Retype Alternatives

    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 an app 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 (Freemium), GitBook (Freemium), Read The Docs (Free, Open Source) and Sphinx (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 14, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. Knowledge base for your team: - A powerful editor with classical text and special widgets like diagrams, Swagger, GraphQL, code editor, changelogs and more coming; - Your team’s content is organized in spaces with document trees and are deep searchable; - Modern UX...
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    3. GitBook is a tool for building beautiful books using Git and Markdown. It can generate your book into multiple formats: Static Website: This is the default format, it generates a complete interactive static website.
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    4. 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.
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      • 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.


    5. MkDocs is a fast, simple and downright gorgeous 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.
      • 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.
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    6. 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.
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    7. Gitbook alternative in Rust.
    8. SkyDocs is a software that takes your MarkDown files and build a complete website with some magic tricks ! You can configure everything you want : themes, pages, menus, ...
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