XSL / XSLT Tools

Extensible Stylesheet Language transformation (XSLT) is a language for transforming XML documents into other XML documents. XSLT is designed for use as part of XSL, which is a stylesheet language for XML. Stylus Studio® includes many powerful and intuitive XSLT tools for accelerating XSLT-related development tasks, such as a visual XSLT Mapper, Editor, Debugger and Profiler, and includes support for both XSLT 1.0 and XSLT 2.0. Click a heading below to learn more about Stylus Studio® X16 XML XSLT Tools.

XSLT Editor

Stylus Studio® X16 XML includes a robust XSLT editor, supporting Sense:X for XSLT (intelligent XSLT editing), single-click XSLT transformation, modular per-template views, refactoring capabilities, and much more! Featuring new XSLT 2.0 Editing support!

XSLT Mapper

Stylus Studio® X16 XML supports true XSLT mapping, including synchronized visual and text editing of XSLT stylesheets.

HTML-to-XML Importer

Visually develop XSLT stylesheets to convert or migrate existing HTML pages to XML!

XML Publishing

Visually design advanced XSLT stylesheets using an intuitive drag-and-drop interface.

Open XSLT Architecture

Map, debug, edit, and profile XSLT in Stylus Studio® X16 XML with any XSLT processor (MSXML, Microsoft .NET, Saxon, and more)!

XSLT Debugger

Step through XSLT 1.0 or XSLT 2.0 stylesheets line-by-line, set breakpoints, and inspect variables. Other Stylus Studio® X16 XML debugging features for XSLT include watches, template stack, and true support for debugging XSLT extension functions!

XSLT Profiler

Analyze the performance of your XSLT stylesheets, eliminate bottlenecks, and discover ways to make your XSLT more efficient.

Schema Aware XSLT 2.0 Processing

Learn how to use Schema Aware XSLT processing support to leverage data types defined in any XML schema, validate XSLT input documents, and validate XSLT output documents, and thus simplify stylesheet development.

XSL:FO Editor

Intelligent XSL:FO editing, Single-click XSL:FO stylesheet processing, integration with Apache FOP — ideal for advanced report generation and document management applications!

Support for RenderX XEP

Render advanced PDF document layouts using XSL:FO and the RenderX XEP processor directly from within from Stylus Studio®.

Saxon XSLT Processor Support

Stylus Studio has partnered with Saxonica, a leading provider of Java-based XSLT and XQuery processing components to offer a robust XSLT 1.0 and 2.0 development environment, featuring development and deployment using the Saxon XSLT processor.


Extend XSLT 1.0 stylesheets to simplify various tasks including: computing dates and times, performing mathematical computations, string manipulations (etc.) using EXSLT.

Upgrade from Dreamweaver

Adobe Dreamwaver no longer supports full XSLT Development. Stylus Studio offers a full range of XSLT processing and editing features.


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What's New for Stylus Studio® X16?

New XQuery & Web Services Tools, Support for MySQL, PostgreSQL, HL7 EDI, Microsoft .NET Code Generation and much more!

Why Pay More for XML Tools?

With Stylus Studio® X16 XML Enterprise Suite, you get the most comprehensive XML tool suite at one incredibly low price. Value: it's just one of many reasons why smart XML developers are choosing Stylus Studio!

What is XSLT?

Extensible stylesheet language transformation (XSLT) an official W3C standard that defines an XML-based language for transforming XML documents into other XML documents, for example, HTML, XML or PDF.

Our XSLT Tools fully conform to the official W3C XSLT and XPath specifications.

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