Files with mkdn suffix are in most cases source codes written and saved in the Markdown Markup Language.

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MKDN file extension - Markdown markup language source file

What is mkdn file? How to open mkdn files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

File extension mkdn 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).

The default software associated to open mkdn 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:

It seems that you can open or edit .mkdn files using any text editor.

How to convert:

Unless some kind of parser that can transform .mkdn files to other languages (HTML for example) exist it will be hard to convert .mkdn files to anything else.

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

Software that open mkdn file - Markdown markup language source file

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with mkdn 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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