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Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers and to create various html documentation in an easy way.

The overall design goal for Markdown’s formatting syntax is to make it as readable as possible.

The idea is that a Markdown-formatted document should be publishable as-is, as plain text, without looking like it’s been marked up with tags or formatting instructions.

Markdown syntax...

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Markdown is a superset of HTML, so any HTML file is valid Markdown.

<!--This means we can use HTML elements in Markdown, such as the comment 
element, and they won't be affected by a markdown parser. However, if you 
create an HTML element in your markdown file, you cannot use markdown syntax 
within that element's contents.-->

# This is an <h1>
## This is an <h2>
### This is an <h3>
#### This is an <h4>
##### This is an <h5>
###### This is an <h6>

This is an h1

This is an h2

*This text is in italics.*
_And so is this text._

**This text is in bold.**
__And so is this text.__

***This text is in both.***
**_As is this!_**
*__And this!__*

~~This text is rendered with strikethrough.~~

This is a paragraph. I'm typing in a paragraph isn't this fun?

Now I'm in paragraph 2.
I'm still in paragraph 2 too!

I'm in paragraph three!

I end with two spaces (highlight me to see them).

There's a <br /> above me!

> This is a block quote. You can either
> manually wrap your lines and put a `>` before every line
> or you can let your lines get really long and wrap on their own.
> It doesn't make a difference so long as they start with a `>`.

> You can also use more than one level
>> of indentation?
> How neat is that?

* Item
* Item
* Another item


+ Item
+ Item
+ One more item


- Item
- Item
- One last item

1. Item one
2. Item two
3. Item three

1. Item one
1. Item two
1. Item three

1. Item one
2. Item two
3. Item three
    * Sub-item
    * Sub-item
4. Item four

Boxes below without the 'x' are unchecked HTML checkboxes.
- [ ] First task to complete.
- [ ] Second task that needs done
This checkbox below will be a checked HTML checkbox.
- [x] This task has been completed

    This is code
    So is this

    my_array.each do |item|
        puts item

John didn't even know what the `go_to()` function did!

- - -

[Click me!](

[Click me!]( "Link to")

[Go to music](/music/).

![This is the alt-attribute for my image]
 ( "An optional title")

<> is equivalent to


I want to type *this text surrounded by asterisks* but I don't want it to be
in italics, so I do this: \*this text surrounded by asterisks\*.

Your computer crashed? Try sending a

| Col1         | Col2     | Col3          |
| :----------- | :------: | ------------: |
| Left-aligned | Centered | Right-aligned |
| blah         | blah     | blah          |

Col 1 | Col2 | Col3
:-- | :-: | --:
Ugh this is so ugly | make it | stop

What is Markdown2Go ?

Let's you instantly convert 'markdown' text files to html.

Markdown2Go is an easy to use desktop utility which allows to convert text files from markdown syntax to html. The program includes all required software like the markdown converter itself, plus some more useful packages like the caius extension (with table support) and bootstrap (a frequently used css framework).


The goal of Markdown2Go is to be both flexible and very easy to use. To this end, the design uses a number of innovative features:

  • Standalone

    • Everything is contained in a single executable.

      So installation is a snap. All you have to do is to copy the binary onto your preferred disk drive of your local machine. There are no worries about compatible libraries or DLLs and no hassles setting up.

    • There are a few configuration options available to choose in the dialog at runtime.

  • Cross-platform

    • Markdown2Go can be compiled for either Windows or OSX/Unix, so it will probably work on any computer that happens to be at hand.
    • For the moment, there are binaries available for Windows and OSX (see download area).


  • Just drag&drop the current working directory (including all markdown text files) onto the entry filed in the GUI to instantly generate html files!

  • Currently supported platforms are: Windows as well as OSX.


The software is open source and can be downloaded here, just click on one of the links provided down below.

Change History

  • 21-10-05: Release 2.4.1.

    • change history file created,
    • Cleanup_TEMP_for_win added,
    • markdown package updated to 1.2.1, + modification for table tag added


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