File Extension Library

.MKD File Extension

  • Developer by: John Gruber
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Text

What are .MKD files and how to open them?

Can't open .MKD file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .MKD file.

What is a .MKD file extension?

.MKD file extension is created by John Gruber. .MKD has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .MKD file is Text.

.MKD is Markdown Documentation File

An MKD file is a text file created using one of several possible dialects of the Markdown language. It is saved in plain text format but includes inline text symbols that define how to format the text (e.g., bold, indentations, headers, table formatting). MKD files may also be saved as .MD, .MARKDOWN, or .MDOWN files

MKD file are used to author plain text documentation that can be easily converted to HTML. However, they are not only useful for HTML documentation systems, but also for source code version control. MKD files can be compared against historical revisions in human-readable text, whereas a binary format cannot be easily compared.

List of all softwares that can open the Markdown Documentation File
Microsoft Notepad
Microsoft WordPad
Daring Fireball Markdown
MacroMates TextMate
Apple TextEdit
Daring Fireball Markdown
GNU Emacs
Daring Fireball Markdown

How to fix problems with .MKD files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .MKD files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .MKD file format
  2. You need to check the .MKD file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)