Users like Scribe for simplicity and ability to create training materials quickly and easily. But Folge, which is a popular alternative to Scribehow is not worse.Folge is the go-to solution for anyone looking to create beautiful, interactive documentation, step-by-step guides and tutorials. With its custom design capabilities and competitive pricing, Folge makes it possible for individuals and businesses of any size to quickly create stunning documentation and share them with their audience.
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.Scribe starts at $23/month/user.
For lesser features and restricted access, you'll likely pay hundreds of dollars to Scribe 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||✅ Yes|
|One time price||✅ Yes||❌ No|
|Multiplatform||✅ Yes, Mac and Windows||❌ Only Chrome in free, desktop is extremely limited|
|Offline access||✅ Work with guides without internet||❌ Only online access|
|Unlimited Guides in Paid Version||✅ Yes||✅ Yes|
|Capture active window, full screen or region||✅ Yes||❌ Only window|
|Capture web and desktop||✅ Yes||❌ Only Chrome in free|
|OCR in editor||✅ Yes||❌ No|
|Online export||❌ No, but coming soon||✅ Yes|
|PDF, HTML export||✅ Yes||✅ Yes|
|Word, Powerpoint, JSON, Markdown exports||✅ Yes||❌ No|
|Image edit||✅ Yes||❌ No, only in Paid version|
|WYSIWYG editor||✅ Yes||❌ No|
|Blur, magnify, step numbers, highlight tools||✅ Yes||❌ Partially|
|Final guide customization||✅ Full||❌ Limited to theme color and logo|
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
Scribe is a cloud-based tool and Chrome extension to create nice-looking tutorials in minutes. But Scribe is basically limited to only this one feature. Your data is stored on Scribe' servers
Yes. Scribe offers a free version, only limited to working with websites. The thin desktop client is available in Paid version.
Folge is an affordable and multiplatform Scribe alternative. Folge is a powerful desktop tool to create, manage and share your processes and knowledge. Folge works offline, stores your data on your computer, and doesn't share any sensitive data with the cloud.
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