Obsidian Release v0.12.8

Shiny new things

  • Obsidian Sync can now be used to synchronize your settings, appearance tweaks, custom CSS, and installed plugins.
  • Obsidian Sync can now sync any file type using the “Sync all other types” option.
  • Quick switcher now has configuration options to show or hide attachments and unsupported file types, in addition to the current option to show links to non-existent files.
  • An option to open file in new pane has been added to file explorer’s context menu.


  • Obsidian’s config file has been split up into 4 different files. Previously, it was just config. Now it’s app.json, appearance.json, core-plugins.json and community-plugins.json.
  • registerMarkdownPostProcessor and registerMarkdownCodeBlockProcessor will now return the MarkdownPostProcessor callback function to facilitate manual un-registration.