15 Free Desktop Blog Editors
For a blogger, who does blogging regularly you will find Desktop Blog editors very useful in your daily blogging life, check out below free Desktop Blog Editors :
BlogDesk – Works on Windows
BlogDesk is totally free of charge and optimized for the blog systems WordPress, MovableType, Drupal, Serendipity and ExpressionEngine. Download at this link http://www.blogdesk.org/en/download.htm
BlogJet – Works on Windows
BlogJet’s major features include a WYSIWYG editor, spell checker, word counter, and native support for embedding YouTube and Flickr images. It supports all of the major blogging platforms: WordPress, Movable Type, TypePad, Blogger, Drupal, Squarespace, BlogHarbor, MSN Live Spaces and more. BlogJet is available for Free and Paid Versions., Download Blogjet at this link https://www.blogjet.com/files/blogjet/latest
Bleezer – Works on Windows and MAC
Bleezer is a free blogging client that features WYSIWYG editing, category support, spell check, image uploads, and an offline mode. It supports any blogging client and multiple tagging services. Download at http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/22845/bleezer/download
Post2Blog – Works on Windows
Post2Blog is a free blog editor that includes a WYSIWYG editor, an MS Word toolbar for posting directly from Word, plugins for posting text or images from Firefox or Internet Explorer, tag support, an “Insert Amazon Link” feature, and automatic image uploads. Supported platforms include Blogger, WordPress, TypePad, and MovableType.
Windows Live Writer – Works on Windows
Windows Live Writer offers a range of features including support for inserting multiple photos, cropping and tilting photos, server-side tagging, Twitter, Digg and Flickr plug-ins, instant preview, word count, smart quotes, and spell check. It also supports inserting a Windows Live photo album within your blog posts. Live Writer is free and works with Windows Live, Blogger, WordPress, LiveJournal and TypePad, among others.
MyBlogEdit – Works on Mac
MyBlogEdit’s features includes offline editing, easy image integration and editing, a preview mode, customizable CSS, syntax-coloring for HTML editing, and more. It’s compatible with WordPress, Movable Type, TypePad, Expression Engine, and more.
Qumana – Works on Windows, MAC
Qumana’s features include a WYSIWYG editor, support for inserting keyword ads, Technorati tagging, offline editing, image uploads, and spell check. It also supports multiple blogs (including cross-posting). Supported blog platforms include Blogger, DiaryLand, Drupal, LiveJournal, WordPress, SquareSpace, TypePad, MovableType, MSN Spaces, and more.
ScribeFire – Works on Windows, MAC, Linux
ScribeFire is a free blog editor extension for Firefox. Features are pretty standard, including support for saving a post as a draft, a WYSIWYG editor, and the ability to set your posts’ timestamps. Major blogging platforms are supported, including WordPress, LiveJournal, Tumblr, Xanga, Textpattern, Blogger, Drupal, and MovableType. If you’re already a Firefox user, ScribeFire can really simplify your posting.
Thingamablog – Works on Windows, MAC, Linux
Thingamablog is a bit different than the other options listed here. It’s a free blog editor that doesn’t require a third-party blogging host, a cgi/php enabled web host, or a MySQL database. You just need FTP, SFTP or network access to a web server. Basically, Thingamablog is a blogging platform in and on itself. It lets you maintain multiple blogs, manage thousands of entries, publish remotely via email, customize templates to create a unique layout for your blog, and syndicate your blog via RSS or Atom.
Zoundry Raven – Works on Windows
Zoundry Raven is an open-source blog editor that supports MovableType, TypePad, Blogger, Windows Live Spaces, WordPress and Blogger, among others. Its features include a tabbed WYSIWYG editor, multiple blog management, WP page and tag support, and management of multiple media storage services (including Picasa, and Image Shack).
Deepest Sender – Works on Windows and MAC
Deepest Sender is a free blog editor extension for Firefox, SeaMonkey and XULRunner. Its features include a WYSIWYG editor, support for multiple accounts, spell check, and an offline mode.
Drivel – GNOME
Drivel is a free GNOME client for blog editing. It supports LiveJournal, Blogger, Advogato, MovableType, and Atom-based platforms (like WordPress and Drupal). It has an offline editing mode, automatic recovery if the program crashes, spell check, HTML syntax highlighting, and system extensions (including MovableType’s categories and LiveJournal’s security groups). One of its nicest features is the inclusion of both simple and advanced post editing modes.
Gnome Blog – GNOME
Gnome Blog is another free GNOME-based blog editor. It includes a WYSIWYG editor, a clean interface, spell check, drag-and-drop image insertion into posts, and the option to operate as a standalone application or an applet.
Supported platforms include Blogger, MovableType, WordPress, LiveJournal, Pyblosxom, Advogato and any other blog using the Blogger API or MetaWeblog.
BloGTK is a weblog client that allows you to post to your weblog from GNOME without the need for a separate browser window. It works with Blogger, WordPress, MovableType and other popular Python-based blogging platforms. Download BloGTK at this link https://launchpad.net/blogtk/
QTM – Works on Windows, MAC
QTM is an open source blog editor based on the Qt graphical user interface toolkit. It works with most major blogging platforms, including WordPress, MovableType, Drupal and Textpattern. It does not work with Blogger, however. It includes all the basics: a WYSIWYG editor, support for categories and tags, and support for multiple blogs. It also supports the creation of Quickpost templates, a huge bonus for those who post similar posts on a regular basis.