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v2.7 Blog Post

  • Recursive file search with in-content search, #1337 by @adelobosko @harshad1 @gsantner
  • Backup and restore settings, Format selection with radio buttons, #1244 by @harshad1 @gsantner
  • Per-file font size, #1332 by @harshad1
  • Markdown: Support superscript^2^ syntax, #1268 by @gsantner
  • View mode: Image/PDF export whole page, add seperate screenshot option, by @gsantner
  • todo.txt: Fix trailing space resulting in contexts/projects/due-dates to be entered twice, #1282 by @harshad1
  • Markdown: Enable GitLab extension, display video links as html5-video, #1280 by @gsantner
  • Markdown: Enable typographic transformation, #1277 by @gsantner
  • todo.txt: Fix tags dialog not shows up onLongClick, #1292 by @gsantner
  • Editor: Allow top-menu back button also when the file is empty, #1290 by @harshad1
  • ShareInto: Improve automatic link reformatting, #1275 by @harshad1
  • Search dialogs: Hide search input field when if there is no data, #1298 by @harshad1
  • Decrease scrollbar width for better usability, #1306 by @harshad1
  • todo.txt: Settings option for always-visible @contexts & +projects, #1305 by @harshad1 @gsantner
  • TextActions: Improve cursor placement at Regex replace, #1310 by @harshad1
  • File manager: Move/Copy file improvements, add Yes/No/All overwrite options, #1281 by @harshad1
  • Fix App might crash on toolbar-click for TOC, #1336 by @adelobosko
  • Fix Android 4.4 crash on file move/copy, #1333 by @harshad1
  • Fix Android 4.4 crash when opening .txt file due to ZimWiki format detection, #1341 by @fredericjacob
  • Markdown: Don't match extra spaces at ordered-list regex, #1367 by @harshad1
  • File Manager: Fix MB being displayed as GB at description (SI 1000 unit), #1352 by @gsantner
  • File Manager: Duplicate file / allow copy into same folder, #1345 by @harshad1- Filemanager formatter: fix MB being displayed as GB (SI 1000 unit), #1352 by @gsantner

v2.6 Blog Post

  • Markdown: Add settings option for newlines to start new paragraphs, #1260 by @gsantner
  • Editor/Viewer: Remember last used file format, show current selected format, #1226 by @harshad1
  • Editor/Viewer: Back arrow (top menu) finish activity, #1165 by @gsantner
  • Editor: Per-file option to enable/disable syntax highlighting, #1168 by @harshad1
  • Share-Into: Add launcher, #1184 by @gsantner
  • Markdown: Apply Markor Table of Content config for custom [TOC]: # too, #1189 by @gsantner
  • Editor: Improve writing to sdcard, #1192 by @gsantner
  • Zim: Support file generation on Android<7/Java=6, #1194 by @gsantner
  • Zim: Editor: Support Table of contents (top menu), #1186 by @fredericjacob
  • Markdown: Math/KaTex: Improve \ line breaks usage, #1196 by @radanovicnik
  • ShareInto: Add space after formatted link - messengers then show correct link preview, by @gsantner
  • Markdown: Add break page example to Markdown reference, by @gsantner
  • Editor: Prevent Android accessibility & autofill to produce errors, #1204 by @harshad1
  • Main page: Reduce friction when app was running in background for a while, #1210 by @harshad1
  • Search: Add input field to filter search results, #1222 by @harshad1
  • Markdown: Don't start new list item when reaching file end and toggling, #1213 by @harshad1
  • Zim: Simplify Zim format detection, #1227 by @gsantner
  • Zim: Add more text actions (links, images, checkbox, ..), #1195 by @fredericjacob
  • All formats: Date/Time dialog don't add entry twice to history, #1229 by @harshad1
  • Editor/Viewer: Increase scrollbar width, #1241 by @harshad1
  • File browser: File move start from current folder, #1234 by @harshad1
  • Editor/Viwer: Add file info option (document top menu), #1233 by @harshad1
  • Viewer: Privacy: Opt-out of Android WebView's internal metrics, #1181 by @gsantner
  • Markdown: Support Notable's special home brewed syntax for attachments, #1252 by @gsantner
  • Dependencies: Add source code of colorpicker and build subproject, by @gsantner
  • Optimize image assets, by @gsantner
  • DevOps: Improvements to GitHub Actions CI/CD configuration, by @gsantner
  • Improve encryption wording & usage, #1171 #1179 by @opensource21

v2.5 Blog Post

  • Add Zim Wiki format and template #1098
  • Add search & replace (simple|regex, replace once|all) #1112
  • Add settings for current file to toolbar #1129
  • Fix file sometimes not opens from launcher shortcut #1139
  • Use GitHub Actions for CI/CD #1151
  • Add template for Zettelkasten #1156
  • Add Nord editor color scheme #1134
  • Allow to select folder when create new file via share into Markor #1138
  • Improve license dialog readability #1119
  • General improvements, fixes and translations

v2.4 Blog Post

  • Markdown: Correctly insert or remove list item on press enter at empty list item
  • Remove title from todo.txt date dialog, better usable on small devices
  • Fix search sometimes not working when chaging from view to edit mode
  • Rework Indent & Move lines Actions
  • Add settings option to control todo.txt completition date auto insert
  • All new todo.txt support in Markor
  • Add many languages to view-mode code highlighting
  • Add xlf format (plaintext)
  • Remove colored highlighting from changelog dialog
  • Add search to Markdown edit-mode outline/TOC dialog
  • New file dialog remember type selection
  • Better preserve current open folder across device rotation & reboot
  • todo.txt: Long press sort to sort by most recent used method
  • Markdown: Improve bold/italic syntax highlighting with punctuations
  • todo.txt: Create done file again when not exists
  • Add Actions: Move line up & down, start new line
  • Insert Date/Time text action: List of recent time formats
  • Control visibility of text actions
  • Edit-Mode Search: Open selected position instead of first match
  • File browser: Add settings option to customize file description format
  • todo.txt: Syntax highlighting in edit-mode search dialog
  • Save last used folder to settings, use info for titlebar
  • New File Dialog: Remember type selection

v2.3 Blog Post

  • Add action to Move current selected line(s)/cursor text up/down
  • Add settings option for View-Mode link color
  • Improve table of contents - add border, disable underline
  • Long press toolbar to jump to top/bottom (edit & view mode)
  • Add search to View Mode
  • Accessibility improvements & Talkback support
  • Allow http protocol on Android>=9
  • Telegram file edit support
  • Markdown: Normal sized headers by default, increases performance
  • Disable highlighting on big files to improve edit performance
  • Don't sort non-document files in third group
  • Add Accordion (Click to expand) example and add action button
  • Tooltips for action buttons
  • For index.html files, show foldername at favourites/recents
  • todo.txt: Set completition date also when there is no creation date
  • Markdown: Configurable unordered list character
  • Custom order of action buttons
  • Markdown: Add alternative more performant heading highlighting
  • Fix foldername in Main toolbar not reloaded
  • Plaintext: Add extensions for AsciiDoc (.adoc), OrgMode (.org), Ledger (.dg .ledger), Diff (.diff .patch)
  • Remember last used file extension for new file creation
  • todo.txt: Preselect last used archive file by default for archiving
  • Markdown: Long press code to insert code block
  • todo.txt: Improved task sort functionalities
  • Add action button to expand selection of cursror to whole line
  • Markdown: Add Table of contents / Outline for Edit mode (Press toolbar)
  • Vertical Scrollbar now draggable at view & edit mode
  • todo.txt: Date&Time selection dialogs
  • Markdown: Auto update ordered list numbers

v2.2 Blog Post

  • Added Presentations & Slides with Markdown
  • Added audio recording dialog which allows to add voice to documents. Manual interaction required to start & stop voice recording. Voice recording permission required for this feature
  • Added editor button to create Markdown tables
  • Markdown Footnotes support added
  • Added attachment button for all formats (insert color, link, image, file, audio, date)
  • Date/Time button long press now inserts text with last used format
  • Improved SD Card reading & writing
  • Added option to File-import-dialog to import to notebook instead of current folder
  • Reordered editor buttons so global actions are on same position at all formats
  • Source code highlighting for View mode
  • Added settings option to enable experimental features
  • New experimental feature: Convert epub to plaintext and replace current text with ebook
  • New experimental feature: Speed Reading for (text from) edit mode
  • New Special Keys option: Indent / Deindent current line
  • Copy textfile to clipboard from file browser
  • Added highlighting todo.txt due dates
  • Long press the todo.txt date button to insert due date
  • Sepia editor theme

v2.1 Blog post | Code changes

  • Improved editor, highlighting and overall performance
  • New file dialog: Templates
  • New format: KeyValue - highlighting for json, ini, csv, yaml, vcard, ics, toml and other simple key-value like syntax
  • Long click on main view plus button -> open favourites/recents
  • Use lightweight Markdown heading highlighting on non-highend devices
  • Show SD Card dialog when opening file that is under SAF
  • Share: Rename PDF -> Print/PDF
  • Text action to sort todo by date
  • Keep view mode scroll position
  • Remove LinkBox from main screen to improve performance
  • Make filesystem selection dialog fill screen
  • Rework share into: Use file browser to select favourite/recent/popular files
  • Special keys added: Insert page break for PDF/Printing, ohm key, punctation mark arrows
  • Append linefeed on end when saving
  • Show error when trying to rename to existing file/folder
  • Add special handling for percent encoded filenames in nextcloud/owncloud folder
  • Link 'More->Help' to Project website FAQ
  • Debug Log settings option
  • Improve local/linked file opening when clicking link at preview
  • Add option to set font size in view mode
  • Share (multiple) files from file browser
  • PlaintextConverter: Put HTML into preview as is (allow to view html files)
  • Fix folder title not visible sometimes
  • Enable hex color highlighting for various prefix/postfixes (like colon, quote, ...)

v2.0 Blog post | Code changes

  • Recursive file & folder search
  • Search button in editor, viewer and file browser
  • Always export PDF and images with light theme and white background (improves printing)
  • Show dialog on for textfiles to choose open in Markor or other app
  • Setting to set file extensions to always load in Markor
  • Always view files starting with "index."
  • Setting to configure wrap mode (=line breaking)
  • Menu option for reload file (editor/viewer)
  • Menu option for hiding files & folders starting with a dot
  • Setting to set tab width
  • Improve back button when always start view mode is set
  • Keep file browser sort order
  • Improve inline code highlighting
  • Add new line when archiving tasks

v1.8 Blog post | Code changes

  • Show app intro at first start
  • All new file navigation
  • Add favourite files
  • Add quick navigiation options (to notebook, sdcard, AppData and more)
  • Add option to set Navigation-Bar color
  • Combine edit & view mode to one fragment, show view as overlay
  • Add horizontal scrolling for code blocks in view mode
  • More efficient undo/redo
  • Option to enable/disable swipe to change mode
  • WikiLinks: Disable default escaped characters, so subfolder path is not converted to hyphen
  • Added fonts: Source Pro, DejaVu Sans Mono, Ubuntu, Lato
  • Scan storage Fonts folder for custom fonts
  • Add word count to document info dialog

v1.7 Blog post

  • Improved app color theme for better readability
  • Load custom fonts from file
    • Markor bundles 5 additional open fonts
    • Copy custom fonts to folder: 'Notebook/.app/fonts/'
  • Links shared from e.g. browsers are automatically converted to Markdown syntax if possible
  • LinkBox is now listed on the main view bottom bar
  • LinkBox defaults on new installations to as filename
  • Default to last used date/time format at dialog
  • Apply todo.txt format only for .txt files
  • L/R Swipe in edit/representation mode to change mode
  • Open link textaction: Don't include trailing ')' in parsed URL, which is common for markdown
  • Added App Shortcuts, requires Android 7.1+
  • Markdown: Enable WikiLink style to reference [[file]] relative
  • Strip #ref from URL in representation to determine if another file should be opened on click
  • Option to set app start tab (Notebook / ToDo / QuickNote / LinkBox / More)

v1.6 Blog post

New features:

  • TextAction: Insert date/time
  • Add website title when sharing into Markor, if browser supports it
    • Website title + URL formatted in Markdown format if possible


  • Automatically create ToDo/linkbox/QuickNote and parent folders when using respective launcher
  • KaTex/Math: Improve inline math
  • Close virtual keyboard after creating new file
  • Language selection: Load system's most important language as system hint
  • Markdown + Jekyll: Replace {{ site.baseurl }} with .. in representation
  • More padding at settings on older devices
  • Use the new file dialog for sharing into new documents
  • Filesystem dialog now shows images / textfiles only at respective file selection


  • New file dialog: Jekyll option on older devices
  • Title not updated when swiping

v1.5 Blog post

New features:

  • App-wide
    • Settings option: Keep screen on
  • Editor
    • Open multiple Windows
  • Document browser
    • Completly new 'New file' dialog
  • Text Actions
    • Sort todo.txt files
    • Tasks support in Markdown


  • Document browser
    • Replace 'Reload button' with pull down to refresh
    • Added 'Last modified' to File information dialog
  • Editor
    • Added greenscale basic editor colors
  • Representation
    • Set inital background color before loading document
    • Math/KaTex: Show inline when single dollar is used


New features:

  • App-wide
    • Add popular documents to 'share into'
  • Editor
    • Settings options for editor background and foreground color
    • todo.txt: Highlight multiple levels of context/projects (@@/++)
  • Text Actions
    • Add zero-width space character to 'special characters'
    • Add color picker


  • TextActions
    • Markdown: Multiline textaction for header/quote/list
  • Editor
    • More space for document title
    • Harden automatic file naming and moving
  • Representation
    • Enable block rendering for KaTex (math)
  • App-wide
    • Natural scrolling in dialogs


  • Filesystem
    • Discard selection when leaving filesystem view


New features:

  • App-wide
    • Add 'Auto' theme, switch light/dark theme by current hour
    • Support for Chrome Custom Tabs
  • Editor
    • Start document at the recent cursor position (jump to bottom on new documents and at special files)
    • Enable link highlighting in plaintext format (especially easier to distinguish title and links in linkbox)
  • Text Actions
    • Markdown: Long press image adds img-src with max-height
    • Long press 'Special key' jumps to top/bottom
    • Long press 'Open external' opens content search


  • TextActions
    • Don't list empty lines in simple search
    • Edit picture supports now relative filepaths too
    • Show import dialog for selected pictures too (like in file selection)
  • Representation
    • Renamed from Preview
    • Performance improvement for TOC & Math - only use when text contains headers/math
    • Markdown: Underline h2 too (like h1, more common for two levels)
    • ToDo: Add alternative naming for contexts/projects
  • App-wide


  • Editor
    • Disable 'History disable' performance option for data integrity
  • App-wide
    • Special files: When app launcher was used, create file if not exists

v1.2 Blog post

New features:

  • General
    • Launchers to directly open LinkBox/ToDo/QuickNote (opt-in)
  • Text Actions
    • Search/filter lines by input (available in special-keys button menu)
    • Todo: context aware search for projects,contexts (longpress project/context button)
  • Preview
    • Table of contents (opt-in))
    • Math using KaTex (opt-in)


  • Converter
    • Markdown: More features enabled, notably GFM like table parsing and underlined h1
  • Settings
    • More spacing between categories


  • Editor
    • File saving

v1.1 Blog post

New features:

  • Text Module Actions
    • Markdown Picture Dialog
    • Load picture from gallery
    • Take picture with camera
    • Edit picture with graphics app


  • Formats
    • Load Markdown Format for .md.txt files


  • Editor
    • Change default lineheight back to 100%
    • Not connects multiple lines anymore
  • Filesystem view
    • More checks for storage access and the yellow info box


New features:

  • Add popular files (most used files by access count)
  • Add popular & recent files as virtual folder under /storage/
    • Selectable e.g. for widgets


  • Text-Module-Actions
    • More safety checks at execution
  • Highlighting
    • MD: Better code readability
    • MD: Better unordered list readability


New features:

  • ShareInto
    • Added export: calendar appointment


  • Widget
    • Added shortcuts to ToDo, QuickNote and LinkBox
  • SD Card handling and permission errors
    • Show warning when opening a file on not writeable path
    • Add shortcuts to writeable SD card folders
    • Mark unwriteable files red in selection dialog
  • ShareInto
    • Better separator placement


  • Widget
    • Open selected file
  • Editor
    • Markdown header highlighting padding
  • Share to app
    • Fix view intent not starting on some devices
  • Filesystem view
    • Allow to view Details for folder too


New features:

  • ShareInto
    • Show "open in browser" option if text contains link
    • Prepend separator to all existing documents
  • Settings / Preview
    • User customizeable CSS/JS injection option (for preview)
    • Configureable in settings
    • Contains some (uncommented) modification lines for important elements
    • like font size, font type, script to load when page loaded etc.


  • Inherit font size from global font preference


  • Recents working without having opened anything yet



  • Translation updated
  • Updated project description
  • Slightly modified adaptive icon


  • Editor-Rotation: Creates new file again when editing before
  • Create folder: Screen rotation


New features:

  • Recently viewed documents
    • Start editing of recent documents, button in the toolbar of main view
    • Allow sharing into recend documents
    • Queue containing the 10 last viewed files
  • Keep scroll position when reloading document list (Notebook)
  • Document/File Info: Dialog showing information about selected file
    • Openable at main views toolbar when one item is selected


  • Overall better performance
    • Faster document loading
    • Decreased memory usage
  • Reduce edit history size (undo/redo) to 5 for lower memory usage
  • Preview/Rendering (All):
    • Rework of theme, font-size and font injection
  • Preview/Rendering (Markdown):
    • Blockquote theme based styling
    • Blockquote RTL compatibility


  • Crash when Markor put to background and huge file is loaded
    • Document contents are not stored into resume cache anymore if they are too big
    • Make no major differences for huge files, just undo/redo history is cleared when switchting away


  • Option to disable spellchecking-underline
  • More file managers and sync clients supported (notably: seafile)
  • Improve default settings
  • Limit history size to improve performance
  • Support UTF8 local filename references


  • Decrease padding of textmoduleactions for more fitting elements
  • Add delete action for all formats
  • Add open link in browser moduleaction
  • Fix actionmode icon color
  • Share into:: Add LinkBox option
  • Share into:: Fix re-sharing of text


  • All new More section
  • All new "Share into" handling
  • Fix: Keep dates when priority is assigned
  • Mod: Disable colored,underlined header text
  • Add: Enable zoom gestures in Preview
  • Mod: md::link/image filesystem selection in working directory
  • Remove MoreFragment and AboutActivity
  • Share into:: Editable text
  • Share into:: Re-Share option
  • Share into:: Copy to clipboard option
  • Share into:: Landscape support
  • Update settings
  • Improve permission checking


  • Replace commonmark markdown parser with flexmark
  • Various smaller bug fixes
  • Updated translations
  • Settings option: Edit in screen center
  • Add ".." in folder selection to go up


  • Add support for editing files from most file managers
  • Allow to open from Own/NextCloud
  • Hints about using Markor with Dropbox
  • Allow to set document folder outside of internal storage
  • Fix import dialog orientation crash
  • Add option to start editing on bottom
  • md: moduleaction: end line with 2 spaces
  • Improve project icon
  • Trim share-into text
  • Improved exporting/sharing


  • Todotxt: Support delete, archive tasks
  • Todotxt: Try to keep cursor position
  • Translation updates :)


  • Option for custom line height
  • Remember cursor position when switching away from app
  • Special keyboard actions (Page up, Tab,..)


  • New project icon
  • Settings ordered in subscreens
  • Additional syntax information


  • Improve highlighter performance
  • Improve default highlighter settings
  • Added new highlting settings options
  • Preference support lib for settings


  • Abstract highlighting, converter and text module actions
  • Added: Support for todo.txt
  • Added: Icons to settings
  • Added: Hex-Color-Code underlining
  • Added: Changelog dialog


  • Select file/image from filesystem
  • Fix relative web local file loading
  • Added: manually save option
  • Added: Launcher shortcuts
  • Filesystem: Add refresh menu option


  • Show document and file amount below folders
  • Settings toolbar option
  • Highlight line-endings with two spaces (MD line break)
  • Translation updates


  • Translation update
  • Widget and document list fixes
  • Improve editor actions


  • Rework of core functionalities of the app
  • Added QuickNote
  • Redo/Undo editing
  • Separate Preview/Edit by fragments, unify functions
  • Rewrite storage/handling of documents
  • Improved sharing into the app, allow appending
  • Added bottom navigation
  • New font chooser in settings


  • Added: Many new supported languages
  • More supported markdown elements in highlighter
  • More markdown file extensions supported
  • Improved language selection
  • Share as image fixed


  • Added: Translation: Brazilian, Polish, Hindi, French, Russian, Ukrainian, Italian
  • Added: Sort files
  • Added: Replace markdown charbar with actions
  • Improved: Syntax highlighting


  • Fixed: replaced Uri.fromFile with FileProvider
  • Added: Share as file, share as PDF
  • Use commonmark-java instead of AndDown markdown parser
  • Added: Spanish translation (#26
  • Added: More font size options


  • Fix: Renaming case sensitive
  • Mod: Syntax highlighting
  • Fix: Widget
  • Added: Copyright notices
  • Changed: Translation license


  • Overall refactoring
  • Remove startup ""authentication""
  • Remove slow animations
  • FilesystemDialog from scratch
  • Save only if title/content changed
  • Rework most callbacks and broadcasts
  • Rework settings


  • Fix import (#2)
  • Use appcompat in dialogs
  • Change cursor in editor
  • Fix resizing with fullscreen in editor
  • Dialogs in dark


  • Initial release
  • Start of community project Markor
  • Fork of writeily-pro
  • Different branding
  • New initial features


New features: