FSNotes is an open source Markdown notes application designed for devices running macOS and iOS. The application is well maintained and supported with an active developer and user community. FSNotes can be downloaded for free from GitHub, but the preferred method of distribution is the Apple App Store — both the macOS and iOS versions can be purchased for a nominal fee.

FSNotes Markdown editor

FSNotes’ Markdown support is excellent. The application sports a number of features that will appeal to power users. For example, the security features allow you to encrypt notes automatically when your computer goes to sleep. There are also auto-save and archive features for git, iCloud, and Dropbox. The tagging and search features work flawlessly. Overall, FSNotes is a great option for people looking for a notes application designed for Apple devices.

FSNotes Markdown Support

FSNotes provides support for the following Markdown elements.

Element Support Notes
Headings Yes
Paragraphs Yes
Line Breaks Yes
Bold Yes
Italic Yes
Blockquotes Yes
Ordered Lists Yes
Unordered Lists Yes
Code Yes
Horizontal Rules Yes
Links Yes
Images Yes
Tables Yes
Fenced Code Blocks Yes
Syntax Highlighting Yes
Footnotes Yes
Heading IDs No
Definition Lists Yes
Strikethrough Yes
Task Lists Yes
Emoji (copy and paste) Yes
Emoji (shortcodes) No
Automatic URL Linking Yes
Disabling Automatic URL Linking No
HTML Yes

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