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Retype is described as '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)' and is a documentation generator in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Retype for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is BookStack, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Retype are Archbee, GitBook, Read The Docs and MkDocs.

Retype alternatives are mainly Documentation Generators but may also be Static Site Generators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Retype.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Self-Hosted

A documentation generator that builds HTML output based on Markdown files. Supports Markdown specs and offers a wide set of...

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  1. BookStack icon

    BookStack

    • 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 to ensure that adding information to it is not a chore. The content structure is built on the metaphors of Books, Chapters & Pages.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownBookStack supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Page Editing
  2. Company Wiki & Knowledge Base.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownArchbee supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Archbee simultaneously.
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    GraphQL Integration.


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    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:

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownGitBook supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceGitBook either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Read The Docs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Read the Docs hosts documentation for the open source community. It supports Sphinx docs written with reStructuredText, and can pull from your Subversion, Bazaar, Git, and Mercurial repositories. The code is open source, and available on github.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownRead The Docs supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    MkDocs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Python

    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.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMkDocs can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Docsify.js

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownDocsify.js supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDocsify.js can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Sphinx

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Python

    Sphinx is a tool that makes it easy to create intelligent and beautiful documentation, written by Georg Brandl and licensed under the BSD license.

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    Daux.io

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Private Packagist
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP

    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownDaux.io supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    mdBook

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Rust

    Gitbook alternative in Rust.

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    Docusaurus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Docusaurus is a project for easily building, deploying, and maintaining open source project websites.

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