Bookdown Alternatives

    Bookdown is described as 'The bookdown package is a free and open-source R package built on top of R Markdown to make it really easy to write books and long-form articles/reports' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are five alternatives to Bookdown for Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows, Linux and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is GitBook, which is free. Other great apps like Bookdown are Leanpub (Freemium), mdBook (Free, Open Source), Retype (Free) and Archivy (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 7, 2021

    1. GitBook is a tool for building beautiful books using Git and Markdown. It can generate your book into multiple formats: Static Website: This is the default format, it generates a complete interactive static website.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      Leanpub is the combination of two things: a powerful ebook and course writing platform, and an online storefront where you can buy our authors' ebooks and courses.
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    2. Gitbook alternative in Rust.
    3. A documentation generator that builds HTML output based on Markdown files. Supports Markdown specs and offers a wide set of custom components using Markdown-like syntax. Builds Reference Source documentation for .NET projects (more added soon).
    4. A self-hosted knowledge repository that allows you to safely preserve useful content that contributes to your own personal, searchable and extensible wiki.
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