX features
Macchiato supports Mac OSX features like fullscreen mode, auto-save and version history.
Con Software is somewhat expensive and there's no trial version to test it out
Macchiato costs $19.99 and offers no way of testing the software before buying.