Altova XMLSpy 2022 Enterprise Edition

Version 2018 Release 2

Features that are new in XMLSpy Version 2018r2 are listed below.


In the HTTP output window, you can import an HTTP request from a WSDL 1.1 or WSDL 2.0 file. This is in addition to being able to import a request from a WADL file.

XPath/XQuery 3.1 support for JSON has been implemented in JSON transformations and JSON querying: (i) the XPath/XQuery output window has been enhanced to run queries on JSON documents, (ii) JSON documents can be transformed with XSLT 3.0 and XQuery 3.0 documents; (iii) the XSLT and XQuery Debugger has been enhanced to debug JSON files.

XPath intelligent editing support has been added for XSLT 3.0 value templates in Text View.

Text View editing has been enhanced (i) with more syntax-related text formatting options (visible whitespace, etc), and (ii) wider applicability (to additional languages).

Editing support for the following file types has been added: CSS, Python, C-style languages. Conformance of file types to languages can be set in the File Types section of the Options dialog.

The Options dialog (Tools | Options) has been restructured and redesigned for a better overview of the application's options and for more user-friendliness.

Network proxy settings can be customized via any one of multiple available options.

XMLSpy has been XBRL-certified by XBRL International. For more information about XBRL certification, see XBRL Software Certification. For information about working with XBRL in XMLSpy, see the XBRL section of this documentation.


Version 2018

Features that are new in XMLSpy Version 2018 are listed below.


A new HTTP output window, in which you can create an HTTP request, send it to the target URL, and receive and check the response.

The File Comparison feature has been enhanced so that three files may be compared simultaneously in a single view.

Significant speed improvements in the XSLT engine.

The Options dialog has been reorganized so that different groups of options are organized into a tree structure. This provides a better overview of the different groups.

Support for XBRL Versioning 1.0.

Support for XML Signatures 1.1.

Support for Sybase 16, PostgreSQL 9.6, MySQL 5.7

Integration with Eclipse 4.7

Support for FOP 2.2


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