Name : Dash

Size : 21 MB

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Dash: Comprehensive API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager

Dash is an essential tool for developers, combining an API documentation browser with a code snippet manager. It provides instant access to a wide array of documentation sets and facilitates efficient code management.

Key Features

Documentation Browser:

  • Offline Documentation: Access a comprehensive library of documentation, including iOS, OS X, Swift, .NET Framework, Android, AngularJS, Apache, C, C++, Django, Java, jQuery, PHP, Python, Ruby, and many more.
  • Custom Docsets: Download additional docsets from sources like,,,, and
  • Table of Contents: Conveniently view methods and properties in a structured table of contents.
  • In-Page Search: Highlighted and easy-to-use search within documentation pages.
  • Bookmarks and Profiles: Save frequently used documentation pages and create search profiles for easy switching between docsets.
  • Keyword Filters: Search specific docsets using keywords (e.g., “ruby:method” to search only Ruby documentation).


  • IDE and Editor Plugins: Integrates with Xcode, Alfred, Quicksilver, LaunchBar, Coda, Espresso, Sublime Text, Atom, Brackets, Vim, Emacs, Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA, and more.
  • URL Scheme: Use “dash://” URLs or the “Look up in Dash” service to integrate with other applications.
  • Public Annotations: Annotate documentation pages and view annotations from other users.
  • iOS Integration: Use Dash for iOS to turn your iOS device into a remote screen for documentation.

Snippet Manager:

  • Snippet Collection: Save and manage code snippets with support for over 80 programming syntaxes.
  • Sync: Sync snippets via Dropbox for access across devices.
  • Variable Placeholders: Edit variable placeholders before pasting snippets.
  • Special Placeholders: Use placeholders like @clipboard, @cursor, @date, and @time for dynamic snippet insertion.
  • Abbreviations: Expand abbreviations into snippets wherever you type them.

Additional Features:

  • Retina-Ready: Optimized for high-resolution displays.
  • Multi-Touch Gestures: Supports multi-touch gestures for easier navigation.
  • Quick Access: Available as a menu item or dock application, always accessible via a keyboard shortcut.
  • Fuzzy Search: Handles misspellings to ensure accurate search results.
  • Speed: Designed for fast and efficient searching.

Latest Updates

Version 7.2.3:

  • Minor updates and fixes (detailed release notes were unavailable).


  • macOS: Compatible with macOS 10.14 or later (64-bit).


  • For more information and to download Dash, visit the Dash Homepage.

Dash is an indispensable tool for developers, streamlining access to API documentation and code snippets, enhancing productivity, and integrating seamlessly with a wide range of development environments and tools.