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Self-Hosted BookStack Alternatives

There are many alternatives to BookStack as a self-hosted solution if you are looking for a replacement. The best Self-Hosted alternative is TiddlyWiki, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to BookStack and 17 are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to BookStack are DokuWiki, Wiki.js, Confluence and XWiki.

BookStack alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Task Management Tools or Wiki Engines. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of BookStack.
This page was last updated May 13, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • Online
  • Self-Hosted
  • PHP
  • Cloudron

BookStack is a free and open source knowledge management platform built on PHP. The system has been built around simplicity...

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  1. TiddlyWiki is a single html file with all the characteristics of a wiki - including all of the functionality (including editing, saving, tagging and searching) and the style sheet.

  2. DokuWiki is a standards compliant, simple to use Wiki, mainly aimed at creating documentation of any kind. It is targeted at developer teams, workgroups and small companies.

    DokuWiki vs BookStack opinions
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    wojosc

    DokuWiki is pretty powerful once you get used to using the syntax. Once you use it you can be working very fast on DokuWiki.

    Positive comment over 4 years ago
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  3. Write your content in the widely used and simple Markdown format, using the built-in visual editor. Unlike other wiki software that save content in a database with a difficult to extract format, Wiki.js saves all your content directly into Markdown (.

  4. Trusted by 8,000 businesses, Confluence is the leading collaboration software and enterprise wiki for intranets and knowledge management. Free 30-day trial.

  5. XWiki is a powerful Open Source collaborative platform allowing companies of all sizes to save time and money while enhancing collaboration on both team and organizational level.



  6. GitBook

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    GitBook is a tool for building beautiful books using Git and Markdown. It can generate your book into multiple formats:

  7. Twake

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Twake is a real-time teamwork platform. It is a suite of collaborative tools that includes the specificities of some bestsellers (Slack, Trello, Google Drive...).

    Twake vs BookStack opinions
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    alexandrezanni

    Twake is an office suite, not a knowledge base app

    Negative comment about 2 months ago
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  8. Notea

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Notea is a privacy-first, open-source note-taking application. It supports Markdown syntax, sharing, responsive and more.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer being actively developed, and the GitHub repository has been archived.

  9. Dokit

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Dokit makes your documentation accessible in just a few clicks on all media (PC, mobile, machines) and integrates with your existing systems (CMMS, PLM, LMS). Easily adapt the platform design to your graphics. Enable single sign-on to make it easier for your users to log in.

  10. Manage your Notes from any Git Repo.

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