XMLSpy Edition Comparison

This table shows the features included in the Enterprise and Professional Editions of XMLSpy® 2017. Please use this as a guide to determine the edition that is most suitable for your needs.

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XMLSpy is also available in the specially priced Altova® MissionKit® 2017. Altova MissionKit is a software development suite of industrial-strength XML, SQL, and UML tools featuring XMLSpy and other award-winning products for information architects and application developers.

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32-bit version
64-bit version
XML Editing & Validation  
Validation & well-formedness checking
Integration with installed RaptorXML Servers for hyper-fast validation
Text view with syntax coloring & code completion
Grid view with code completion
Authentic eForms view
Browser view
Project management with source control system support
Find & replace across a project and/or multiple files
XML differencing
Assigning & verifying XML digital signatures
Embedding external files (e.g., images) in XML
Multi-language spell checker
XML viewer
XML Schema / DTD Tools  
Support for XML Schema 1.0 and 1.1
Graphical XML Schema Editor
Sample instance generation from Schema/DTD
DTD <=> XML Schema conversion
Database schema <=> XML Schema conversion
Schema/DTD generation from use cases
Ability to validate naming and coding conventions
Refactoring support for XML Schemas
User-defined sample values for XML instance generation
Schema-based code generation
Fixed & customizable XML Schema documentation
XSLT Tools  
Support for XSLT 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0
XSLT editor
XSLT Info window
XSL Outline window
XSLT debugger
XSLT back-mapping
XSL Speed Optimizer
XSLT profiler
Support for Java, C#, JavaScript, VBScript in XSLT
XPath Tools  
Support for XPath 1.0, 2.0, and 3.1
XPath Analyzer
Intelligent XPath auto-completion
XPath Debugger
Automatic XPath generation for XML nodes
XPath execution across a project and/or multiple files
XQuery Tools  
Support for XQuery 1.0 and 3.1
XQuery Editor
XQuery Update Facility Editor with results preview
XQuery Debugger
XQuery back-mapping
XQuery Profiler
HTML & CSS Tools  
HTML5, HTML4, & XHTML editor
CSS3 & CSS2.1 editor
Chart Tools  
Chart creation from XML data
Chart visualization of profiler data
Generation of charts with XSLT and XQuery
JSON Tools  
Support for JSON and JSON5
JSON Schema Editor & Generator
JSON Validator
JSON Editor
JSON <=> XML conversion
XML Schema <=> JSON Schema conversion
JSON Schema extensions for Microsoft Azure Resource Manager
Supported Databases  
Firebird 2.5
IBM DB2 for iSeries® v6.1, 7.1
IBM DB2® ; 8, 9, 9.5, 9.7, 10.1, 10.5
Informix® 11.7
Microsoft Access™ 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013
Microsoft® Azure SQL
Microsoft® SQL Server® 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016
MySQL® 5, 5.1, 5.5, 5.6
PostgreSQL 8, 9.0.10, 9.1.6, 9.2.1, 9.4
Oracle® 9i, 10g, 11g, 12c
Progress OpenEdge 11.6
SQLite 3.x
Sybase® ASE 15
ZIP Archive Tools  
Accessing, modifying, and editing files in ZIP archives
Editing, validating, and previewing EPUB 2.x files
Office 2007+ / OOXML Tools  
Viewing & editing OOXML in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Transforming OOXML with XSLT
Processing OOXML with XQuery
XBRL Tools  
Validation & editing of XBRL instance files
Integration with installed RaptorXML+XBRL Servers for hyper-fast validation
EDGAR filing validation
Graphical XBRL Taxonomy Editor & Wizard
XBRL Table Linkbase editor with real-time preview
Point-and-click XBRL Formula editor
Fixed & customizable XBRL documentation
EDGAR filing validation
Apache Avro Tools  
Validation & editing of Avro schemas
Avro View for viewing & searching Avro instances
Web Services Tools  
Graphical WSDL 1.1/2.0 editor
Fixed & customizable WSDL documentation
SOAP 1.1/1.2 client
Web Services Security support
SOAP debugger
Program Code Generation  
Royalty-free code generation in Java, C#, C++
Automation Support  
Scripting environment & forms editor
OLE support
ActiveX Control
Command-line interface
Global Resources  
Configure / switch to multiple deployment environments
Deep integration with MissionKit tools
Multi-purpose IDE Integration  
Visual Studio® integration
Eclipse integration