I've been using Microsoft Word for note-taking, and git for version control. The problem is that git can't diff the Microsoft Word files, so I'd like to switch to using a plaintext format. However, I still want to be able to paste images into my documents. I want to be able to do this easily so as not to interrupt the flow of note-taking (I'm not looking to edit HTML or something like that). I think my ideal word processor for this kind of task would display a document with text and images, but actually store the file as plaintext with links to the images and store the images separately. Is there a program that would work for this use case?


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CudaText editor (free, cross platform) allows this. Using plugin "Insert Pics".

Example screenshot of text with pictures:

Insert Pics plugin

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