.MDOWN File Extension

.MDOWN File Extension

File Type

Markdown File

Developer John Gruber
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Category Developer Files
Format Text

What is an MDOWN file?

Text file written using the Markdown language, a textual markup language used for creating documentation; saves plain text as well as markups that specify how to stylize and format the text (i.e., indentations, italics, headers, etc.); often used for documenting source code for software development projects.

More Information

Software development projects may include a file named README.mdown that contains the readme for the project.

NOTE: Markdown files more commonly use the .MARKDOWN and .MD extensions.

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Programs that open or reference MDOWN files

Windows
Included with OS
Linux
Free
Updated September 25, 2018

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