Saxonica: Downloads


Saxon is packaged in three editions: Saxon-EE (Enterprise Edition), Saxon-PE (Professional Edition), and the open-source Saxon-HE (Home Edition). See Our Products for details. These products are available for three platforms: Java, .NET, and C/C++/PHP.

Also available is Saxon-JS, the XSLT 3.0 run-time in JavaScript.

Java platform downloads

.NET platform downloads

C/C++/PHP platforms downloads

JavaScript platform downloads

Latest releases

The latest release for Java and .NET is Saxon, released on 5 September 2019. Saxon 9.9 is currently considered the most stable and reliable release. For more information see Latest Releases.

The latest maintenance release of 9.8 for Java and .NET is Saxon, released on 6 November 2018.

The latest release for the C/C++/PHP platforms is Saxon/C 1.1.2 (built from Saxon 9.8), released on 21 February 2019. (Except that for Windows only, the latest release is Saxon/C 1.1.3, released on 11 April 2019 to fix a Windows specific bug 4192.)

The latest release for JavaScript is Saxon-JS 1.2.0, released on 5 October 2018.

Additional resources

The saxon-resources download file (common to all platforms) contains documentation and sample applications.

Saxon resources
9.9 resources
(22.1 Mb)
9.8 resources
(22.4 Mb)

New versions of these resources downloads are released as required, release dates do not necessarily coincide with product maintenance releases.

  • The latest 9.9 resources download was released on 5 September 2019.
  • The latest 9.8 resources download was released on 25 July 2018.

Further information

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