You can’t simply write a blog post or a web page and slap it onto the site. Headers, bolding, emphasis, bullet lists, and numbering are necessary to hold down and guide your readers all the way to the last sentence. The process can be quite tedious, which is why the birth of Markdown is a huge breath of fresh air for content creators of all experience levels
I'm completely in love with Markdown. It's changed my life. Over the years, I've lost so much material due to one proprietary format or another, that I will only use an app if I can save out the material to plain text.
Plain text will always be with us; I urge you, dear writer, make sure that you keep plain text versions of all your writing.
I write or save everything to plain text; Markdown is just plain text, after all, with a few formatting attributes. You can convert your Markdown text to HTML, PDF, or RTF at a click.
Marked's my favorite Markdown app, but I'm always trying out new apps. The above article gives you 35 apps to explore.