Top 15 Read The Docs Alternative and Similar Softwares | Oct 2022

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.

The documentation for the site is organized into two different sections below. One is for users of readthedocs.org, that is the first section. The next section is for users of the code that powers the site. All of the RTD code is open source, so you can run your own instance. Presumably in an internal install inside your company, or something.

1. Daux.io

Daux.io Daux.io is an 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.......

2. sharpDox

sharpDox sharpDox is a documentation tool to create c# code documentation of any type. The tool creates a model of a given c# solution and passes it to the registered export plugins. The plugins transform the model to a defined output. sharpDox comes with a chm & html export plugin which......

3. Asciidoclet

Asciidoclet Asciidoclet is a Javadoc Doclet based on Asciidoctor that lets you write Javadoc in the AsciiDoc syntax.Traditionally, Javadocs have mixed minor markup with HTML which, if you’re writing for HTML Javadoc output, becomes unreadable and hard to write over time. This is where lightweight markup languages like AsciiDoc thrive. AsciiDoc......

4. Document! X

Document! X Document! X is a combination of an automated documentation tool and a full authoring environment which can be used to create, publish and maintain accurate, professional quality documentation for .NET, Web Services, Databases, XSD Schemas, COM Components and Type Libraries, Java and Javascript.Document! X is not just an automated documentation......

5. Sandcastle

Sandcastle Sandcastle produces accurate, MSDN style, comprehensive documentation by reflecting over the source assemblies and optionally integrating XML Documentation Comments. Sandcastle has the following key features:* Works with or without authored comments* Supports Generics and .NET......

6. ForgeDoc

ForgeDoc ForgeDoc is a class library documentation generator for .NET assemblies. It can create MSDN-style API reference documentations in HTML and CHM output formats. It completely supports the latest .NET Framework with proper syntax generation for C#, VB.NET and C++ languages.......

7. Texinfo

Texinfo The Texinfo package contains programs for reading, writing, and converting info pages. It uses a single source file to produce output in a number of formats, both online and printed (dvi, html, info, pdf, xml, etc.). This means that instead of writing different documents for online information and another for......

8. NDoc

NDoc NDoc generates class library documentation from .NET assemblies and the XML documentation files generated by the C# compiler (or with an add-on tool for VB.NET).NDoc uses pluggable documenters to generate documentation in several different formats, including the MSDN-style HTML Help format (.chm), the Visual Studio .NET Help format (HTML Help......

9. Codex

Codex Features: * Laravel 4.2* Github-flavored Markdown* Host an unlimited number of manuals with accompanying versions* Code highlighting* Easy TOC / navigation system* SEO friendly URLs* Simple search* Supports Google Analytics* Supplied theme built on Bootstrap* Automatic header anchors......

10. phpDocumentor 2

phpDocumentor 2 PHP documentation generator based on docblock parsing. phpDocumentor 2, result of the merge between the old phpDocumentor and DocBlox , sometimes referred to as phpdoc or phpdocu, is the current standard auto-documentation tool for the php language. Similar to Javadoc, and written in php, phpDocumentor can be used......

11. CppDoc

CppDoc CppDoc generates HTML documentation for C++ classes, based on your source code and special comments embedded within it. It can produce output that is very similar to the output of Javadoc, and it supports Javadoc tags such as @see, @return , etc. The documentation comments are optional; if you leave......

12. Doxygen

Doxygen Doxygen is a tool for generating documentation from annotated C++ sources, as well as other popular programming languages like C, Objective-C, C#, PHP, Java, Python, IDL (CORBA, Microsoft, and UNO/OpenOffice flavors), Fortran, VHDL, Tcl, and to some extent D.......

13. Sphinx

Sphinx Sphinx is a tool that makes it easy to create intelligent and beautiful documentation, written by Georg Brandl and licensed under the BSD license.It was originally created for the Python documentation, and it has excellent facilities for the documentation of Python projects, but C/C++ is already supported as well, and......

14. GhostDoc

GhostDoc Supported platforms: Visual Studio 2015 incl. Community Edition Visual Studio 2013 Visual Studio 2012 Visual Studio 2010 Visual Studio 2008 Supported Languages: C#, Visual Basic, C#, C++/CLI, JavaScriptComment stub creation/update works also for C++GhostDoc is a Visual Studio extension that automatically generates XML documentation comments for methods and properties based......

15. DocBlox

DocBlox DocBlox is a Documentation Generation Application (DGA) for use with PHP applications.It is capable of transforming the comments in your source code into a full API reference document.DocBlox is build to be PHP 5.3 compatible, fast, having a low memory consumption and easily integratable into Continuous Integration.......