Boostnote bills itself as a note taking application for developers, but anyone in need of a Markdown application for notes would be happy with this application. Markdown support is excellent. The application’s interface is polished and intuitive, and open source clients are freely available for macOS, Windows, and Linux operating systems. Boostnote allows you create folders, tag notes, and export Markdown files to HTML and PDF file format.
Boostnote provides support for the following Markdown elements.
|Line Breaks||Yes||In addition to trailing whitespace, you can also use a trailing backslash or press the Return key once to achieve the same result.|
|Fenced Code Blocks||Yes||Syntax highlighting is also supported.|
|Heading IDs||Partial||Automatically generated. There's no way to set custom heading IDs.|
|Automatic URL Linking||Yes|
|Disabling Automatic URL Linking||Yes|
|HTML||Yes||By default, only outputs "safe" HTML, but you can change that setting in Preferences.|
As an added bonus, Boostnote provides support for several obscure elements.
||The HTML specification is maintained by the W3C.|
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