An MD file is a text tệp tin created using one of several possible dialects of the Markdown language. It is saved in plain text format but includes inline symbols that define how to format the text (e.g. bold, indentations, headers, table formatting). MD files are designed for authoring plain text documentation that can be easily converted lớn HTML.

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MD tệp tin open in Microsoft Notepad

MD files are not only useful for HTML documentation systems, but also for source code version control. This is because the files can be compared against historical revisions in human-readable text (whereas revisions to binary files cannot be compared easily). Projects created with GitHub, a popular online version control system, often use a file named, which contains the readme for the project.

John Gruber, the developer of Markdown, has created a Perl program for converting Markdown to lớn HTML. The program, called "Markdown," is available at the Daring Fireball trang web.

NOTE: Markdown files also used the .MARKDOWN extension.

You can open and edit an MD file in any text editor, including:

Google Chrome Text (Chrome OS)

However, if you intover lớn edit an MD tệp tin, you may want to open it in a Markdown editor. Markdown editors provide editing and Review tools that will help you apply Markdown syntax correctly. Some Markdown editors include:

ghostwriter (Windows, Linux)MacDown (Mac)Caret (cross-platform)StackEdit (Web)

trò chơi ROM used by emulation software for the SEGA Mega Drive sầu, an older game console (called the SEGA Genesis in North America); stores the contents of a game cartridge; used for running older games on the PC.

NOTE: SBWin can be used khổng lồ convert MD files to the .BIN SEGA game ROM format, which can be played by many different SEGA Master Drive/Genesis emulators.

Programming tệp tin that contains an instruction pattern for each instruction that the target machine supports; referenced by the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC), commonly used for compiling programs on Unix systems.

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Data tệp tin saved by Moneydance, a personal finance software program similar khổng lồ Intuit Quicken or Microsoft Money; stores ngân hàng accounts, transactions, budgets, stochồng portfolgame ios, và other information.

File created by Sharkport, a hardware accessory for the PlayStation 2; contains a PS2 saved game created by the Sharkport device; used for copying saved games lớn the PC & sharing them with other players; can be converted to lớn other saved game formats, such as .PSU, using the PS2 Save sầu Builder.

An MD file is a MuseData musical score. It contains plain text code that represents a piece of music, as well as metadata describing that work. While MD files are no longer widely used, you can still open them and use them khổng lồ create sheet music in MuseScore.

MD tệp tin open in MuseScore

In 1983, developer Walter B. Hewlett created the MuseData music notation tệp tin format. According to Hewlett, the purpose of MuseData (MD) files was "to represent the logical nội dung of musical scores in a software-neutral fashion." To vì chưng this, Hewlett developed a format that used plain text notation khổng lồ represent the measures, notes, rests, và emphases included in a piece of music. MD files also include a plain text header that contains general information about the file, such as when the file was created, what musical score, movement, or part it represents, & what instruments should be used khổng lồ play the piece.

As digital music notation developed further, MD files largely became obsolete. However, many MD files are still available online, & you can still open MD files và use them khổng lồ create sheet music in MuseScore, a không tính tiền music composition & notation program.

You can open an MD tệp tin in MuseScore. To vì so, select File → mở cửa from the program"s thực đơn bar, & then locate and open your MD tệp tin. lưu ý that you may receive sầu an error message saying your MD file is corrupted. If you bởi, clichồng Ignore. The MD tệp tin will appear in MuseScore as a musical score.

If you need only lớn see the plain text notation that an MD tệp tin contains, you can open it in any text editor, such as Microsoft Notepad, Apple TextEdit, or Github Atom.