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Leanpub Alternatives

Leanpub is described as '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' and is an website. There are more than 10 alternatives to Leanpub, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Udemy. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try GitBook or mdBook. Other great sites and apps similar to Leanpub are Archivy, NextBook, Bookdown and Notaku.

Leanpub alternatives are mainly Online Education Services but may also be Documentation Generators or Static Site Generators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Leanpub.
This page was last updated Jun 27, 2022
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Online

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  1. Udemy

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Udemy is an online learning and teaching marketplace with over 80000 courses and 24 million students, it uses content from online content creators to sell for profit.

  2. 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:



  3. mdBook

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Rust

    Gitbook alternative in Rust.

  4. Archivy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Python
    • Docker
    • Nix Package Manager

    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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  5. NextBook

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    NextBook is quick and easy way to buid technical books or documentation that support modern standards and run blazingly fast. It's built with MDX and Next.js and works by compiling markdown or MDX down to plain static html.



  6. Bookdown

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java Mobile
    • Self-Hosted

    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.

  7. Notaku

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Turn you Notion into documentation, knowledge base and blog websites.

  8. Design Gurus

    • Online

    Design Gurus are a team of senior engineers and managers from Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Lyft, and Amazon. They build this platform to develop easy-to-understand courses to help software engineers prepare for system design and coding interviews.

  9. volpen

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Each continuing chapter of a book will be written by a different author. Anybody can submit their continuation, which will go through a voting process, before a winner is selected.

    Discontinued

    Seems dead. https://www.facebook.com/volpen

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  10. BookBaby

    • Online

    BookBaby digitally distributes the works of independent authors, poets, memoirists, and publishers, making their eBooks available on Apple’s iBookstore in all the available regions and territories.

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