Velocity Alternatives

    Velocity is described as 'gives your Windows desktop offline access to over 150 API documentation sets provided by Dash for Mac OS X' and is an app in the Development category. There are seven alternatives to Velocity for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based and Chrome OS. The best alternative is DevDocs, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Velocity are Zeal (Free, Open Source), Dash (Paid), Zest (Free, Open Source) and dasht (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 12, 2021

    1. DevDocs combines multiple developer documentations in a clean and organized web UI with instant search, offline support, mobile version, dark theme, keyboard shortcuts, and more.
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    2. Zeal is a simple offline API documentation browser inspired by Dash (OS X app), available for Linux and Windows. - Quickly search documentation using Alt+Space (or customised) hotkey to display Zeal from any place in your workspace.
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    3. Dash is an API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager. Dash stores snippets of code and instantly searches offline documentation sets for almost any API you might use. You can even generate your own docsets or request docsets to be included.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Offline search tool for developers. Find what you need without the need for Internet access. - Full Text Search: Search both in symbol names and documentation contents. Allows finding detailed information not available in document names.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer maintaned since May 2016. Last version, 0.1.1, released in March 2016, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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    4. A collection of shell scripts for searching, browsing, and managing API documentation (in the form of 150+ offline documentation sets, courtesy of Dash for OS X) from the terminal or browser.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      A handy browser extension to search Rust docs and crates, etc in the address bar instantly! A handy browser extension to search Rust docs and crates, etc in the address bar. https://rust-search-extension.now.
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    5. Become a more productive developer by using Devbook in your day-to-day work. Free search engine made just for developers. Stop leaving your IDE and context-switching to a browser.
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