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Pandoc Alternatives

Similar projects and alternatives to pandoc

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a better pandoc alternative or higher similarity.

pandoc reviews and mentions

Posts with mentions or reviews of pandoc. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-11-22.
  • From Quarto to orgmode
    3 projects | | 22 Nov 2022
    Right on the front page, the maintainers state that it relies on pandoc (there is a r/pandoc, too). When it comes to exporting books, output formats include .html, ms word (I guess what they want to say, .docx, though a speculation), or .epub. Pandoc's main site reports epub with the two-sided arrow, for both standard 2 and 3, for import and export. So chances are, that this can be used for pandoc's conversion to .org (equally permitting import/export), too. Typically, you run something like
  • latex alternative that works with word?
    4 projects | | 21 Nov 2022
    Especially if the level of math is not too high/complex, have a look markdown (e.g., which works really well for to convert in many other formats (including .docx, .odt, .tex .html, etc.) and be equally welcome on r/pandoc.
    4 projects | | 21 Nov 2022
    Pandoc can convert files
    4 projects | | 21 Nov 2022
    You can use markup languages like org-mode or markdown to convert them to other formats like LaTeX or Word or HTML with Pandoc. Pandoc supports several formats, you can read about them here. You can write latex equations to cite bibliography in a very easy way and it’s gets carried over to the other format.
  • Show HN: I am building a new Python library to read/write PDF files
    17 projects | | 17 Nov 2022
    > the most reliable way of generating PDFs

    See pandoc:

    And a variety of intermediate or input text formats, where you can pick your preferred poison whether for book publishing, research papers, math papers, technical documentation, slides, etc.

    Including the author's own djot:

  • I'm looking for a maths notation app
    2 projects | | 16 Nov 2022
    Ghostwriter (Markdown) + Mathjax + Pandoc for export. Distraction free and good rendering.
  • Why is Markdown popular?
    3 projects | | 12 Nov 2022
    Markdown + inline HTML is not that bad. I author my website this way, compiled using the excellent Pandoc.
  • Math equations' font in KaTeX
    2 projects | | 11 Nov 2022
    Give me some rope here, because you don't describe the installation available to you. I assume it is possible for you to collect and process the .md files locally. If so, a joint installation of miktex (for the part of e.g., rendering equations with pdfLaTeX), and pandoc for the conversion of file formats, e.g., markdown to .pdf, is handy.
  • Markdown Notes Server?
    11 projects | | 11 Nov 2022
    I used for document conversions.
    11 projects | | 11 Nov 2022
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