Help Tools


Most likely, ABC Amber CHM Converter is a batch decompiler for Compiled Windows HTML Help files (*.chm) you've been searching for a long time. Taking CHM files or CHM ebooks, it will convert them to any document format you wish - PDF, RTF, HTML, DOC, HLP, TXT, DBF, XML, CSV, XLS, MDB, MCW, etc. It creates contents with bookmarks (in PDF, RTF, DOC and HTML), extracts pictures, keeps hyperlinks and the structure of CHM file. In other words, you can produce a new hypertext system in most popular formats. Key features of conversion to PDF using ABC Amber CHM Converter program include 40/128 bits PDF encryption, advanced PDF security options, page size and page orientation support, resolution mode, compression mode, and more. Also you can use this program as a chm2web and chm2hlp tool. As all ABC Amber products, it's really easy as ABC and powerful as Amber. Currently our software supports more than 50 languages. No doubt this powerful tool helps you save your time and reduce your efforts.

  • : Shareware / $19.95
  • : Yernar Shambayev
  • : 31.01.2010

ABC Amber HxS Converter is an advanced utility which converts your HxS files to any format you wish(PDF, HTML, CHM, RTF, HLP, DOC, TXT, and many more) easily and quickly. (Word 6.0/95/97-2003), WRI (Windows Write 3.0/3.1), and many other formatssupports a batch conversion (registered version only)generates contents with bookmarks and hyperlinks in the output filesupports multiple charsets and encoding tableseasy to use and easy to set upextracts pictureskeeps the structure of HxS filesupports advanced PDF export optionssupports multiple CHM and HLP export optionscommand line support, multiple language support, skin support and more.

  • : Shareware / $19.95
  • : Yernar Shambayev
  • : 13.10.2008

Abee Chm Maker is program for making chm-files. CHM-files can store many html-pages in one file. It is more convenient to store one file instead a lot of independent html-pages. CHM-files can include contents and index for more convenient and more quick search and navigation. Pages in CHM-file are stored in compressed state. CHM-files can be opened in any modern operation system like Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows ME or Windows XP. The support of CHM-viewing is built into this operation systems. This program has unique features which you will not find in the other chm-making programs. First of all it is a advanced engine for key phrases detection. Program can detect key phrases in bold, italic, underlined text, in headers and tables headers, in -tag. You can customize this engine at your own discretion. The second helpful feature is ability to add pages from various directories and result CHM-file can be saved anywhere you want. Most of other programs create CHM in the same folder as source files and compiled CHM work incorrectly if the source files will be moved to another place or deleted.

  • : Shareware / $39.00
  • : AbeeTech
  • : 29.10.2008

HelpMaker is an application to create help files without an expensive word-processor, without having the manage multiple files. Writing help files is called help authoring. You can make whole help files using HelpMaker. HelpMaker makes WinHelp, RTF and HTML-Help files.

  • : Free
  • : DS7 Pte Ltd
  • : 18.08.2010

AHelp is a simple WYSIWYG HTMLHelp 1.x authoring tool, with which you can create all necessary files needed for context-sensitive Microsoft HTMLHelp file compilation. Unregistered AHelp program can work with only 15 topics per help project, but the registered one allows to work with up to 9999 topics.

  • : Shareware / $20.00
  • : Ainars Skangals
  • : 05.12.2011

AutoHelp is used to create help files for Delphi components. It scans your source files, creates a database of all objects found, and generates topics for each object. Topics are then edited using a simple visual interface. Many new features.

  • : Shareware / $65.00
  • : DinoByte Software
  • : 25.10.2008

Cheetah is an editor to create rtf Help Topic Files to be used with Microsoft's Help Workshop. Features: syntax highlighting, topics and keywords Trees, click-insert text and image hotspots, includes as a sample all files used to create the Cheetah help file. Find/Replace, Print, AutoComplete, import component source; Instant Delphi Component help; smart replace; import pascal source as rtf; import existing RTF topic files; visual contents designer, single topic editor, autocreate project, follow link, quick preview; help Context Mapping and LinksTree.

  • : Free
  • : JanSoft
  • : 04.06.2010

CompHelpGen is a basic component help file generator. It creates a standard Rich Text format (RTF) file and a Microsoft HelpWorkshop project file. It uses the Microsoft HelpWorkshop that ships with Delphi to compile the helpfile. A sample component and it's files are included.

  • : Free
  • : Stephan Marais
  • : 24.05.2007

Component Help Installer Release 2 (CHI2) installs Delphi-compatible help files into Delphi's OpenHelp system so that the help files are integrated with Delphi. Context sensitive help for components, classes and routines installed by CHI2 is accessible from the Delphi code editor, form editor and property inspector. CHI2 works with every version of Delphi from version 3.CHI2 comes in three flavours:A stand-alone Windows application (CHI.exe). This application is independent of the Delphi IDE and can be used when Delphi is not running. It detects which versions of Delphi are installed on the system and permits an available version to be chosen from the main interface. The CHI add-in experts can be configured from the interface.A Delphi add-in DLL based expert accessed from Delphi's Components menu (CHIExp.dll). The install program gives an opportunity to install this expert into all available versions of Delphi. The installation can be changed at a later date from the main application GUI or by running CHI.exe -e (without quotes) from the Start menu's run dialog.A command line application (CHInst.exe). The command line application is provided mainly for use from batch files and to be called from install programs. It provides all the functionality of the GUI based application and expert.As of version 2.2 CHI will merge any .als a-keyword files found in the same directory as the help file into Delphi's master .als file. This feature works only with Delphi 6 and 7, since .als files are not supported in earlier versions of Delphi. Release 2.2.1 fixes a bug in v2.2 - update strongly recommended.A sample component and its associated help OpenHelp-compatible help file are included in this release to provide some method of experimenting with CHI. The CHI help file provides an example of using the command line application.

  • : Free
  • : Peter Johnson
  • : 27.12.2010

ComponentHelp Workshop provides an easy-to-use system for creating and managing help projects and related files. .NET developers can use it to build, update and maintain documentation for .NET components/assemblies and WinForms applications with minimal effort. To produce .NET documentation, one just needs to select the assemblies and ComponentHelp Workshop will generate complete HTML Help reference. All elements of typical help system are generated automatically without manual help file compilation, without annoying class hierarchy modeling, syntax declarations, etc.The information about .NET assemblies is collected using reflection. Also if you use C# or Delphi compiler, you can use compiler-generated XML Documentation files containing comments to provide more information for the topic. It means that you can separate the documentation team from developers to avoid unnecessary source code sharing.Customized HelpProvider component is included for integrating help system in Windows Forms applications. Design-time editor alllows you to select help topic for Windows Forms control very easy. You can generate HTML help files with different styles (say, like in MSDN or Borland docs). Also you can define your own help system styles using HTML Templates. Preview feature is available at design-time.ComponentHelp Workshop can be used as a standalone tool for producing final HTML or HTML Help documentation or, alternatively, it can be used to produce Microsoft« HTML Help Workshop projects which can be edited and integrated into other help systems developing using other help authoring tools.

  • : Shareware / $99.00
  • : COMPONENTAGE Software
  • : 28.06.2007

DelphiCodeToDoc - Documentation Generator for Delphi What-is-it ?DelphiCodeToDoc is a free documentation system for Delphi.It uses information about source code symbols and formatted comments in files to produce accurate documentation from your application and component. This documentation support TEXT file based and HTML style, but will be extend to CHM, PDF, and furthermore other format. DelphiCodeToDoc makes sure the structure of your documentation always stays synchronized with your code. It support JavaDoc style comments, in-line comments, and is open for other tags based styles. You can configure DelphiCodeTodoc to extract the code structure from undocumented source files. This is very useful to quickly find your way in large source distributions.

  • : Free
  • : trident_job
  • : 17.11.2008

DIPasDoc generates developer documentations from comments in Pascal source code files. It outputs browsable help as standard HTML files and MS HTML Help projects. It is the only automatic help generator which follows compiler directives and processes {$I} files.DIPasDoc itself is a console application which uses the TDIPasDoc class as its documentation engine. Based on TComponent, TDIPasDoc includes a Pascal scanner, tokenizer, and parser which read the Pascal units, extract identifier information and documentation comments. It then formats, links and writes the help project. Finally, TDIPasDoc can invoke help compilers if necessary.The documentaion generated by DIPasDoc includes overviews of Units, Classes (with Hierarchy), Types, Variables, and Functions & Procedures. Each identifier can have its own description as well as a short abstract. Links to identifiers are resolved automatically. Users can choose from many documentaion languages.The package contains precompiled Win32 executables and program documentation. Examples are included to run DIPasDoc on its own sources.

  • : Free
  • : The Delphi Inspiration
  • : 08.05.2010

Dr.Explain is a tool that will make help files for your software almost automatically.While other help authoring tools are mostly featured screenshot takers and text editors, Dr.Explain automatically handles window's structure and adds explanatory callouts to all window controls. Dr.Explain is the fastest way to make professional looking HTML, CHM or RTF help files.

  • : Shareware / $79.00
  • : Cognitive Force Group
  • : 02.10.2011

Dr.Explain captures a screen from a live application and automatically adds references to all controls. You may complete the references by adding titles and more explanation as needed. No more manual image processing needed. Dr.Explain will create a neat manual for your application with screenshots, references, menus, and an index page.With this help authoring tool you may easily create an on-line help system for your software projects which fits in your web-site layout completely without programming. You may easily plug it in your web-site design in minutes.Dr.Explain software is the fastest way to make professional looking CHM, RTF or HTML help files.

  • : Shareware / $79.00
  • : Cognitive Force
  • : 18.04.2007

ECTI is a software to create presentations, demonstrations, simulations, help, support, learning... Taking screenshots, capturing mouse movements, images, Flash animations, Shockwave 3D contents to create movies that can be played from a CDRom/DVDRom and from the Internet on Windows-based systems.

  • : Shareware / $99.00
  • : FPU
  • : 25.02.2010

Help authoring tools for Windows. Convenient interface, many features, parsing Delphi units. Topics are storage in the DBF file. Work with Microsoft Help Compiler or other. BDE must be installed.

  • : Free
  • : Etv Software
  • : 28.06.2007

GenHelp is the basic version which imports Delphi/Object Pascal and C++/C files along with comments. It can produce WinHelp and simple HTML output.

  • : Shareware / $60.00
  • : FraserSoft
  • : 22.10.2007

GenHelpPro is a help authoring tools for Borland and Microsoft IDEs.GenHelp scans your source code and produces a 'Bare bones' help framework that can be installed into Microsoft and Borland IDEs. If you have comments in your code it can use these comments to improve the help file. You can alternatively edit the GenHelp file to add your own documentation which will be kept when you next import your source files.GenHelpPro includes a lot of productivity enhancements such as linked topics and linked examples for use when topics or examples have the same description.GenHelpPro also includes a table of contents editor. GenHelpPro has a WYSIWYG editor so that it is easy to see the final output format. Templates are provided for Borland and Microsoft IDEs, but adding other unsupported output formats is possible using the built-in template editor. Full help is provided on the template structure. Using GenHelpPro, you can provide output files for several different formats using the same topic file. Generating Help files, Manuals and Web Site files is just a case of clicking 3 buttons. Command script files may also be used to automate this process from a makefile. The scripting language allows, import of source files and generation of output files in a fully documented process.GenHelpPro is used by many of the top component companies.This version now includes support for Delphi 2005, Visual Studio .NET and BDS 2006.GenHelpPro 5.5 now supports PasDoc formatted comments and can output web pages similar to PasDoc.

  • : Shareware / $189.00
  • : FraserSoft
  • : 16.08.2011

WinHelp file authoring tool for Word for Windows. Use Windows Help files for your manuals. Automatically generates a top level Table of Contents with Hypertext jumps to topics already in place. Add additional Hypertext jumps and popups by highlighting the places you want to jump from and pointing to the places you want to jump to. Add sound effects and launch other programs from help files.

  • : Shareware / $39.00
  • : Guy Software
  • : 02.02.2010

Help & Manual is a stand-alone help authoring tool that radically simplifies the production of Windows help files, printed manuals and documentation in general.Version 4 represents a major increase in the capabilities of the program. It combines all the dynamic formatting capabilities of a modern word processor with the single-source / multiple-output help authoring power of Help & Manual.Now Help & Manual creates compiled HTML Help 1.x and Microsoft Help 2.0 (Visual Studio Help), Winhelp, Web-based help, Adobe PDF, e-Books, Microsoft Word manuals as well as printed manuals.

  • : Shareware / $299.00
  • : EC Software
  • : 15.10.2009