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Showdown is a JavaScript Markdown to HTML converter, based on the original works by John Gruber. Showdown can be used on the client-side (in the browser) or server-side (with Node.js).

Live demo

Who uses Showdown (or a fork)


To install Showdown, follow the instructions from the Quickstart guide.


ShowdownJS v 2.0 is release under the MIT version.

Previous versions are release under BSD.