BaseX Graphical User Interface

BaseX can be used from the command line, in client/server mode, or via the Graphical User Interface (GUI). In addition to the main database functionality, the GUI does not only provide iteractive views for visualizing your XML data, but also a powerful interactive query editor.

Highly Interactive Visualizations

Visually explore, analyze and browse XML data: Get a quick overview or dive into the details, and freely combine all views.

Realtime Execution

XQuery expressions may be executed as you type and the results are immediately visualized.

XQuery, XML and Script Editor

The embedded editor provides syntax highlighting, various shortcuts and shows detailed error feedback for debugging your queries with every keystroke.

Keyword Search

Fast ad-hoc requests: Enter simple keywords to query the structure and contents of your XML documents.

Server Administration

Administrate the BaseX database server from a graphical user interface.

XPath Suggestions

The editor offers a choice of possible location steps as you enter your query.


Support for several languages (English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese, and others).