Welcome to ReText!
ReText is a simple but powerful editor for Markdown and reStructuredText markup
languages. ReText is written in Python language and works on Linux and other
POSIX-compatible platforms. To install ReText, use
setup.py install command.
You can read more about ReText in the wiki.
ReText requires the following packages to run:
We also recommend having these packages installed:
- python-markdown — for Markdown language support
- python-docutils — for reStructuredText language support
- python-enchant — for spell checking support
The latest stable version of ReText can be downloaded from PyPI. You can
pip install ReText command to install it from there.
Translation files are already compiled for release tarballs and will be
automatically loaded. For development snapshots, compile translations using
lrelease locale/*.ts command. Translation files can also be loaded from
You can translate ReText into your language on Transifex.
ReText is Copyright 2011–2015 Dmitry Shachnev
and is licensed under GNU GPL (v2+) license, the current version is available in
ReText icon is based on
accessories-text-editor icon from the Faenza theme.