Open Source GitBook Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to GitBook is BookStack, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to GitBook and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to GitBook are DokuWiki (Free, Open Source), Read The Docs (Free, Open Source), Docusaurus (Free, Open Source) and mdBook (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 26, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Client-side documentation sites built with Markdown.
    1. Herodotus has been designed as easy to use archival software, created to serve as an offline information reference when internet access in unavailable.
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    2. A framework for building modern static websites. - Well designed for documentation. Static Rendering. With Saber, static rendering with Vue.js is easier now than ever.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      DocGen is a static website generator that's ideal for making technical user guides (documentation) using markdown.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Jekyll
      A modern, high customizable, responsive Jekyll theme for documention with built-in search.
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    3. ditto inspired by flatdoc is a markdown code documentation system, capable of producing documentation similar to Three.js and Backbone.js, check out live demo here. It is designed for people who use Github Pages to host their code documentation, but you can also host it yourself.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Groovy
      Gaiden is a tool that makes it easy to create documentation (static website) with Markdown.
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