Top 15 Bean Alternative and Similar Softwares | Dec 2022

Bean is a small, easy-to-use word processor (or more precisely, a rich text editor), designed to make writing convenient, efficient and comfortable. Bean is Open Source, fully Cocoa, and is available free of charge! MS Word, OpenOffice, etc. try to be all things to all people. But sometimes you just want the right tool for the job. That is Bean's niche.

Cost / License / Sourcecode / Warranty

Bean is provided at no monetary cost.
Bean 3.x is closed source. However, Bean 2.4.x is open source. The source code can be downloaded from the official website.

1. Stypi

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2. Nevron Writer

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3. Quabel

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5. KeyNote NF

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6. Amaya

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7. Poly Edit Lite

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8. Quickoffice

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9. Camino

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10. KompoZer

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11. Fraise

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12. Pangurpad

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13. Scriffon

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14. MadEdit

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15. Epistle

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