Microsoft XML Notepad

1.8 MB   12,012 downloads
2007 2.5 100% CLEAN Freeware    
2.6/5 9
A useful tool for browsing and editing XML files

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As the name implies, Microsoft XML Notepad 2007 is a software tool that lets you view and edit XML code. It provides a user-friendly environment for the audience with some experience in web design.

The interface of the tool resembles the one of Notepad, so navigating through its features shouldn't be difficult if you are already familiarized with the word processing tool.

Loading XML items into the working environment can be done by using either the file browser or "drag and drop" function.

So, you can insert elements, attributes, text, comments, CDATA and processing instructions, view the source code in a plain text document, as well as compare XML files and create XML schemes.

Furthermore, it is possible to insert, rename or duplicate the selected node, convert it to another type (element, attribute, text etc), expand the XIncludes area, use a search and replace function, as well as to export errors to an external file for further analysis. Plenty of customization settings can be changed from the Options screen, such as the attribute, background and comment colors, font name and update location. These options can be restored to their default values.

Microsoft XML Notepad 2007 includes a help file, runs on a moderate quantity of CPU and system memory, has a good response time and includes a help file for all skill levels. We have not experienced any errors throughout our evaluation and the application did not hang or crash. Thanks to its intuitive layout and features, Microsoft XML Notepad 2007 should satisfy all users who often work with XML files.

Microsoft XML Notepad was reviewed by Elena Opris
Last updated on April 8th, 2013
Microsoft XML Notepad - The main window of Microsoft XML Notepad features a tree view on the left side, synchronized with a node text view on the right.Microsoft XML Notepad - Users can access all their recent files or create new ones from the File menu.Microsoft XML Notepad - From the Edit menu you can use the infinite undo/redo function for all operations.Microsoft XML Notepad - From the View menu users can choose to add or remove the Status bar or compare XML files.Microsoft XML Notepad - You can add elements, attributes or text in the tree view from the Insert menu.Microsoft XML Notepad - Users can easily configure fonts and colors by accessing the Options window.Microsoft XML Notepad - Microsoft XML Notepad features an HTML viewer for displaying XSLT transformation results.

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