Monday, September 24, 2012

Downmarker

The Markdown craze started on the Mac Platform. Recently, there have appeared quite a few different versions of Markdown Editors on the Windows Platform.[1] I reported on some of these. Markdownpad seems to be one of the more popular ones. Downmarker does not seem to be a top contender. It is one of the more simple incarnations.[2] However, it allows you easily to link pages, using references to local files Markdown style: "(Mylink)[Myfile.md]". While the linking is not fully automatic, it works quite well.

You can thus create easily a simple Markdown wiki (even in DropBox, if you wish). It is simple, but not simple-minded. It's rather elegant. And it is free.


1. See here. See also an opinion on what is the best Markdown editor to use. But see also this dissenting view.
2. You can download Downmarker from here or, perhaps better, here .

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