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Standalone editor for your markdown files

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Standalone editor for your local markdown files


To install the latest stable version from Pypi :

$ pip install markdown-editor


$ markdown_edit

It will open the editor in your browser :




  • Side-by-side markdown editor & html preview
  • Live, when you type html preview
  • Codehilite & markdown extra syntax support by default
  • Github syntax support
  • Github styles for rendering and codehilite
  • Scrollbars sync


  • markdown
  • pygments

Other usage examples

Launch editor without input file for testing :

$ markdown_edit

Edit markdown file and save both markdown and html outputs :

$ markdown_edit -f README.html


You can import this script as a module to write your own applications based on the markdown editor.

example :

import markdown_edit

# ...

def action_send(document):

    # or
    # or

    return html_to_display_as_result, keep_running_local_server

if __name__ == '__main__:
        actions =
        title = MY_HTML_HEAD)

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