v20.1 [2 Jul 2018]
Version 20.1 of the Oxygen XML Editor includes productivity improvements for DITA, XSLT, and new editing features, and validation support for JSON documents. DITA publishing was updated to make the WebHelp output compliant with the Section 508 accessibility standard, making it accessible for people with disabilities, and publishing DITA maps to PDF using CSS styles can be applied on HTML5 as intermediate format, thus reusing the HTML5 WebHelp publishing CSS styles. As usual, this version also contains numerous new add-ons, API, and component updates.
v18.1 [25 Oct 2016]
XML Refactoring: Avoid unhandled NullPointerException error when applying XML refactoring operations on opened XML documents with no explicit encoding specified in the XML declaration. Regression introduced in build 2017013018.
DITA/WebHelp Classic: Fixed a regression introduced in build 2017013018 that caused the DITA WebHelp Classic transformations to ignore the picked skin.
Markdown: HTML preview panel was left blank if a URL with a query was encountered.
v16.0 [21 May 2014]
- Saxon-CE specific extensions are supported and you can apply now XPath queries on multiple files.
- You can modify DITA and DocBook tables easily using the new table properties action.
- You can customize the style of the WebHelp output to look exactly as you want using the new WebHelp skin builder.
v15.1 [10 Oct 2013]
- Working with Modular XML Files in the Master Files context
- XML Visual Editing
- Character Map Improvements
- Author API and Extensibility
- DITA Support
- DocBook Support
- CMS Integration and Connectivity
- Project View Enhancements
- MarkLogic Support
- Eclipse Plugin
- Syncro SVN Client
- Component Updates
v14.2 [14 Feb 2013]
On the XML development side, completes the set of XML Schema 1.1 related features with full schema editing support and capabilities to generate XML instances and schema documentation in accordance with this new W3C standard.
On the XML Authoring side, streamlines XML reviewing by adding support for highlights and a Review manager panel. Highlights help you focus on the content you need to review and the Review manager panel presents all the changes, comments and highlights from a document so you can quickly inspect and manage them.
Improvements were made for quickly finding resources in the project by searching in their content or file paths. offers these advanced search capabilities by adding a dedicated view that supports complex text search expressions, such as: multiple words, boolean operators, group searches, etc. as well as XML-aware filters.
Documents from a Microsoft SharePoint server can now be accessed using the Data Source Explorer view, where you can edit, check-in, or check-out resources directly.
As usual, XML updates many components to their latest versions, and extends the API available to third party applications.
v13.2 [12 Jan 2012]
Version 13.2 introduces a new Syntax Highlight mechanism capable of handling mixed content types, improves the JSON editing support and bidirectional documents rendering, extends the XML-native database support with find/replace capabilities and updates many third-party components. Also, there are many improvements in the authoring support, including an updated DITA Maps Metrics Report, experimental support for CGM images and updated API. There are changes in: Core Functionality, Author, Databases, Updated Components, JSON, Extended API, Updated Syncro SVN Client.