Files with mdown file extension can be found as scripts written in the Markdown markup language. Editable in any text editor.

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Software that open mdown file

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MDOWN file extension - Markdown markup language source code

What is mdown file? How to open mdown files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

The mdown file extension is associated with files that contains data 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).

Updated: July 2, 2024

The default software associated to open mdown 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 these files in any text editor.

How to convert:

Probably can be converted to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .mdown 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 mdown file, edit mdown file, convert mdown file, view mdown file, play mdown 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 mdown files.

Software that open mdown file - Markdown markup language source code

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

Microsoft Windows:

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

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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