OfflineUsing an offline blog editor gives you many advantages. First, you do not need to be online 24 x 7.

Also, you always have offline copies of your posts. You can write when you want, where you want without worrying about internet connectivity.

Here are some of the best offline blog editors:

Cross Platform

  • ScribeFire: ScribeFire is a cross platform offline blog editor that is available as browser extension for Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera. It supports adding images, custom fields and scheduling. Price: Free.
  • Qumana: Qumana is available for Mac, Linux and Windows and has all the standard features + video insertion. Note: Strangely, their website does not list Linux as of now on homepage but on download page, it is available. Price: Free.

Windows

  • Windows Live Writer: Windows Live Writer comes straight from Microsoft and is one of the most feature rich offline blog editors available. It allows basic image editing, inserting Bing Maps and theme previews. If you use Windows, do not look any further. Price: Free.
  • BlogDesk: BlogDesk is a simple blog editor for windows that works well with WordPress. Price: Free.
  • Blog Jet: Blog Jet presents itself as the best Windows Blog Editor. It supports drafts, pages, adding images, file attachment and many other important features. Price: $39.95.

Mac

  • Blogo: Blogo supports WordPress, Drupal, Expression Engine and many micro-blogging services. It lets you ping services and post to multiple blogs at once. Price: $25.
  • MarsEdit: MarsEdit supports a wide variety of text editors and supports media uploading. Price: $39.95.

Linux

  • Blogilo: Blogilo is an open source and free blog editor or Linux and honestly, it is the only option that is powerful often. In fact, I am writing this post in Linux. Although there are some rough edges but overall, it is great. Price: Same as Ubuntu. :)

These are some of the best offline ediotrs for all platforms. Which one do you use?

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