A help authoring tool to create help files, documentation and on-line manuals in CHM, PDF, RTF & HTML formats automatically A help authoring tool to create help files, documentation and on-line manuals in CHM, PDF, RTF & HTML formats automatically




  • Create online help manuals automatically!

    Unique to Dr.Explain is its know-how approach to creating online help manuals with search function & navigational menus much quicker than with other help tools..

    The program parses a live application and automatically produces help pages with annotated screenshots.

    The process is accurate and fully automated, so you can quickly document application screens & windows for your application help manual.

  • You don't have to learn technical writing!

    Make CHM help files to ship with your Windows application with ease.

    Make help files and online manuals literally in minutes. Simple and well thought out interface will save your time and eliminate stress.

    Setup help page layout and topic structure in a couple of clicks and deliver context sensitive help files for your software applications.

  • A single cost-effective tool for all projects!

    Use one source and the only help tool to make documentation in many formats. Don't spend money on multiple tools and utilities.

    Create print-ready software user guides in RTF PDF formats as well as software help files and online manuals from the same project.

Dr.Explain - help file maker & documentation writing tool - is available in 9 languages:

Uniquely - Dr.Explain captures screens from live application and documents them automatically!

Make help files and online manuals for Windows software, Web sites, Java and Flash applications

The Dr.Explain will analyze the structure of your software interface and will generate help topic drafts for it automatically. If you are a Web developer, then the HTML parsing capabilities will help you quickly document all significant parts of your Web site as well. It doesn't matter what technology or tools you used to design your software GUI. The Dr.Explain can make help documentation for any solution.

Automatically create annotations for your screenshots based on window or Web form structure

The Dr.Explain tool is exceptionally useful for authoring help files with many screenshots and technical illustrations. The built-in capturing tool analyzes internal structure of captured windows or web forms and automatically creates numbered annotations for all significant GUI elements: buttons, fields, options, menus, toolbars, and so on. You must just add some descriptive text to complete the topic. With other help authoring tools those operations would take hours while with the Dr.Explain you can accomplish it in minutes.

Create help manuals in different formats from a single source

With the Dr.Explain you can easily generate a complete array of end user help in various formats from a single source file. The Dr.Explain can make CHM help files, HTML online manuals and printable manuals in RTF and PDF formats. Electronically distribute your help file with application; put it on your product website; or deliver it as a printed manual within the box.

Easily invoke your help files from any programming language

Many software vendors have already appreciated the simplicity of the Dr.Explain help file maker. The produced help files and online manuals can be easily built in any solution and invoked from any programming language. The common use cases include but are not limited to the following technologies: C, C++ (MFC & WTL), Visual Basic, C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, WinForms, WPF, Delphi & Object Pascal, Clarion, FoxPro, PHP, Perl, HTML, JavaScript, and many more.

Get the professional help authoring tool at affordable price

The Dr.Explain is a professional level help file authoring tool with many features at affordable price of $190(US) per license. The tool will pay for itself on the first project because it's a great time and money saver. The Dr.Explain is a good choice for any software vendor, from micro ISV and freelancers, to big software development companies and studios.

Many famous companies use Dr.Explain - software help file maker - in their documentation writing process.