A list of paid, free or open source C++ (C plus plus) auto documentation libraries, plugins and tools for source code documentation generation and more. Sourced under a creative commons. This list will be updated regularly. Email over the URL, if you wish to be included.

C++ source code documentation libraries

  • Doxide – Modern documentation for modern C++, configure with YAML, output Markdown. [Apache 2.0] website
  • doxygen ⚡ – The de facto standard tool for generating documentation from annotated C++ sources. [GPL2] website
  • doxyrest – A compiler from Doxygen XML to reStructuredText for Sphinx. [MIT]
  • hdoc – The modern documentation tool for C++. [AGPL/Commercial] website
  • Natural Docs – Natural Docs is an open source documentation generator for multiple programming languages. [AGPL/Commercial] website
  • Sphinx – Sphinx makes it easy to create intelligent and beautiful documentation. [BSD-2-Clause] website

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