Saxonica: Downloads

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To download Saxon-JS see the Saxon-JS page.

For information on downloading Saxon-HE and Saxon-CE, see the Open-source download page.

To download Saxon/C, the version of Saxon for the C/C++/PHP platforms, see the Saxon/C page.


Saxon is packaged in three editions: Enterprise Edition (EE), Professional Edition (PE), and Home Edition (HE). See Our Products for details.

Saxon-HE is open source software and can be downloaded from SourceForge.

To use Saxon-PE or Saxon-EE you need a license key. If you don't have a current license you can request a 30-day evaluation license.

The latest release is Saxon, released on 16 August 2017. For more information see Latest Releases.

The latest maintenance release of 9.7 is Saxon, released on 28 July 2017. Saxon 9.7 is currently considered the most stable and reliable release.

Commercial products

Separate download files are available for Saxon on the Java and the .NET platforms.

Java Saxon-PE Saxon-EE

.NET Saxon-PE Saxon-EE

Additional resources

An additional download file (common to both platforms) contains documentation and sample applications.

Java & .NET
9.7 resources
(21.8 Mb)
9.8 resources
(22.4 Mb)

Terms and Conditions

By downloading the software, you agree to the terms and conditions published at (for use with a free evaluation license) or (in the case of paid-up licenses).

Further information

For release notes, information on installing the software, and details about earlier releases, see the further information for downloads page.