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Sandcastle is described as 'produces accurate, MSDN style, comprehensive documentation by reflecting over the source assemblies and optionally integrating XML Documentation Comments. Sandcastle has the following key features:' and is a documentation generator in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Sandcastle for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and.NET Framework. The best alternative is Doxygen, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sandcastle are Slate API Docs Generator, DocFX, phpDocumentor 2 and NDoc.

Sandcastle alternatives are mainly Documentation Generators but may also be Code Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Sandcastle.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • .NET Framework

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    Doxygen

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku

    Doxygen is a tool for generating documentation from annotated C++ sources, as well as other popular programming languages like C, Objective-C, C#, PHP, Java, Python, IDL (CORBA, Microsoft, and UNO/OpenOffice flavors), Fortran, VHDL, Tcl, and to some extent D.

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  2. Slate API Docs Generator icon

    Slate API Docs Generator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Create beautiful, intelligent, responsive API documentation.

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    DocFX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DocFX generates Documentation directly from source code (.NET, RESTful API, JavaScript, Java, etc...) and Markdown files.

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    phpDocumentor 2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    PHP documentation generator based on docblock parsing.

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  5. NDoc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • .NET Framework

    NDoc generates class library documentation from .NET assemblies and the XML documentation files generated by the C# compiler (or with an add-on tool for VB.NET).

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    sharpDox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    sharpDox is a documentation tool to create c# code documentation of any type. The tool creates a model of a given c# solution and passes it to the registered export plugins. The plugins transform the model to a defined output.

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    DoxyS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DoxyS is a code documentation tool for C++/C. DoxyS strives to yield a very professional looking output, presenting the the code in a structured easy to navigate set of HTML pages. Easy to use: Just navigate to the root of your code directory and type doxys.

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    CppDoc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    CppDoc generates HTML documentation for C++ classes, based on your source code and special comments embedded within it. It can produce output that is very similar to the output of Javadoc, and it supports Javadoc tags such as @see, @return , etc.

    Discontinued

    Website gone.

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  9. Javadoc

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Javadoc is a tool from Sun Microsystems for generating API documentation in HTML format from doc comments in source code.

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    Natural Docs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Perl

    Natural Docs is an open-source documentation generator for multiple programming languages. You document your code in a natural syntax that reads like plain English. Natural Docs then scans your code and builds high-quality HTML documentation from it.

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