Zeal Alternatives for Mac

    Zeal is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Dash. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Zest or dasht. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Zeal and six of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Zeal are Rust Search Extension (Free, Open Source), PHP Function Index (Paid) and Devbook (Free).

    This page was last updated May 12, 2021

    1. 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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      Almost everyone thinks Dash is a great alternative to Zeal.
      They are basically twins, since both find documentation by pressing on a keyboard shortcut.
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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      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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    2. 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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      easy to deploy, has vim plugin
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      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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    3. The PHP Function Index (PHPfi) is a very fast documentation viewer to look up any PHP function. Its search offers realtime-filtering of the function list and it downloads and caches the user contributed notes from PHP.NET for instant lookup.


    4. 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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