If you are an active blogger, then you may want to consider using an offline blog editor. This is especially useful for people that do not have constant access to the Internet. Below is a list of some of the best offline blog editors.

1. BlogDesk (Windows)

BlogDesk allows you to comfortably write and publish new entries to your blog. There is no need to use the HTML tags in the WYSIWYG editor. Images can be directly inserted and automatically uploaded. You can edit the images and thumbnails can be created too. There is WordPress tag support too.

2. Blogilo (Linux)

Blogilo is a free and open source blogging client that is focused on simplicity and usability. It has a WYSIWYG editor and an HTML editor. You can preview your post with your blog style. There is support for creating/modifying/deleting posts.

3. BlogJet (Windows, Trial is free, $39.95 for license)

BlogJet is an offline editor that has a WYSIWYG editor, post management, search, multiple blog platform support, image support, pages support, YouTube/Flickr post insertion, draft support, etc.

4. Ecto (Mac)

Ecto is a feature-rich desktop blogging editor for Mac OS X. It works with multiple platforms such as WordPress, TypePad, Nucleus, SquareSpace, Drupal, etc. Ecto has a rich text and an HTML editor with spell-check. There are advanced blogging features such as the ability to convert and scale images. You can also create thumbnails with Ecto.

5. MarsEdit (Mac, Free 30-Day Trial, $39.95 License)

MarsEdit is a desktop blog editing service for the Mac. MarsEdit has rich and HTML text editing, easy file uploads, and compatibility with multiple platforms.

To find out what the other 5 best offline blog editors are, click on page 2

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at

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