Related Products

This section lists some Saxon add-ons and extensions produced by third parties. Saxonica Limited takes no responsibility for the quality of these products. More information about third party products is available on the Saxon wiki pages.

Open Source tools

Kernow is a graphical front-end for Saxon. This is an open-source product developed by Andrew Welch. It provides an effective alternative to the Saxon command line interface for users who prefer a GUI for running ad-hoc transformations.

On MAC OS/X, Todd Ditchendorf has produced XSLPalette, which is designed to integrate with your own choice of text editor to provide XSLT development and debugging support.

Commercial Editors and Debuggers

A number of commercial XML IDEs provide support for XML, XSLT, and/or XQuery editing and debugging, with the ability to configure Saxon as the chosen XSLT/XQuery processor. These include:

XQuery Documentation

xqDoc is a Javadoc-like documentation tool for XQuery. It works with Saxon, and is available either as a free-standing tool from or as part of Stylus Studio.