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    Couscous Alternatives

    Couscous is described as 'Static website generator designed for documentation.
    Couscous turns Markdown documentation into beautiful websites. It's GitHub Pages on steroids' and is a Documentation Generator in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Couscous for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, Mac, Windows and Python. The best alternative is GitBook, which is free. Other great apps like Couscous are MkDocs (Free, Open Source), Sphinx (Free, Open Source), Daux.io (Free, Open Source) and Docsify.js (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 6, 2022
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    Static website generator designed for documentation. Couscous turns Markdown documentation into beautiful websites....
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    1. GitBook is a tool for building beautiful books using Git and Markdown. It can generate your book into multiple formats:
    2. MkDocs is static site generator that's geared towards building project documentation. Documentation source files are written in Markdown, and configured with a single YAML configuration file.


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      Sphinx is a tool that makes it easy to create intelligent and beautiful documentation, written by Georg Brandl and licensed under the BSD license.
    3. Daux.io is a documentation generator that uses a simple folder structure and Markdown files to create custom documentation on the fly. It helps you create great looking documentation in a developer friendly way.
    4. docsify generates your documentation website on the fly. Unlike GitBook, it does not generate static html files. Instead, it smartly loads and parses your Markdown files and displays them as website. All you need to do is create an index.


    5. Gitbook alternative in Rust.
    6. 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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    7. SkyDocs is a software that takes your MarkDown files and build a complete website with some magic tricks !
    8. 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).
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      Orchid is a general-purpose static site generator with a focus on extensibility, and aimed at developers looking to improve their technical documentation.
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