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LightPaper is a simple, beautiful, powerful, yet free text editor for passionate writers. You can use LightPaper to write any kind of text documents -- blogs, articles, notes, READMEs, TODOs, or the next chapter of your new novel. Its simple interface gets out of your way, allowing you to focus on writing. To remove distractions, you can switch to Distraction-Free Mode to completely immerse yourself in your current paragraph. It comes bundled with a handful of themes and beautiful fonts. You can also easily create your own themes or add existing ones.

  • Built-in folder navigator
  • more...

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Version 1.0:

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  • An alternate faster and better markdown processor with full GitHub Flavored Markdown support including Task List
  • Live Preview in an external window
  • Zoom In/Zoom Out using ⌘+ and ⌘-
  • Full drag-and-drop support
  • Create a new window by tearing off a tab
  • New and exclusive themes for more...


  • OS X 10.8 or later

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Downloads 2,976
Version Downloads 166
License Demo
Date 15 Nov 2015
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $19.98
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