MDfile extension

Markdown Documentation File
By John Gruber

Have trouble opening the .md extension? Don't panic! This page explains md files and suggests programs you may use to open md files. You can download these programs through this page!


What is MD file?

An MD file is considered a text file whose purpose is to use one of several dialects of the Markdown language. The file is saved in plain text format but has built-in characters to define text formatting.

MD files are also intended to produce textual documentation for easy use in HTML.

Additional data

MD files are considered helpful for HTML documentation systems and source code version control. The files can be matched with historical changes to standard text.


How to open MD file?

Here are some universal methods of opening a file. Please, use this list of solutions.

Method 1: Correctly fix file association error

By following these steps, the user will be able to fix the md extension association problem in an instant automatically:

Step 1: Click the "Download Solution" button to download the automatic tool from Appsitory.

Step 2: Now click "Start Scan" to find out all potential problems.

Step 3: Review the resulting scan and click the "Fix Items" option.

Method 2: Download apps that open the md file

Here is a list of the presented programs that you should use to open/convert the md file. You can choose the right program for your OS and click on it to start the download. You can also visit the developer's website.

Apps that open MD files

Method 3: Use Universal File Viewer

The recommended use of Universal File Viewer, a tool for opening over 250 file extensions, complements the list of programs above. This utility is capable of opening your md file. Download Universal File Viewer to your OS quickly and securely.