Users like Tango as it is easy to learn tool that saves the team a great amount of time on repetitive documentation tasks. But Folge, which is a popular alternative to Tango give you more features keeping things as simple.Folge is the ideal solution for anyone who wants to create beautiful interactive documentation, step-by-step guides and tutorials. With its custom design capabilities and pricing Folge enables individuals and businesses of all to quickly create stunning documentation and engage 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.Tango starts at $16/month/user.
For lesser features and restricted access, you'll likely pay hundreds of dollars to Tango annually, which is very expensive.
When using Folge, you can personalize every part of your guide. It all begins with capturing, where you can choose to capture only the window you are working with, a particular area, or the entire screen - and you can switch between these modes quickly. Once your process is recorded, you start customizing and editing images.
The Image Editor offers an extensive range of tools to modify your screenshots as required: WYSIWYG 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.
Utilize one of the multiple tools to add context to your screenshots. You can adjust each tool as desired: colors, widths and special attributes: Rectangle, Ellipse, Lines, Various Arrows, brush, text (any font/color), step numbers, blur/highlight/magnify/orc/crop.
Finally export your guide in one of many formats: PDFs/Docs/PPTs/two HTMLs/JSONs/MDs and more coming. Add logos; utilize custom CSS; brand colors; localize; add borders to images and more.
|Free Version||✅ Yes||✅ Yes, pretty generous|
|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||❌ Limited|
|Image edit||✅ Yes||✅ Yes|
|WYSIWYG editor||✅ Yes||❌ No|
|Blur, magnify, step numbers, highlight tools||✅ Yes||❌ Only highlight|
|Final guide customization||✅ Full||❌ Only in paid|
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
Tango is a cloud-based browser extension to create how-to guides width screenshots while you work. Tango is similar to Scribe but with even less features. Both Scribe and Tango store your data on their servers.
Yes. Tango offers a very generous free version with multiple users, but only limited to working with websites. The thin desktop client is available in Paid version.
Folge is a cost-effective, cross-platform alternative to Tango. A powerful desktop tool for creating, managing, and sharing processes and knowledge what Folge is. Folge doesn't share private information with the cloud, works offline, and stores your data on your computer.
Yes. There are free and paid versions of Folge. The free version lets you export to PDF and use it for five guides. If you require more features, you can purchase the app together with all upcoming improvements and bug patches for a reasonable one-time fee. You own your data and your guides