Installing Doctave

After signing up and creating a project, you will have to install our open-source documentation site generator. This is used to manage and preview your documentation locally before uploading it to

You can find the latest release here, along with precompiled binaries for Mac, Windows, and Linux.

Let's look at the installation options for each platform:


On Mac, we recommend using Homebrew for installation:

brew install doctave/doctave/doctave

We also have precompiled binaries that can be found on the release page.


On Windows we provide a precompile binary for you to use.


On Linux we provide a precompile static binary for you to use. Just include it in your $PATH.