Dr.Explain Releases

Released: Jul 1, 2023

Updates in v6.6.x


Updated Oct 2, 2023


  • You can now automatically format URLs and email addresses as hyperlinks when inserted.
  • You can now automatically resize images that are too large when adding them.
  • The Find dialog now doesn't need to be closed to edit content.
  • Synchronization in collaboration mode is now faster for large projects.
  • Text editor toolbar has been optimized.
  • Added a shortcut to quickly switch from Preview to editing content.
  • Improved UI colors.
  • The web help template has been...

Released: Nov 14, 2022

Updates in v6.5.x


Updated Jan 26, 2023


  • Specify logical export conditions for topic output to the final document. So, for instance, you can create multiple documents, with different table of contents, out of a single project.


Updated Nov 14, 2022


  • Added Text blocks - A Text block is a part of the content which has a specific design and logic for exporting.
    • The two main scenarios of text block usage are:
      • Setting a special design for specific parts of content: warnings...

Released: May 12, 2022

Updates in v6.4.x


Updated May 12, 2022


  • Added support for Local Collaboration Servers which are server applications for organizing multi-user project work.
  • Improved speed of network operations when in Collaboration mode.
  • Improved responsiveness of online help.
  • Updated jQuery version in online help.
  • A dozen of performance improvements and fixes have been made.

Released: Nov 5, 2021

Updates in v6.3.x


Updated Nov 5, 2021


  • Added a collection of user manual templates that help you get started quickly.
  • Redesigned the toolbar in the content editor which simplifies and speeds up access to the most commonly used operations.
  • Added background color support for highlighting important content.
  • Added "Paste as plain text" with the Ctrl+Shift+V hotkey to quickly grab content from external sources.
  • Added semantic tags in HTML documents which improves your online manual's SEO and content...

Released: Jul 5, 2021

Updates in v6.2.x


Updated Jul 5, 2021


  • Brazilian Portuguese user interface localization has been added.
  • Added Lightbox effect for images in online manuals and CHM files.
  • Added new clean and light user interface.
  • Added new modern style to default project which makes your content look more attractive and easier to read.
  • Optimized text editor to improve content editing.
  • The HTML preview component now supports all modern web standards and features.
  • The PDF preview no longer requires Adobe Acrobat...

Released: Oct 20, 2020

Updates in v6.1.x


Updated Oct 20, 2020


  • Added new algorithms for automatically annotating web pages with better recognition of significant controls and the ability to filter out most secondary elements.
  • Added the ability to automatically annotate web pages captured from Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Google Chrome browsers.
  • Improved Window capturing process.
  • Added new way to create context sensitive help for web pages and web applications.
  • Added the ability to set Alt attributes for...

Released: Feb 19, 2020

Updates in v6.0.x


Updated Apr 17, 2020


  • Added the ability to insert several annotated screenshots in a single topic.
  • Added the ability to capture screen regions.
  • New simplified screenshot capturing tool.
  • Magnifier in the screenshot capturing tool.
  • New material design templates for online help.
  • More effective content editor.
  • Revamped Hi-DPI user interface with scalable vector graphics.


Updated Feb 19, 2020


  • Ability to insert several annotated screenshots in a single topic...

Released: Jan 25, 2019

Updates in 5.7


  • Quickly switch between Web and Print mode.
  • Revamped dialogs in the text editor and project settings.
  • Faster synchronization process in Collaboration mode.
  • Faster page load of produced CHM files.
  • Validation of anchor relations.
  • Better export of lists in RTF.
  • More accurate import of MS Word files.
  • More efficient validation tool.

Released: May 8, 2018

Updates in 5.6


  • Project autosaving - Your work won't be lost even in case of the system failure.
  • Better anchors support - Insert HTML anchor tags easily.
  • New revamped dialogs in the text editor - New clear and attractive user interface for text editor operations.


  • Performance improvements and fixes.

Released: Sep 14, 2017

Updates in 5.5


  • 64 Bit architecture - Dr.Explain now runs on 64 bit Windows OS exclusively so as to support bigger projects as well as to be more performant.
  • Now supports high resolution (Hi-DPI) screens, such as 4K monitors, taking full advantage of fine pixeling for the clearest user interface and better user experience.
  • New revamped user interface will help you to work more efficiently and with greater comfort.
  • The Import function got more flexible and robust.
  • The Export functions were optimized...