There are 7 other file types using
the MD file extension!

md file - MDCD compressed file archive

md file - Chaos Desktop metadata file

md file - Mayura Draw vector drawing

md file - Technics keyboard user MIDI settings file

md file - Machine description file

md file - Moneydance financial data file

md file - MuseData music notation file

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MD file extension - Markdown markup language source code

What is md file? How to open md files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

The md file extension is also related to source codes in Markdown markup language.

Markdown is a lightweight markup language, to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML).

The default software associated to md file type:

Markdown  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  John Gruber

Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers. Markdown allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML).

Help how to open MD files:

You can open and edit *.md files in any text editor.

How to convert file with extension MD:

You can use any text editor or rename it to txt. Or use Markdown to convert it into simple text without any tags.

List of software applications associated to the .md file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open md file, edit md file, convert md file, view md file, play md file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the md files.

  • Open md file
  • Save md file
  • Edit md file
  • Create md file
  • Others md file

Software that open md file - Markdown markup language source code

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open md file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with md file by default:
Other suggested software:
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Atom small icon Atom
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor


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