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HelpViewer is an online help viewer for GNUstep applications. It uses XML files, and its goal is to be fast and easy to use.

Current Version: 0.4

  • Released: May 25, 2021
  • Licensed: GPL2


HelpViewer for GNUstep which allows application to show an enhanced help compared to the standard RTF based viewer.

After a long hiatus, HelpViewer was adopted by the GNUstep Application Project (GAP) and saved from bitrot, updating the code to current GNUstep and improving portability.


  • XML format
  • Bundle format to contain several resources like images and further help files
  • customized rendition of comments, notes and other useful information
  • table of contents, chapters and tree structure navigation


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