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Documize Community is an open source, modern, self-hosted, enterprise-grade knowledge management solution.

  • Built for technical and non-technical users
  • Designed to unify both customer-facing and internal documentation
  • Organization through labels, spaces and categories

It's built with Golang + EmberJS and compiled down to a single executable binary that is available for Linux, Windows and Mac.

All you need to provide is your database -- PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server or any MySQL variant.

Documize Community

Latest Release

Community edition: v5.7.0

Community+ edition: v5.7.0

The Community+ edition is the "enterprise" offering with advanced capabilities and customer support:

  • content approval workflows
  • content organization by label, space and category
  • content version management
  • content lifecycle management
  • content feedback capture
  • content PDF export
  • analytics and reporting
  • activity streams
  • audit logs
  • actions assignments
  • product support

The Community+ edition is free for the first five users -- thereafter pricing starts at just $900 annually for 100 users.

OS Support

  • Linux
  • Windows
  • macOS
  • Raspberry Pi (ARM build)

Support for AMD and ARM 64 bit architectures.

Database Support

For all database types, Full-Text Search support (FTS) is mandatory.

  • PostgreSQL (v9.6+)
  • Microsoft SQL Server (2016+ with FTS)
  • MySQL (v5.7.10+ and v8.0.12+)
  • Percona (v5.7.16-10+)
  • MariaDB (10.3.0+)

Browser Support

  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari
  • Microsoft Edge (v42+)
  • Brave
  • Vivaldi
  • Opera

Technology Stack

  • Go (v1.20.0)
  • Ember JS (v3.12.0)

Authentication Options

Besides email/password login, you can also authenticate via:

  • LDAP
  • Active Directory
  • Red Hat Keycloak
  • Central Authentication Service (CAS)

When using LDAP/Active Directory, you can enable dual-authentication with email/password.


Languages supported out-of-the-box:

  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Chinese (中文)
  • Portuguese (Brazil) (Português - Brasil)
  • Japanese (日本語)

PR's welcome for additional languages.

Product/Technical Support

For both Community and Community+ editions, please contact our help desk for product help, suggestions and other enquiries.

We aim to respond within two working days.

The Legal Bit

This software (Documize Community Edition) is licensed under GNU AGPL v3

Documize uses other open source components and we acknowledge them in NOTICES