Coming SoonMarkdowner

Markdowner is a cloud based application for writing and sharing Markdown documents. You can register and log in using your Twitter account, and access your Markdown document on any computer where ever you are. You can also write and share slideshows using Markdown.

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Updates / Changelog

Here all major fixes and enhancement/additions are documented.

Apr 15, 2013
v0.8.2: Added responsiveness to the editor. When the screen is too narrow, only the editor or preview pane is visible. Toggle between the views by using a "Preview"-button.
Apr 12, 2013
v0.8.0: Added profile view and JSON API for users. See my profile at and the JSON endpoint at The URL scheme is /user/TWITTER_HANDLE[.json]. The JSON lists all public documents.
Apr 11, 2013
v0.7.0: Added Editor Settings window. Can now toggle word wrapping, invisibles, gutter etc.
Apr 10, 2013
v0.6.1: Rewrite of editor view. Now using sessions to handle files and styling, should stabalize and give better response time.
Feb 20, 2013
Fix: Fixed breaking issue regarding Ace.js dependency. Also updated Ace.js from v0.2.0 to v1.0.0, should work a lot better now.
Feb 20, 2013
Update: Updated dependency Marked, from v0.2.5 to v0.2.8. Now parsing tables properly.
Feb 18, 2013
Update: Just fixed a bug preventing new Beta users to login. New users should now be able to log in.
Feb 15, 2013
Added: JSON access for documents. Example: To access CSS files, if defined, for Remark documents, do file ending .css.
Feb 14, 2013
Added: Custom styling for Remark documents. When creating Remark documents, one can now define custom styling in addition to or replacing the default stylesheet.
Feb 14, 2013
Enhancement: Sidebar files now have indicating icons for Markdown documents and Remark documents.

Apply for Beta

For now, Markdowner is in early beta stages. You can request for a Beta invite by submitting your Twitter username and e-mail.

The only thing your e-mail will be used as, is to notify you when you get access to Markdowner. If you prefer not to submit your e-mail, you can omit it – but you'd have to check manually for access by trying to log in here. The e-mail address is only stored until the request is approved. When this happens, it is deleted from the system.

Issues and Feedback

If you are in the beta, and would like to help me out by posting ideas or issues, this can be done via Github Issues.


Markdown Syntax

Markdowner uses Markdown syntax to easily create great formatted documents in HTML.

Markdowner uses ACE.js, a high performance editor built with javascript. This allows for several themes with syntax highlighting.


As an optional document setting, you can activate the Remark mode. Remark is a simple way to write in-browser Markdown based slideshows. See more info about Remark on this Markdowner Remark Demo

Cloud based

Markdowner is cloud based. All your changes, are stored in the clouds. If you hide the sidebar, the sidebar will be hidden the next time you log on, no matter from where.

Instant Markdown preview

As you type, you are always just a hotkey away from compiling and previewing Your Markdown or Remark document. The document style will match the style of Github.

Share public documents

If you want either a Remark document, or a regular Markdown document to be available publicly, you can set so in the File Options, and share the Document Share Link.


The documents are saved regularly, making sure you won't lose your content.

Coming soon

Export to .md and .pdf files

In a short time, exporting and downloading documents as .PDF files and .MD files will be possible. As for now, sharing is the only way to show your documents to others.

Define your own Remark style

Planned features includes a way to optinally define your own CSS styling on Remark Documents.

Dropbox synchronization

Some time, in the not too distant future, you can sync Markdowner with your Dropbox account, and your documents will automatically be stored on Dropbox as well.


Help and guides will soon be available.