Zest Alternatives

    Zest is described as 'Offline search tool for developers. Find what you need without the need for Internet access'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Zest for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is DevDocs, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Zest are Zeal (Free, Open Source), Dash (Paid), Velocity (Freemium) and Codespace (Paid).

    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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Velocity gives your Windows desktop offline access to over 150 API documentation sets provided by Dash for Mac OS X.
    4. A beautiful cross-platform code snippet manager.
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    5. If you're looking for a fully-featured code snippet manager then CodeBox is exactly what you need!
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Devhelp is a GTK+/GNOME browser for API documentation; it works natively with gtk-doc (which is the API reference format for GTK+/GNOME documentation).
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      • Mac
      SnippetsLab is an easy-to-use snippets manager. It helps you to collect and organize valuable code snippets, and makes sure that you have easy access to them whenever you want.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Snipt is a code snippet service for teams or individuals. Team accounts allow your team members to create and edit private and public code snippets. Search through all your team's snippets, and view detailed diffs of changes to each snippet.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      This is a platform for developers. TagMyCode helps you to save and manage your code snippets and reuse them when necessary.
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