Nowadays, there are many ways of spreading documentation around, creating user guides and sharing content. At Dokit, we asked ourselves: are there any actual good ones? After carefully studying technology trends and the various documentation platforms available out there, we have drawn up a list of what we think are great pieces of software for creating and sharing guides, tutorials or step-by-step instructions. This list of the best documentation softwares will get you creating great user guides, procedures and work instructions in no time.
Dokit is the easiest documentation tool for creating and distributing manuals, operating procedures and step by step instructions.
Thanks to its all-in-one platform, it’s never been easier to manage and distribute your digital documentation. Dokit offers its users intuitive editing features and predefined templates, which in turn allows them to create guides and instructions in a few clicks. The platform then facilitates the widespread publication of these guides. Dokit’s competitive advantage is that you will not only accelerate the dissemination of know-how but you’ll also be able to create an active and engaged community thanks to all the built-in wiki collaborative features. You can now empower your customers and employees to perform technical tasks at any time.
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SwipeGuide, the Dutch platform for creating visual instructions, was created in 2016 with the sole aim of eliminating traditional paper user guides. After creating intelligent and effective user guides, its users can then monitor in real time the changes they need to apply and where improvements should be made. SwipeGuide is a well-designed documentation tool who, until now, has succeeded in satisfying many customers belonging to the industrial world.
Dozuki, just like its competitor above (i.e. SwipeGuide), is an industrial-oriented platform. The employees of these industrial firms are rapidly connected to the information they need to easily and safely perform a task. The Dozuki interface gets companies working on the same page by allowing them to create a digital library of interactive visual guides. Procedures and work instructions are shared across teams and locations in just a few clicks in order to ensure employees are trained on up-to-date information.
Speachme is an interesting documentation tool since it only allows you to create and share video tutorials. They believe interactive videos are not just a technology trend, they’re also a great way to foster collaboration and productivity in the workplace. What they call a ‘speach’ is more than just a video which everyone can share with colleagues; it also has the format of an interactive tutorial. It integrates 10 different media including quizzes, voice-over, slides… After implementing this new way of working, you can then keep track of it all – from the number of views to the time spent – in order to edit your videos again and again to better them.
Stepshot is a software which enables its users – mainly companies – to create training manuals for software-based applications and workflow presentations among others. This documentation tool combines various functions to get employees up-to-date on every single step of their daily work activities. It allows you to create photo-based instructions to internally process documentation.
Technical documents are based on clear and well-written instructions to help employees and end-users perform simple and complex tasks. By using Dokit or one of the alternatives listed above, according to your exact needs, you can create great user manuals and instructions for your employees and clients. Try it today and let us know what you think. If you need any help, please don’t hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org