List of document markup languages

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The following is a list of document markup languages. You may also find the List of markup languages of interest.

Well-known document markup languages


Lesser-known document markup languages

(including some lightweight markup languages)

Office document markup languages

  • Compound Document Format
  • Office Open XML (OOXML) – open standard format for office documents:
    • SpreadsheetML – spreadsheet language, part of Office Open XML
    • PresentationML – presentations language, part of Office Open XML
    • WordprocessingML – wordprocessing language, part of Office Open XML
    • Microsoft Office 2003 XML formats – predecessor of Office Open XML
  • OpenDocument (ODF) – open standard format for office documents
  • ReportML – Report format language originating from Microsoft Access. (not a part of Office Open XML (yet))
  • Rich Text Format (RTF) – Microsoft format for exchanging documents with other vendors' applications. (It is not really a markup language, as it was never meant for intuitive and easy typing.[16][17])
  • Uniform Office Format (UOF) – open format for office documents, being harmonised with OpenDocument.

See also


  1. Google Developers: Keyhole Markup Language KML Reference. Accessed on 2013/03/15.
  2. "Daring Fireball: Markdown". 
  3. "Abc:standard [abc wiki]". 
  4. Open Geospatial Consortium, "Geography Markup Language", OGC accessed on 2013/03/15.
  5. Geography Markup Language is an ISO standard (ISO 19136:2007).
  6. Gesture Markup Language GestureML Wiki . Extensible markup language used to define gestures that describe interactive object behavior and the relationships between objects in an application. Accessed on 2013/03/15.
  7. Graffiti Markup Language Graffiti Markup Language. Designed to maximize readability and ease of implementation for even hobbyist programmers, artists and graffiti writers. Accessed on 2013/03/15.
  8. "The TeXmacs format". 
  9. h2g2
  10. "Perlpod - the Plain Old Documentation format - Perldoc Browser". 
  11. PUB Manual
  12. "ReStructuredText". 24 May 2016. 
  13. Flatt, M.; Barzilay, E.; Findler, R. B. (2009). "Scribble: Closing the Book on Ad Hoc Documentation Tools". 
  14. SECST Markup Language SECST Markup Language
  15. "TMML tutorial" (in en-US). 
  16. RTF Pocket Guide by O'Reilly Media,, retrieved 2010-03-13 
  17. Sean M. Burke (July 2003). "RTF Pocket Guide".