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SimpleDocServer Alternatives

SimpleDocServer is described as 'A lightweight markdown-based webserver for online documentation with built-in themes. Easy to install and maintain' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to SimpleDocServer for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is TiddlyWiki, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SimpleDocServer are Wiki.js, DokuWiki, Confluence and Read The Docs.

SimpleDocServer alternatives are mainly Documentation Generators but may also be Note-taking Tools or Static Site Generators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SimpleDocServer.
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A lightweight markdown-based webserver for online documentation with built-in themes. Easy to install and maintain.

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  1. TiddlyWiki icon

    TiddlyWiki

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Xfce
    • RemoteStorage
    134 alternatives to TiddlyWiki 

    TiddlyWiki is a single html file with all the characteristics of a wiki - including all of the functionality (including editing, saving, tagging and searching) and the style sheet. Because its a single file, its very portable - you can email it, put it on a web server or share...

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    1.  Support for MarkDownTiddlyWiki supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  PortableTiddlyWiki can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Wiki.js

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    79 alternatives to Wiki.js 

    Write your content in the widely used and simple Markdown format, using the built-in visual editor. Unlike other wiki software that save content in a database with a difficult to extract format, Wiki.js saves all your content directly into Markdown (.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownWiki.js supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  WYSIWYG SupportWiki.js integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    3.  Git SupportWiki.js supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
    4.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Wiki.js simultaneously.
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    DokuWiki

    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    91 alternatives to DokuWiki 

    DokuWiki is a standards compliant, simple to use Wiki, mainly aimed at creating documentation of any kind. It is targeted at developer teams, workgroups and small companies. It has a simple but powerful syntax which makes sure the datafiles remain readable outside the Wiki and...

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    Confluence

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    131 alternatives to Confluence 

    Trusted by 8,000 businesses, Confluence is the leading collaboration software and enterprise wiki for intranets and knowledge management. Free 30-day trial.

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    1.  WYSIWYG SupportConfluence integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsConfluence can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Confluence simultaneously.
    4.  Support for @mentionsConfluence supports the use of mentions through @ to a particular user, who will be notified personally.
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    Read The Docs

    32 alternatives to Read The Docs 

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

    • Self-Hosted
    • Python
    47 alternatives to MkDocs 

    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.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMkDocs can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    • Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware icon

      Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      135 alternatives to Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware 

      Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware is a full-featured, web-based, multilingual (40+ languages), tightly integrated, all-in-one Wiki+CMS+Groupware, Free Source Software (GNU/LGPL), using PHP + Smarty, MySQL, Zend Framework, jQuery and Bootstrap.

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    • Docsie icon

      Docsie

      • Online
      41 alternatives to Docsie 

      Docsie is a collaboration software for software docs, intranets and knowledge management. Easily create your software documentation in Docsie and embed it into your site or internal portal with a string of JavaScript.

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      1.  Support for MarkDownDocsie supports MarkDown for document formatting.
      2.  WYSIWYG SupportDocsie integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
      3.  LightweightDocsie consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    • Banana Dance Wiki/CMS icon

      Banana Dance Wiki/CMS

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • PHP
      58 alternatives to Banana Dance Wiki/CMS 

      Free open source software combining the best of wiki and CMS with community building-features.

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      1.  WYSIWYG SupportBanana Dance Wiki/CMS integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
      Discontinued

      Abandoned since 2015

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      MindTouch

      • Online
      43 alternatives to MindTouch 

      Web-based collaboration, wiki software and mashup platform.

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      1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in MindTouch simultaneously.
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