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Current Stable Release:
Natural Docs 2.0.2
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ZIP File for All Platforms

This is the most recent stable release of Natural Docs.  This is the version most people should use.

Natural Docs is a command line application, so be sure to read the Getting Started guide to learn how to use it.

Requirements
  • Windows

    • Requires .NET 3.5 or later
      If you're using Windows 7 or later, you already have it

  • Linux and macOS

Release Highlights
  • Improved compatibility with macOS and Linux
  • Language improvements for C#, C++, Pascal/Delphi, Python, and SystemVerilog
  • Fixed crashes on very large projects
  • Other bug fixes
  • Full Release Notes
Development Release:
Natural Docs 2.1 (Beta 2)
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Development releases are for people who want to test new features early.  However, they may not be complete yet and the program may not be as stable as the current release.

Requirements
  • Windows

    • Requires .NET 3.5 or later
      If you're using Windows 7 or later, you already have it

  • Linux and macOS

Release Highlights
Also from Beta 1
Also from Development Release 2
  • Improved Python support
  • Added Lua support
  • Faster parsing and link resolving
  • Full Release Notes
Also from Development Release 1
  • Prototype improvements for SQL, Java, and SystemVerilog
  • Builds on Linux, macOS, and Visual Studio 2015
  • Full Release Notes
Legacy Version:
Natural Docs 1.52
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Prior to version 2.0, Natural Docs was written in Perl.  This version is no longer actively developed but it is still available for those that want it.

Since the guides on the web site are written for the new version, use the Help folder in the zip file for instructions on how to use it.

Requirements
  • Requires Perl 5.08 or higher

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