Pine free download for Mac


27 March 2019

A lightweight markdown editor (beta).


Pine is lightweight macOS markdown editor.

It is a document based application, and aims to follow Apple's Human Interface Guidelines

  • Themetable
  • Math support (LaTeX subset)
  • GitHub Flavored Markdown
  • GitHub Emoji support
  • LaTeX, Markdown and HTML autocomplete
  • Local image support
  • Switchable split view (horizontal and vertical split)
  • Full screen support
  • Tab support
  • Folder support
  • Ability to create custom .css themes
  • Ability to share .md files
  • Syntax highlighting for source and preview
  • Autosaving
  • Version control and history recovery
  • Markdown shortcuts (keyboard and Touch Bar shortcuts)
  • Auto pair markdown tags
  • Enable/disable markdown extensions
  • Custom font
  • Word count

Note: Pine is still in its very early stages, so if you encounter any bugs or have a feature request please raise an issue!

What's new in Pine

Version 0.0.9:
New features:
  • Autocomplete support for LaTeX, HTML and markdown with preferences to disable each
  • Support for WikiLink ([[Description|./path/to/]]) markdown extensions
  • RTL writing direction support in editor and preview
  • Preference to show invisible characters
  • Preference to show a toolbar on the window
  • Preference to scroll past end of editor
  • Preferences to sync scroll position between editor and preview
  • 9 new themes:
    • a11y-dark
    • a11y-light
    • an-old-hope
    • gml
    • isbl-editor-dark
    • isbl-editor-light
    • lightfair
    • nord
    • shades-of-purple
  • Some themes having incorrect colors
  • Open -a not working at times
  • Set a max width for
  • Indented markdown lists not getting syntax highlighted
  • Words breaking on any character, now breaking on words
  • Vertical scrollbar not showing in preferences when scrolled
  • Refactored sidebar and tabs
  • Now using custom Highlightr fork
  • library licenses to the 'About' window
  • new UI tests

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How would you rate Pine app?

3 Reviews of Pine

27 March 2019
Version: 0.0.4

Most helpful

This is now at version 0.0.9 and has been renamed to Pine. PLease update this listing accordingly:
26 July 2019
Version: 0.0.9
Interesting but there are some incoherence in the interface behavior (e. g. creating new file make the actual file disappear, you don't know where…). Hope it will be improved…
10 June 2019
Version: 0.0.9
After a rather accidental first use, I have to say that this program surprised me very much. After further testing, I will again post new impressions.
27 March 2019
Version: 0.0.4
This is now at version 0.0.9 and has been renamed to Pine. PLease update this listing accordingly: