Dash is an API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager. Dash helps you store snippets of code, as well as instantly search and browse documentation for almost any API you might use (for a full list, see the screenshots). Dash is not free, you will have to purchase Dash using an In-App purchase. Dash is free to download so that you can test Dash out as much as you want, in order to determine if it's the right tool for you.

Documentation Browser Features:
  • Offline Documentation: iOS, OS X, Man Pages, ActionScript, Akka, Android, Arduino, Backbone.js, C, C++, CakePHP, Cappuccino, Clojure, Cocos2D, Cocos2D-X, Cocos3D, CodeIgniter, CoffeeScript, Common Lisp, Corona, CSS, Django, Drupal, Emacs Lisp, Erlang, GLib, Groovy, Haskell, HTML, Java, JavaFX, JavaScript, Joomla, jQuery, jQuery UI, Kobold2D, Lua, MongoDB, Mono, MySQL, Node.js, OpenGL, Perl, PHP, Play, PostgreSQL, Python, Qt, Redis, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, RubyMotion, Scala, Sparrow, SQLite, Symfony, Tcl/Tk, Twisted, TYPO3, Underscore.js, Unity 3D, Vim, VMware vSphere, WordPress, XSLT, XUL, Yii, YUI, Zend.
  • Supports docsets generated using popular tools like Appledoc and Doxygen.
  • Methods are conveniently shown in a special Table of Contents.
  • Highlighted in-page search.
  • Easily search specific docsets by defining keyword filters (e.g. start your query with "python:" to search only the Python documentation).
  • Easily integrate with any other application using the "dash://" URL scheme or the "Look up in Dash" system service.
  • Fuzzy search. Don't let misspells get in your way.
  • Built for speed. Searching is almost instant.

    Snippet Manager Features:
  • Collect snippets of code that you reuse often.
  • Sync by saving your library in Dropbox.
  • Over 80 syntaxes for code highlighting.
  • Variable Placeholders can be edited before pasting.
  • Abbreviations are expanded wherever you type them.

    Special Snippet Placeholders:
  • @clipboard expands into the contents of the clipboard.
  • @cursor repositions the cursor after expansion.
  • @date expands into the current date.
  • @time expands into the current time.

    Other Features:
  • Multi-Touch Gestures.
  • Menu item application, always one keyboard shortcut away.
  • Users that want to use Dash only as a Snippet Manager or Documentation Browser, can do so.

    In-App Purchases
    ✘ Dash will nag and annoy you every now and then, in order to purchase.

    Known bugs:
  • None. Please report bugs and compatibility issues at

  • What's New
  • Fixed a bug which caused snippet expansion to sometimes fail.
  • Fixed a bug which caused the scrollbars of the snippet editor to not appear at the correct position.
  • Fixed a bug which sometimes caused a documentation page redirect loop.

  • Dash (com.kapeli.dash) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is Dash 82. The most popular version of this application used by our users is Dash 79.

    Operating System: Mac

    Minimum OS version: 10.7