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MadCap Flare Alternatives

MadCap Flare is described as 'Whether you need to create technical documentation for online Help, software and API documentation, policy & procedure manuals, knowledge bases or user guides, MadCap Flare allows you to create, manage and publish content to a variety of formats, including print, online' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MadCap Flare for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, and SaaS. The best alternative is HelpNDoc . It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Vole Media CHM Free Edition or KEL CHM Creator. Other great apps like MadCap Flare are WinCHM, ClickHelp, HelpScribble and Microsoft HTML Help.

MadCap Flare alternatives are mainly Code Editors but may also be Help Desk Apps or WYSIWYG HTML Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MadCap Flare.
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  • Windows

Whether you need to create technical documentation for online Help, software and API documentation, policy & procedure...

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  1. HelpNDoc  icon


    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    HelpNDoc is an easy to use yet powerful and intuitive tool to create html help files, help web sites, printed manuals and eBooks.

    HelpNDoc's user interface
  2. WinCHM icon


    • Windows

    WinCHM - Help authoring software (CHM,WebHelp,Single HTML - Word, PDF) WinCHM is a very easy-to-use help authoring tool. Not needing to learn too much, you can be master of creating HTML help(CHM), Web help, PDF manual and Word documents.


  3. Vole Media CHM Free Edition icon

    Vole Media CHM Free Edition

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • The Portable Freeware Collection

    Vole Media CHM Free Edition lets you create standard and edit CHM with ease. Since CHM is totally supported by Microsoft Windows. Readers don’t need install any software can open and read CHM file. This software is 100% Portable.

  4. KEL CHM Creator icon

    KEL CHM Creator

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    KEL CHM Creator a is flexible, powerful and freeware CHM creator that uses Microsoft HTML Help Workshop to combine your HTML files into one compressed and compact CHM (Compiled Help Modules) file.

  5. ClickHelp is a modern browser-based documentation tool used by software companies all over the world to create online user manuals, knowledge bases, help files, FAQs, tutorials and publish them instantly in their portal.

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    Because it is easy to learn and is insanely flexible

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  6. HelpScribble icon


    • Windows

    HelpScribble is a full-featured help authoring tool for easily creating professional Windows help files from start to finish.

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  7. Microsoft HTML Help icon

    Microsoft HTML Help

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Microsoft HTML Help is the standard help system for the Windows platform. Authors can use HTML Help to create online help for a software application or to create content for a multimedia title or Web site.

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  8. Chmox icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Chmox is a free (of charge), open source application for OS X which lets you read Windows Help Files (CHM files).


    Last version, 0.3, released on February 2005, is still downloadable from the official website.

  9. iChm icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    iChm for Mac, iPhone/iPod Touch.

    on an iPhone
  10. Help+Manual

    • Windows

    Help & Manual from EC Software is the favorite authoring tool for writing online help and technical documentation. Thousands of software developers and technical writers enjoy working with the most powerful single-source publishing tool on the market.

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