Saxonica: C/C++, PHP and Python downloads

C/C++, PHP and Python downloads

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The latest release for the C/C++, PHP and Python programming languages is SaxonC (built from SaxonJ 12), released on .

The latest maintenance release of 11 is SaxonC (built from SaxonJ 11), released on . Saxon 11 is currently considered the most stable and reliable release.

For earlier releases, see SaxonC archive.

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

Download files are available for Saxon on C/C++, PHP and Python built for different operating systems. Use the buttons below to download the SaxonC installers for Linux, MacOS, or Windows.

The SaxonC 12 Python extension is available as a wheel package on PyPI. This means that it can be installed with pip (e.g. pip install saxoncee for Saxon-EE), and users no longer need to manually build and install the extension library. SaxonC wheels are available in the three Saxon editions EE, PE, and HE; for Python 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, and 3.11; and for Linux, Mac OS, and Windows. See the Saxonica SaxonC PyPI project.

Saxon 12

SaxonC-EE SaxonC-PE SaxonC-HE

Linux Intel x86_64

versions
12.3
64-bit
(21Mb)
12.3
64-bit
(19Mb)
12.3
64-bit
(18Mb)

Linux AArch64

versions
12.3
64-bit
(21Mb)
12.3
64-bit
(19Mb)
12.3
64-bit
(18Mb)
SaxonC-EE SaxonC-PE SaxonC-HE

MacOS Intel x86_64

versions
12.3
64-bit
(21Mb)
12.3
64-bit
(18Mb)
12.3
64-bit
(17Mb)

MacOS AArch64

versions
12.3
64-bit
(21Mb)
12.3
64-bit
(19Mb)
12.3
64-bit
(18Mb)
SaxonC-EE SaxonC-PE SaxonC-HE

Windows

64-bit versions
12.3
64-bit
(43Mb)
12.3
64-bit
(38Mb)
12.3
64-bit
(35Mb)

Saxon 11

SaxonC-EE SaxonC-PE SaxonC-HE

Linux binary

64-bit versions
11.6
64-bit
(52Mb)
11.6
64-bit
(49Mb)
11.6
64-bit
(38Mb)
SaxonC-EE SaxonC-PE SaxonC-HE

MacOS

64-bit versions
11.6
64-bit
(56Mb)
11.6
64-bit
(51Mb)
11.6
64-bit
(39Mb)
SaxonC-EE SaxonC-PE SaxonC-HE

Windows

64-bit versions
11.6
64-bit
(32Mb)
11.6
64-bit
(30Mb)
11.6
64-bit
(19Mb)

Terms and conditions

By downloading the software for the commercial products (Saxon-PE or Saxon-EE) you agree to the terms and conditions published at License T&Cs. There are different agreements for use with a free evaluation license, and the different kinds of commercial license (individual, site, and redistribution).

The open-source Saxon-HE product is offered under the Mozilla Public License version 2.0.

Further information

For release notes, and more information on installing and using Saxon on C/C++, PHP and Python, see the SaxonC page.