The .markdn file extension is related to the Markdown markup language that allows users to create easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text documents.

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MARKDN file - Markdown markup language document file

What is markdn file? How to open markdn files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

The MARKDN file extension is associated with the Markdown markup language that is used to create easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text documents, then convert it to structurally valid HTML. The MARKDN file contains text document written in Markdown markup language.

The default software associated to markdn 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:

Use any text editor, such as Notepad, TextEdit, gedit open and read content of Markdown markup language document files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .markdn file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .markdn file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open markdn file, edit markdn file, convert markdn file, view markdn file, play markdn 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting markdn files.

  • Open markdn file
  • Edit markdn file
  • Create markdn file

Software that open markdn file - Markdown markup language document file

Programs supporting the exension markdn on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open markdn file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with markdn file by default:
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows NotePad small icon Microsoft Windows NotePad
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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