Best WYSIWYG HTML editors: TinyMCE Alternatives Comparison
Choosing a rich text editor (RTE) to use within your SaaS product, web application, CMS, LMS, email marketing or internal workspace, isn’t a simple decision.
This page aims to make it easier.
Using these side-by-side comparisons, you’ll find the best features for your needs, understand the pros and cons of setup, support and ongoing maintenance. It’ll help you identify the WYSIWYG HTML editor that works best with your current developer resources, and easily scales as you grow.
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How TinyMCE is different from the alternatives
Unmatched domain experience
Every day, the world’s biggest enterprise brands and growing startups rely on TinyMCE for their mission-critical editing needs. For the last two decades, we’ve consistently innovated to create the acknowledged best-in-class rich text editor, that lets developers and creators do more with less by providing:
Smooth, lightweight code that achieves both speed and flexibility across every major browser
A consistent and reliable release process, providing headache-free upgrades
A reliable enterprise-grade editor that's easily customized and also available through an open-source license
Reusable, modular components, 400+ APIs and 14+ framework integrations
Reliable, responsive and future-facing
Every day, our Engineering team solves issues the right way, our Product team encourages perfect results (even if launch dates occasionally slip) and the Customer Success team delivers support that’s reliable, fast and friendly. We’re proud of:
Maintaining industry-leading response rates across dedicated SLAs
96% support ticket customer satisfaction* (Based on Zendesk ratings)
2.84 hr average response time* (August 2021 data)
Collaborative team that grows with you
We let companies focus on their core business, so they don’t have to worry about rich text editing. Product teams can delight their users and creators can work smarter, faster and more productively. Our modus operandi is to be:
WYSIWYG and easy to work with
Consultative, partnering with you throughout your stages of growth
Champions of open source and the dev community who make it all possible
TinyMCE vs Alternative WYSIWYG HTML Editors
The TinyMCE WYSIWYG editor alternatives comparison is updated twice-annually
|Cost||Premium features from $450 per year||Custom pricing||From $299 per year||Free||Free|
Premium features from $348 per year
|Open Source License||MIT||GPL2+||BSD 3-Clause||MIT||MIT||MIT|
Customization and Integration
|Framework Integrations||Angular, AngularJS, Blazor, Bootstrap, Django, jQuery, Laravel, Node.js + Express, Rails, React, Svelte, Swing, Vue, Web Components||Angular, Bootstrap, Electron, jQuery, React, Vue, Webpack||Angular, AngularJS, Aurelia, CakePHP, CraftCMS, Django, Ember, Gatsby, Ionic, Knockout, Meteor, Rails, React, Sencha, Symfony, Vue, Yii||Angular, AngularJS, Blazor, Flutter, Vue||React, Yjs||Alpine.js, Next.js, Nuxt.js, React, Svelte, Vue||React, Svelte, Vue|
Does not come with a pre-built UI (headless)
|Skins and Icon Packs|
|Language Translations||37||41||38||0||0||N/A (No UI)||0|
Check out a detailed comparison of best Vue rich text editors
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Docs & Support
|Number of support tickets per month||2+||2+||0+||0+|
|Dedicated Account Manager|
|Phone Support Available|
Core Editing Features
|Ordered / Unordered Lists|
|Emoticons / Emoji Picker|
Advanced Editing Features
|Enhanced Media Embed|
|Table of Contents|
Check out a detailed comparison of format painter features
Clean Copy and Paste
Functionality that processes and cleans up pasted content from apps, ensuring compliant and easy-to-edit HTML
Note: Faded check marks indicate partial functionality
Check out a detailed comparison of clean copy and paste features
|Customizable Spell Checker|
|Broken Link Checker|
Check out a detailed comparison of spell checking features
Check out a detailed comparison of accessibility features
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|Asymmetric JWT Signing|
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All data in the table above (and supporting pages) was pulled from projects’ public websites on Feb 1, 2023
Features listed vary by plan (open-source, free or paid). If information on a specific feature or topic cannot be found on the editor’s website, it is not included. Only features released by the editor author are listed.
Migrating to TinyMCE from another Rich Text Editor?
Easy integration with 12 + frameworks and hundreds of other tools
The TinyMCE code is totally customizable and works with the framework of your choice
Help when and where you need it
Responsive, in-house support to help you implement, customize and troubleshoot.
Thousands of questions and answers updated daily on StackOverflow and Github.
Tutorials, quickstarts, code samples and videos to help you deploy faster.
Trusted by the hottest startups and biggest brands
“TinyMCE satisfied our needs at a competitive cost, and we were able to integrate it without restructuring our product.”
Chris Burd | Vice President of policyIQ
“TinyMCE should be at the top of any list if you’re looking for a visual text editor. It’s flexible, integrates well with different systems and is extremely stable.”
Rob Wells | Vice President of policyIQ
“We’re very satisfied with TinyMCE’s features, functionality, ease of integration, and the impeccable support team.”
Paul Alexandrescu | Technical Director
Chris Burd | Vice President, policyIQ
Rob Wells | CEO
Paul Alexandrescu | Technical Director