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.md file – What the heck is it? Should I be scared etc?

Did you download something and find a suspicious looking .md file among the contents? Unless you are into finance, it is a markdown file. A markdown file is just a text file (yes you can open it in any text editor) which has been formatted using the formatting language. Markdown, like HTML, is a markup language, only it is simpler and easier on the human eyes. If you open a .md file in a regular text editor, you are likely t ...