There are 8 other file types using
the MD file extension!

empty - MDCD compressed file archive

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empty - Moneydance financial data

empty - MuseData music notation

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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

File extension md is among others related to texts and 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).

Mime types:

The default software associated to open md file:

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:

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

How to convert:

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

Find converter to md file type:

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List of software applications associated to the .md 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 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 md files.

Software that open md file - Markdown markup language source code

Programs supporting the exension md on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. 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
Atom small icon Atom


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