Altova XMLSpy Professional XML Editor Releases

Released: Dec 3, 2019

Updates in 2020 SP1


  • Long integer types are converted to invalid "xs:unsignedLong" using negative xs:minInclusive values when creating schema from db structure.
  • XMLSpy v2019r3 & v2020 generate instances with "unable to generate oneof" from valid customer JSON schemas.
  • Unable to save files on WebDAV server running under an SAP integration framework.
  • Erroneous XPST0081 error in XPath/XQuery window.
  • XPath/XQuery tab goes missing.
  • Local function wrapping a Java method call returns unexpected result.
  • XMLSpy...

Released: Oct 9, 2019

Updates in 2020


  • Revolutionary new JSON Grid Editor.
  • Chart creation from JSON data.
  • JSON Lines and JSON Comments support.
  • XULE support for XBRL.

Released: Apr 2, 2019

Updates in 2019 Release 3


  • Split Text View - XMLSpy 2019r3 introduces a split text view, a new option to split the editing window into two parts horizontally or vertically to view and edit different parts of your document at once. This is especially helpful for larger documents on which it’s helpful to see multiple portions of the document at the same time. Split-screen editing in XMLSpy lets developers take advantage of today’s larger monitors in order to see more of the current document at once as well as view...

Released: Oct 17, 2018

Updates in 2019


  • Support for high-PPI monitors - XMLSpy 2019 has had an extensive UI revamp to fully support high-PPI (pixel per inch) monitors, such as UHD, 4K, and so-called “Retina” displays. Developers working on high-PPI monitors will find the new UI to be sharper on screens of all sizes. Now, all specialized views - in particular, graphical views such as the XML Schema, XBRL, and WSDL editors - will be vivid and easy to read.
  • Support for additional database versions - XMLSpy now supports the...

Released: Apr 17, 2018

Updates in 2018 Release 2


  • Processing JSON with XSLT, XPath, and XQuery - Adding to the rich JSON editing and conversion features already in XMLSpy is support for querying and transforming JSON documents directly using XPath, XSLT, and XQuery.
  • HTTP Testing Window adds support for WSDL imports - The HTTP testing window in XMLSpy makes it easy to create and send HTTP or web services messages to a server, and then receive and check the response. Now, in addition to importing messages from WADL files for web services...

Released: Jan 30, 2018

Updates in 2018 SP1


  • SOAP debugger example fails when IE 11 installs XMLSpy.
  • XQuery 'map' constructor causes error XMLSpy.
  • XSLT 3.0 stylesheet using load-xquery-module fails with error "XSL transformation crashed".
  • Breakpoints on processing instructions triggered by parent element.

Released: Oct 3, 2017

Updates in 2018


  • New HTTP testing window.
  • Significant improvements in XSLT engine.
  • Improved spec conformance in XSLT/XQuery engine.
  • Support for xsl:output methods ‘adaptive’ and ‘json’.
  • Redesigned Tools/Options dialog.
  • Support for XML Signatures 1.1.
  • Integration with Eclipse 4.7.
  • Support for Sybase 16, PostgreSQL 9.6, MySQL 5.7.
  • Support for FOP 2.2.

Released: Apr 6, 2017

Updates in 2017 Release 3


  • Support for JSON5.
  • Support for JSON Schema extensions for Microsoft Azure Resource Manager.
  • Find bar supports multi-line searches.
  • Display of validation errors and SmartFix suggestions in left margin in Text View.
  • XPath expression syntax coloring in XSLT stylesheets.
  • Ability to cancel lengthy XSLT/XQuery transformations.
  • Integration with Visual Studio 2017.
  • Windows Server 2016 support.

Released: Oct 4, 2016

Updates in 2017


  • All-new Find functionality in Text View.
  • Text highlighting of related matches.
  • New command to jump to parent element in Text View.
  • New XSLT/XQuery features.
  • XSLT and XQuery performance improvements.
  • Support for ADO.NET database drivers.
  • Native support for PostgreSQL.
  • Support for Progress OpenEdge databases.
  • Support for SQL Server 2016.
  • Editing headers/footers in dynamic HTML and CALS tables.
  • Support for integration with Eclipse 4.6.

Released: Feb 16, 2016

Updates in this release

Updates in 2016 Release 2

  • XPath and XQuery Debugger.
  • New Layout Options for XPath/XQuery Window.
  • XML Schema <=> JSON Schema conversion.
  • JSON instance generation from JSON Schema.
  • Generation of JSON Schema documentation.
  • Enhancements to Text View: better folding, synchronized tag editing, and more.
  • Support for additional XSLT 3.0 instructions.
  • Integration with Eclipse 4.5.