Folge has a very transparent pricing strategy with three versions. Use the free version for as long as you want, or upgrade for a one-time price to a personal license.
Are you a business and need more flexibility and features? The business license lets you reuse licenses for your employees.Flowshare starts at $21/month/user.
For lesser features and restricted access, you'll likely pay hundreds of dollars to Flowshare annually, which is very expensive.
You can customize every aspect of your guide when working with Folge. It all starts with capturing, where you can choose to capture only window you are working with, or specific region or full screen, and you can switch between these modes on fly. When your process is captured, you start with customizing an editing images.
The Image Editor provides a wide range of tools to modify your screenshots as you need them: WYISIWYG editor, nest steps, create multi image steps, Add new steps on the fly from new captures, existing images, clipboard content, or have no-image steps.
Use one of multiple tools to add context to your screenshots. Each tool can be adjust as you want: colors, width, special properties: Rectangle, Ellipse, Lines, Various Arrows, brush, text ( any font, color, etc ), step numbers, blur, highlight, magnify, orc, crop.
And finally export your guide into one of many formats: PDF, Doc, PPT, two HTML, JSON, MD, and more coming. Add logos, use custom CSS, colors of your brand, localize, add borders to images and much more.
|Free Version||✅ Yes||❌ No|
|One time price||✅ Yes||❌ No|
|Multiplatform||✅ Yes, Mac and Windows||❌ No, only Windows|
|Unlimited Guides in Paid Version||✅ Yes||✅ Yes|
|Capture active window, full screen or region||✅ Yes||❌ Only window|
|Capture web and desktop||✅ Yes||✅ Yes|
|OCR in editor||✅ Yes||❌ No|
|PDF, HTML export||✅ Yes||✅ Yes|
|Word, Powerpoint, JSON, Markdown exports||✅ Yes||❌ Only in Professional edition|
|Exports localisation||✅ Yes||❌ No|
|WYSIWYG editor||✅ Yes||❌ No|
|Blur, magnify, step numbers, highlight tools||✅ Yes||❌ Partially|
|Additional information blocks||✅ Yes||❌ No|
Folge is a desktop application. Download and use it for free forever or upgrade for lifetime features and support.
The Gold Standard Of Guide Creation
FlowShare is a Windows app that automatically documents any click of your software process for an effortless creation of beautiful step-by-step guides.
No. Flowshare doesn't offer a free version, only trial access for 14 days.
Folge is an affordable and multiplatform FlowShare alternative. Folge is a powerful desktop tool to create, manage and share your processes and knowledge.
Yes. Folge has both free and paid versions. You can use the free version for 5 guides and export to PDF. If you want more feature you can pay an affordable one time price and get app, and all future features and bug fixes. You own your data and your guides