Markdown is the latest fad. After using Asciidoc for 11 years, people have finally figured out what a good idea it is. Unfortunately, (as with version control) they’re taking their cues from GitHub. GitHub seems to have its own flavor of Markdown which has a lot more features than the sad little Perl-based Markdown processor I have naturally available to my Linux system. Even the Python one which I downloaded didn’t do things like tables.
Convert Markdown Images To Asciidoc
Converting Asciidoc to Markdown
Does this work?
pandoc -f asciidoc -t markdown file2.txt > file1.md