Release date: April 21, 2016
Syncro Soft, the developer of the Oxygen XML suite of products, is proud to=
announce the immediate availability of version 18.0 of its industry leadin=
g XML editing suite of products, Oxygen XML Editor, Author, Developer, and =
WebHelp. Syncro Soft is also pleased to announce the addition of a new prod=
uct, Oxygen XML Web Author, which represents a major milestone for making X=
ML authoring accessible to everyone by providing browser-based access to XM=
L documents from both desktop and mobile devices.
To meet the evolving standards of the XML community, authors and developers=
need XML editing tools that progressively advance with the ever changing t=
echnologies. With the new Oxygen XML Web Author and the new version of Oxyg=
en XML Editor suite of products, structured authoring professionals can cre=
ate, edit, and develop XML content even more effectively and keep up with t=
he continuous advancements in the technology world.
Oxygen XML Web Author provides an innovative web-based structured authoring=
tool. Its powerful technology and adaptive interface allows you to review,=
contribute, and edit content from anywhere, on desktops, tablets, or mobil=
e devices. It includes a variety of features and improvements to make your =
authoring, collaborating, and reviewing experience more efficient and produ=
ctive than ever before.
Oxygen XML Editor version 18.0 includes a variety of new features and impro=
vements that set the standards for XML authoring and developing even higher=
than its users are already accustomed to.
New Features and Improvements Include:
* The visual Author mode now allows you to collaborate more easily and effe=
ctively with others through comment threads by providing a new "reply to co=
mment" action and allowing to you mark comments as being resolved.
* A brand new visual Image Map Editor allows you to easily add links on spe=
cific areas within an image, while automatically generating the correspondi=
* Numerous of other improvements have been made to the visual Author mode. =
Working with tables has become more intuitive, a new validation engine repo=
rts problems in table structures, and more Smart Paste strategies have been=
implemented to allow Oxygen to preserve the validity of the document you a=
* The new XML-aware three-way file comparison feature helps you solve confl=
icts and merge changes between multiple modifications of the same file. It =
is especially helpful for teams that have multiple authors working concurre=
ntly on the same documents.
* DITA content can be published using a new publishing system called WebHel=
p Responsive. Nearly all aspects of its layout can be customized and it is =
adaptable to any device and screen size to provide an optimal viewing and i=
nteraction experience. It also includes a variant that allows online users =
to provide feedback for your documentation.
* The most commonly used documentation frameworks, DITA and DocBook, have b=
een updated. Oxygen now officially supports DITA 1.3 and the recent DITA Op=
en Toolkit version 2.2.3 is offered in addition to the stable 1.8.5 version=
.. The DocBook stylesheets were updated to version 1.79.1 and DocBook schema=
s to version 5.1.
* When editing in Text mode, you can now use a new rectangular selection fe=
ature to copy, cut, paste, or edit the content within the selection. This i=
s useful for editing or copying content inside a rectangular area that span=
s across consecutive lines.
As usual, Oxygen also added many new API and component updates for this rel=
For the complete list of new features and detailed information please visit=
Oxygen 18.0 can be freely evaluated for 30 days from=20
The new Oxygen XML Web Author can also be tested online at
To purchase Oxygen XML Editor, Author, Developer or WebHelp, please visit t=
he Oxygen XML store at=20
The new Oxygen XML Web Author is available through several subscription pac=
About Syncro Soft
Syncro Soft develops the industry-acclaimed Oxygen XML Editor, facilitating=
teams in small businesses, Fortune 500 enterprises, universities, governme=
nt agencies, and international organizations in authoring documents, publis=
hing in different formats, collaborating with team members, and managing co=
ntent. At the same time, Oxygen enables XML developers to develop advanced =
style-sheets, edit schema, generate documentation, debug files, and connect=
databases. It is the only tool that supports all XML schema languages. It =
provides the widest coverage of state-of-the-art XML technologies, complies=
with standards of World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and of other organizatio=
ns, and enhances productivity through an intuitive and innovative authoring=
and development environment.=20
Oxygen is a registered trademark of Syncro Soft in the U.S and other countr=
ies. Any other trademarks or service marks contained herein are the propert=
y of their respective owners.
SOURCE: Syncro Soft SRL