ONIXEDIT for Windows

ONIXEDIT for Windows

Read and write ONIX 2.1 and 3.0 XML files with short or long tags
Convert automatically your ONIX 2.1 files to ONIX 3.0
Integrated ONIX 2.1 and 3.0 validator (e.g. required fields, restricted values, etc.)
Integrated validator for specific formats (BTLF, Booknet, BISG, BIC, APA) and for the latest ONIX 3.0 Best Practices document All
Compliant to the block update facility and tag attributes of ONIX 3.0 with the Advanced Interface
Automatic Header section signature with your name and company name, as defined in your profile on the ONIXEDIT portal
Error summary, with automatic positioning to the next error
ONIX table of contents, with search and positioning functions
View the XML results for a title
Compatible with over two hundred ONIX 2.1 and ONIX 3.0 components and tags (click here for the complete list)
Content ONIXEDIT Pro
User-defined default values for all the contents of a file
Unlimited number of identifiers (including proprietary)
Unlimited number of titles (e.g. special, original, translation, etc.)
Unlimited number of contributors (e.g. author, translator, illustrator, photographer, etc.)
Unlimited number of publishers
Unlimited number of distributors, with country and regional support
Unlimited number of prices, currencies, discounts and taxes
Unlimited number of selling rights or restrictions in one or more countries
Management of stocks and warehouses
Unlimited number of marketing agents
Definition of target audiences, with definition by age range
Subject classification, with integrated values list from BIC, BISG, CLIL and THEMA
Unlimited number of conferences and prizes
Description, table of contents, back cover, review, biographical note, excerpt
Integrated XHTML editor which allows editing of contents presentation
Unlimited number of collections and series
Associate external cover image
Associate external media files (pictures, audio, video and text in PDF or ePub format)
Unlimited number of related products
Automatic conversion and verification of formats EAN/ISBN/ISBN13
Automatically saves most frequent contributor data
Generic Import/Export tool allowing you to convert ONIX files to flat files and inversely (supports tabulated, CSV, fixed length and Excel files)
Import Excel files in BTLF summary and Booknet Bronze formats
Title search using all the supported ONIX tags
Search And Replace a value in any supported ONIX tags
Copy any ONIX sections from a title and merge it to a selection of titles
Batch Updates of ONIX files (Generic Flat Files Import/Export tool required)
Standardization of images, size and resolution
Share media files on the Internet using your private Media Space
Automatic FTP transmissions of ONIX files and cover images to your trading partners and your Shopify Bookstore
Create stunning price lists and promotional catalogs with our Report Builder
Generate THEMA subjects automatically from your BISAC or BIC subjects
Bilingual interface (English or French)
Simplified Form: Allow edition of most usual ONIX fields. Click here for a preview.
Advanced Form: Allow edition of all supported ONIX fields. Click here for a preview.
Open several files at once
Transfer/copy files by "drag and drop"
Remember ten most recently opened files
Manage several thousand titles in a single file
50MB of space to store and share your media files with your partners
Technical support from ONIXEDIT specialists
Customization of the metadata to show in your Main list

System Recommendations

ONIXEDIT requires one of the following operating systems with Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7 or higher installed:

  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (x64)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (x64)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 (x64)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019 (x64)

Computer Hardware Required

The following table shows recommended equipment:


Required CPU

Required RAM


2 cores 2 GHz or higher processor

4096 MB or more

Also, ONIXEDIT requires Internet access for registration or updating of the user license, as well as for the functions accessing the media space and for transmission of ONIX files to business partners.