1. Welcome to MarkdownPad 2

MarkdownPad is a full-featured Markdown editor for Windows.

1.1. Built exclusively for Markdown

Enjoy first-class Markdown support with easy access to Markdown syntax and convenient keyboard shortcuts.

Give them a try:

  • Bold (Ctrl+B) and Italic (Ctrl+I)
  • Quotes (Ctrl+Q)
  • Code blocks (Ctrl+K)
  • Headings 1, 2, 3 (Ctrl+1, Ctrl+2, Ctrl+3)
  • Lists (Ctrl+U and Ctrl+Shift+O)

1.2. See your changes instantly with LivePreview

Don't guess if your hyperlink syntax is correct; LivePreview will show you exactly what your document looks like every time you press a key.

1.3. Make it your own

Fonts, color schemes, layouts and stylesheets are all 100% customizable so you can turn MarkdownPad into your perfect editor.

1.4. A robust editor for advanced Markdown users

MarkdownPad supports multiple Markdown processing engines, including standard Markdown, Markdown Extra (with Table support) and GitHub Flavored Markdown.

With a tabbed document interface, PDF export, a built-in image uploader, session management, spell check, auto-save, syntax highlighting and a built-in CSS management interface, there's no limit to what you can do with MarkdownPad.