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A full-featured desktop app for

DevDocs Desktop


version downloads downloads latest combines multiple API documentations in a fast, organized, and searchable interface. This is an unofficial desktop app for it.



Background behavior

When closing the window, the app will continue running in the background, in the dock on macOS and the tray on Linux/Windows. Right-click the dock/tray icon and choose Quit to completely quit the app. On macOS, click the dock icon to show the window. On Linux, right-click the tray icon and choose Toggle to toggle the window. On Windows, click the tray icon to toggle the window.

Build-in shortcuts

devdocs the website itself has great built-in shortcuts support, just check the help page in the app.


Planned features

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  • Menubar mode: switch beween desktop mode and menubar mode
  • Tabs support: allow to open documentation in a new tab

Global shortcut

Use Ctrl+Shift+D (or Command+Shift+D on macOS) to toggle the app.


Using Homebrew

brew install --cask devdocs

Manual download

You can manually download the latest release here.


It's really easy to develop this app, no build tools like Webpack needed here, checkout ./app to get more:

npm install

npm run app
# edit files, save, refresh and it's done.


npm run dist




Something missing? Edit this app.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab