A native SwiftUI view for rendering Markdown text in an iOS or macOS app

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A native SwiftUI view for rendering Markdown text in an iOS or macOS app.


Markdown Text Screenshot


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Supported Markdown

  • Headings
  • Paragraphs
  • Quotes
  • Inline formatting
    • Strong/Bold
    • Emphasis/Italic
    • Strikethrough
    • Code
    • Links (non interactive only)
  • Lists
    • Ordered
    • Unordered
    • Checklist (GitHub style)
  • Thematic Breaks
  • Code Blocks
  • Images
    • A full backport of AsyncImage is included


Style APIs

Adopting the familiar SwiftUI style-based APIs, you can customize the appearance of almost all markdown elements either individually or composed.

struct CustomUnorderedBullets: UnorderedListBulletMarkdownStyle {
    func makeBody(configuration: Configuration) -> some View {
        // you can also provide a completely new View if preferred 👍

You can even customize animations since the library is composed of 100% SwiftUI elements only.

struct ScaledImageStyle: ImageMarkdownStyle {
    // image will scale up as its loaded, moving content out of the way
    func makeBody(configuration: Configuration) -> some View {

Modifiers for styling and visibility can also be placed anywhere in your SwiftUI hierarchy, just as you'd expect:

NavigationView {
// Styling

// Visibility

Demo App

A MarkdownText Demo is also available to better showcase the libraries capabilities.


Using the view couldn't be easier:

MarkdownText("Some **markdown** text")

There's even a LazyMarkdownText view that loads its view's lazily for those cases where you need improved scrolling and loading performance.


You can install manually (by copying the files in the Sources directory) or using Swift Package Manager (preferred)

To install using Swift Package Manager, add this to the dependencies section of your Package.swift file:

.package(url: "", .upToNextMinor(from: "1.0.0"))


  • Swift Tools 5.6.0
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Last updated: Tue Jun 18 2024 01:46:14 GMT-0900 (Hawaii-Aleutian Daylight Time)