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Help & Manual Alternatives & Competitors

(20)4.8 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Help & Manual? Tons of people want Help Authoring Tool (HAT) Software. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. MadCap Flare, Adobe RoboHelp, Dr. Explain, and ClickHelp are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Help & Manual.

Top Alternatives to Help & Manual

  • MadCap Flare
  • Adobe RoboHelp
  • Dr. Explain
  • ClickHelp
  • HelpSmith

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Help & Manual

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  1. MadCap Flare

    (223)4.4 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    MadCap Flare allows you to create, manage and publish content to a variety of formats, including print, online, desktop and mobile.

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  2. MadCap Flare allows you to create, manage and publish content to a variety of formats, including print, online, desktop and mobile.

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    Sara S.
    SS
    Many options for formatting, rigorous customization of look and feel, solid version tracking and issue resolution. Conditions make it easy to control which readers see what information, which is...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Help & Manual, MadCap Flare is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #2
    #2
  3. Adobe RoboHelp

    (33)4.0 out of 5

    Adobe RoboHelp 11 software empowers you to deliver differentiated content for different screens using multiscreen HTML5. Generate stunning responsive HTML5 output with a single click, even for legacy projects, or publish content in EPUB 3, KF8, and MOBI formats.

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  4. Adobe RoboHelp 11 software empowers you to deliver differentiated content for different screens using multiscreen HTML5. Generate stunning responsive HTML5 output with a single click, even for legacy projects, or publish content in EPUB 3, KF8, and MOBI formats.

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    Josh R.
    JR
    In my opinion, the best features of Robohelp are 1.) the way that you can create separate chapters -- which is very nice, and 2.) I also love how easy it is to export different versions of the user...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Help & Manual, Adobe RoboHelp is:

    More expensive
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    #3
    #3
  5. Dr. Explain

    (27)4.5 out of 5

    Dr.Explain is a help authoring software to create help files, documentation and on-line manuals in CHM, PDF, RTF & HTML formats

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  6. Dr.Explain is a help authoring software to create help files, documentation and on-line manuals in CHM, PDF, RTF & HTML formats

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    Francesco P.
    FP
    A very simple user interface, multi format export (html, pdf, chm, rtf), advanced screen capture tool, fast workflow and a very simple (but complete) user interface.

    Reviewers say compared to Help & Manual, Dr. Explain is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    #4
    #4
  7. ClickHelp

    (24)4.6 out of 5

    ClickHelp - Web-Based Online Documentation Tool. Create user manuals, software documentation, guides in a web browser. Publish content online in a few clicks!

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  8. ClickHelp - Web-Based Online Documentation Tool. Create user manuals, software documentation, guides in a web browser. Publish content online in a few clicks!

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    Sree R.
    SR
    We recently started using ClickHelp for our Help Documents. We evaluated many tools before we choose ClickHelp for our Documentation. It offers any features like PDF export, Search, Branding,...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Help & Manual, ClickHelp is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
    #5
    #5
  9. HelpSmith

    (14)4.7 out of 5

    HelpSmith is a help authoring tool that you can use to create HTML Help (CHM), Web Help, Printed Manuals, Adobe PDF, and MS Word documents from a single source.

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  10. HelpSmith is a help authoring tool that you can use to create HTML Help (CHM), Web Help, Printed Manuals, Adobe PDF, and MS Word documents from a single source.

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    DO
    Organization is easy to achieve and maintaining consistent formatted information is super easy. Gone are the days of manual help system creation using the original Microsoft tool. Other tools do...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Help & Manual, HelpSmith is:

    More expensive
    Slower to reach roi
    More usable
    #6
    #6
  11. HelpNDoc

    (12)4.2 out of 5

    HelpNDoc helps you write and manage your documentation from an easy to use yet powerful help authoring environment

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  12. HelpNDoc helps you write and manage your documentation from an easy to use yet powerful help authoring environment

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    Mollie M.
    MM
    The compatibility of the iPhone help documents

    Reviewers say compared to Help & Manual, HelpNDoc is:

    More usable
    #7
    #7
  13. Document360

    (91)4.7 out of 5

    Document360 helps your team create, collaborate, and publish a self-service knowledge base for your software with ease

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  14. Document360 helps your team create, collaborate, and publish a self-service knowledge base for your software with ease

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    Abhishek V.
    AV
    All tools are available which help me too much, to offer the best customer services this application provide best tools to use.

    Reviewers say compared to Help & Manual, Document360 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More usable
    #8
    #8
  15. HelpStudio

    (3)3.0 out of 5

    HelpStudio seamlessly combines a feature packed WYSIWYG authoring environment, Html based layout templates and customizable Content Widgets to make it simple to create and localize consistent, professional looking help systems with the minimum of effort. Help Authoring just got a whole lot easier.

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  16. HelpStudio seamlessly combines a feature packed WYSIWYG authoring environment, Html based layout templates and customizable Content Widgets to make it simple to create and localize consistent, professional looking help systems with the minimum of effort. Help Authoring just got a whole lot easier.

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    Ronny R.
    RR
    The software is good at building API documentation. I was using it to document C# projects. Once you grab all the .dll files and the accompanying XML documentation output, it will build the help...Read more
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    #9
  17. Archbee

    (86)4.6 out of 5

    Create beautiful diagrams that power your software development team

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  18. Create beautiful diagrams that power your software development team

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    MW
    The software does exactly what it says...and most importantly it is easy to use and not bloated with nonsendicle stuff!

    Reviewers say compared to Help & Manual, Archbee is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More usable
    More expensive
    #10
    #10
  19. Author-It

    (25)4.0 out of 5
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    Author-it has created an Enterprise Authoring Platform (EAP) that can help you achieve what most successful companies do in the 21st century: leverage information to meet business needs. If your company authors, localizes, publishes, and manages content, Author-it EAP can increase productivity and reduce costs across your teams.

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  20. Author-it has created an Enterprise Authoring Platform (EAP) that can help you achieve what most successful companies do in the 21st century: leverage information to meet business needs. If your company authors, localizes, publishes, and manages content, Author-it EAP can increase productivity and reduce costs across your teams.

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    IM
    The easy of use of Author-it for people that have little understanding of writing and publication. For example we have a mechanic from our assembly line writing assembly instructions. I take him...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Help & Manual, Author-It is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #11
    #11
  21. ProProfs Knowledge Base Software

    (16)4.5 out of 5

    ProProfs Knowledge Base is knowledge management software used to create highly-searchable online FAQ’s to improve customer service and reduce tickets. ProProfs helps centralize access to all your files, documents and how-to articles ensuring they can be accessed across multiple devices and platforms.

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  22. ProProfs Knowledge Base is knowledge management software used to create highly-searchable online FAQ’s to improve customer service and reduce tickets. ProProfs helps centralize access to all your files, documents and how-to articles ensuring they can be accessed across multiple devices and platforms.

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    Rishabh B.
    RB
    ProProfs Knowledge Base software has got everything for every need. That’s the best part. For instance, we wanted the tool to help us with the workflow process and team collaboration. Its features...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Help & Manual, ProProfs Knowledge Base Software is:

    More usable
    More expensive
    #12
    #12
  23. WebWorks ePublisher

    (2)3.8 out of 5

    ePublisher allows you to take advantage of new technologies and empowers you with features and formats that keep the integrity of your message while meeting the preferences of your audience.

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  24. ePublisher allows you to take advantage of new technologies and empowers you with features and formats that keep the integrity of your message while meeting the preferences of your audience.

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    Dave T.
    DT
    * Wide variety of customizable output formats including CHM, JavaHelp, old-school framed HTML help, modern responsive web help, Oracle help, pure XML, etc. * Enables tech writing teams to take...Read more
    #13
    #13
  25. MadCap Central

    (1)4.5 out of 5

    MadCap Central is the only cloud-based solution that allows your team to easily track and manage tasks, manage workflows, schedule and automate processes, and extend your authoring capabilities with integrated subject matter expert (SME) contribution and review.

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  26. MadCap Central is the only cloud-based solution that allows your team to easily track and manage tasks, manage workflows, schedule and automate processes, and extend your authoring capabilities with integrated subject matter expert (SME) contribution and review.

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    AC
    We've been Flare users for years, but now have a need to share out content to the rest of the organization, and this is just the ticket.
    #14
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  27. Helpinator

    Helpinator is a help authoring tool that allows you to create help files and documentation for your software in the following formats: CHM (HTMLHelp), PDF, WebHelp, QtHelp, JavaHelp, OracleHelp, EPUB, MOBI.

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  28. Helpinator is a help authoring tool that allows you to create help files and documentation for your software in the following formats: CHM (HTMLHelp), PDF, WebHelp, QtHelp, JavaHelp, OracleHelp, EPUB, MOBI.

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    #15
  29. HelpScribble

    (1)1.5 out of 5

    HelpScribble is a full-featured, easy-to-use help authoring tool for creating help files from start to finish. You can create WinHelp (.hlp) files, HTML Help (.chm) files, a printed manual and online documentation (on a web site) all from the same HelpScribble project.

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  30. HelpScribble is a full-featured, easy-to-use help authoring tool for creating help files from start to finish. You can create WinHelp (.hlp) files, HTML Help (.chm) files, a printed manual and online documentation (on a web site) all from the same HelpScribble project.

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    AS
    What I liked best about HelpScribble is that it really offers many capabilities. It allows for the creation of many different types of help files ranging from Web-based documents to full-fledged...Read more
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    #16
  31. Help Generator

    The Help Generator provides help authoring tools to create chm help files, browser based help and printed user documentation. The modern, Office style, help editing environment has many features to make you highly productive and guarantee quality output.

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  32. The Help Generator provides help authoring tools to create chm help files, browser based help and printed user documentation. The modern, Office style, help editing environment has many features to make you highly productive and guarantee quality output.

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    #17
    #17
  33. snazzyDocs

    (2)5.0 out of 5

    snazzyDocs makes publishing your documentation quick and painless, with technical-free writing and effortless hosting.

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  34. snazzyDocs makes publishing your documentation quick and painless, with technical-free writing and effortless hosting.

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    TH
    Really easy to use and looks great. I searched high and low for a similar product. snazzyDocs was just what I needed and got me up and running in a very short time. Its all hosted so its set and...Read more
    #18
    #18
  35. WinCHM

    (1)2.0 out of 5

    WinCHM is a very easy-to-use and powerful help authoring tool. Not needing to learn hard, you can be master of creating professional and good looking HTML help(CHM), Web help, PDF manual and Word documents.

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  36. WinCHM is a very easy-to-use and powerful help authoring tool. Not needing to learn hard, you can be master of creating professional and good looking HTML help(CHM), Web help, PDF manual and Word documents.

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    UC
    The interface is reminiscent of a windows server but the fact that you can break down the different hierarchy segments and also publish them right from the software, it was free and did what was...Read more
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    #19
  37. Do-O-Matic

    Doc-O-Matic is a software source code documentation and Help authoring tool. It takes source code and comments, adds conceptual topics and external input and produces documentation from it.

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  38. Doc-O-Matic is a software source code documentation and Help authoring tool. It takes source code and comments, adds conceptual topics and external input and produces documentation from it.

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    #20
    #20
  39. wpDocs

    wpDocs helps you to create, manage and publish your knowledge base content online and mobile.

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  40. wpDocs helps you to create, manage and publish your knowledge base content online and mobile.

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