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Help+Manual 7.5.2 Build 4720

Release notes (August 8, 2019)

System requirements

Supported OS:
Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP/SP3.

Hardware requirements:
2 GB RAM, up to 350 MB disk space, screen resolution of 1024x768 or higher.

Installer includes English and German UI

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HelpXplain 1.0.3 Build 1090

Release notes (July 29, 2019)

System requirements

Supported OS:
Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 (Windows XP and older not supported).

Installer includes English and German UI


Additional Downloads

Alternative MSI Setup for Help+Manual

For sysadmins who want to distribute Help+Manual to multiple PCs, this is a silent MSI setup package for Help+Manual, as an alternative to the executable installer above.


Spell checker dictionaries

The setup of Help+Manual includes English and German dictionaries, but many more are available! Because Help+Manual uses the open source dictionary files from OpenOffice, you can download the desired language from the OpenOffice extensions download page.

How to download and install dictionaries:

  • Go to the OpenOffice extensions download page
  • Select Dictionaries from the extensions list
  • Download the required language file to your computer. You will receive a file with an ".OXT" file extension
  • Copy the OXT file into the "\Dictionaries" folder of your Help+Manual installation


Microsoft Help Compiler

Installer for Microsoft HTML Help Workshop ("htmlhelp.exe"). Most software development tools ship the Microsoft help compiler, so you may already have installed it.

Note: After installing you will see a message that you "already have a newer version of HTML Help". Please ignore it! This message refers to the run-time components for displaying HTML Help on Windows, and on current computers the existing runtimes are always newer than those in the HTML Help Workshop package.


Developer tutorials

How to integrate online help into your application.
These free tutorials cover all aspects for help file integration for the most common development tools.


Help+Manual User manual (37 mb)

This is an additional user manual in PDF format for Help+Manual.


Help+Manual - Section 508 VPAT

Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) - this document describes how the accessibility features of Help+Manual help federal agencies address the requirements of Section 508 Standards.


Help+Manual Print Manual Designer (Stand-alone Version) (11 mb)

Stand-alone version of the Help+Manual Print Manual Designer (also included in the H+M download). This setup file is intended for translators to translate print manual and PDF template files for Help+Manual. Download and unzip the archive file


Help+Manual 6 (72 mb)

Previous version!
This is the last version Help+Manual 6.5.6 (build 3027) for users who have not upgraded yet.


Help+Manual 5 (42 mb)

Old version!
This is the last version Help+Manual 5.6 (build 1360) for users who have not upgraded yet.