Try something new in content development by checking out Oxygen Extensible Markup Language (XML) Editor and its assorted applications. Oxygen XML Editor provides a complete editing solution for XML developers and content authors, as discussed in this post.

You might use Oxygen for its many features that make XML easier to author, edit, review, and publish.

Benefits of using Oxygen XML Editor
XML Feature Benefits for Writers
  • Structured XML editing
  • XML publishing frameworks
  • Intelligent XML editor
  • XML validation
  • XML databases support
  • All XML standards support
  • XSLT and XQuery debugging
  • Single-source publishing
  • Extensibility
  • Connectivity
  • Collaboration
  • Web services support

Oxygen XML Editor includes support for the following markup languages, plus an Application Programming Interface (API) that you can use to customize Oxygen for your use case.

  • Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA)
  • DocBook
  • eXtensible HyperText Markup Language (XHTML)
  • Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) frameworks

Pricing varies depending on academic, personal, professional, or enterprise use, and whether support and maintenance is required for a one or two year period. The price will vary as time passes, but at this time, the pricing was reasonable for personal use. There is a 30-day trial to test the product before purchasing.

On the website, there are many resources to learn how to use Oxygen, such as the following:

As you can see from the list of features and available help resources, you have a lot of options both to use and to learn Oxygen XML Editor. Consider adding this program to your tool list. If you want to see a comparison of other authoring programs, review a previous blog post by Christina Mayr published in 2018 called The 5 Types of Authoring Tools Technical Writers Use.

To summarize, we reviewed the features of Oxygen XML Editor and provided reference links for more information. Further Oxygen information can be found on their website at

Camille Edge

Camille Edge

Camille Edge has a variety of skills as a Technical/Grant/Content Writer, Trainer/Facilitator, Web Developer, and Instructional Designer. She has a varied background and many skills. She enjoys learning new things. A children’s book that she wrote will be published before the end of the year (2020). She is currently looking for new work opportunities or freelance work. She wants to give thanks to STC Carolina and Guiseppe Getto for this mentoring opportunity (via STC Carolina Mentorship Program).