Convert textile to markdown


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'textile2md'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install textile2md


Ruby script


textile = <<-EOM
h1. header1

* list
* list
* list

h2. header2

puts Textile2md.convert(textile)


# header1

- list
- list
- list

## header2


$ textile2md some_markdown_file.txt


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake spec to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to rubygems.org.


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://github.com/[USERNAME]/textile2md. This project is intended to be a safe, welcoming space for collaboration, and contributors are expected to adhere to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct.


The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.

Code of Conduct

Everyone interacting in the Textile2md project’s codebases, issue trackers, chat rooms and mailing lists is expected to follow the code of conduct.