Saxonica: .NET downloads

.NET platform downloads

The latest release for .NET is SaxonCS 12.4, released on 29 November 2023. Saxon 12 is currently considered the most stable and reliable release. For more information see Latest releases.

The latest maintenance release of 11 is SaxonCS 11.6, released on 24 August 2023.

SaxonCS 11 and 12 are currently available only in the Enterprise Edition. To use SaxonCS 11 or 12, you need a license key. If you don't have a current license you can request a 30-day evaluation license.

For previous releases (Saxon 10 and earlier) with Saxon-HE and Saxon-PE editions available for .NET, see Earlier releases.

SaxonCS 12 is available to download as an executable, and as a NuGet package, built with .NET 6.

SaxonCS 11 is available to download as an executable, and as a NuGet package. Note that SaxonCS 11.5 is built with .NET 6; whereas for SaxonCS 11.4 executables built with both .NET 5 and .NET 6 were published, and SaxonCS 11.3 and earlier were built with .NET 5 only.

Use the buttons below to download SaxonCS 12 or 11 executables built for different operating systems.

SaxonCS Linux Intel x86_64 Linux AArch64 MacOS Windows
SaxonCS 12.4
Linux x86_64
SaxonCS 12.4
Linux AArch64
SaxonCS 12.4
SaxonCS 12.4
Windows x86_64
SaxonCS Linux MacOS Windows
SaxonCS 11.6
SaxonCS 11.6
SaxonCS 11.6

Terms and conditions

By downloading the software for the commercial products (Saxon-PE, Saxon-EE, or SaxonCS) 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).

Further information

The saxon-resources download file, containing documentation and sample applications, can be downloaded from the main download page.

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