SkyDocs Alternatives

    SkyDocs is described as 'software that takes your MarkDown files and build a complete website with some magic tricks !' and is a Documentation Generators in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to SkyDocs for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is GitBook, which is free. Other great apps like SkyDocs are Read The Docs (Free, Open Source), Sphinx (Free, Open Source), MkDocs (Free, Open Source) and Daux.io (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 7, 2021

    1. 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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    2. 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.
    3. 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.
    4. 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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    5. Gitbook alternative in Rust.
    6. Free open source software combining the best of wiki and CMS with community building-features.

      Discontinued

      Abandoned since 2015

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    7. 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).
    8. Docpress generates websites from your project's basic documentation; that is, at the very least, a README.md file. It also supports multiple Markdown pages in docs/.
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    9. DocFX generates Documentation directly from source code (.NET, RESTful API, JavaScript, Java, etc...) and Markdown files.
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