ONIX Software for Publishers

ONIXEDIT for Windows

ONIXEDIT for Windows

Read and write ONIX 2.1 and 3.0 XML files with short or long tags Yes Yes
Convert automatically your ONIX 2.1 files to ONIX 3.0 Yes Yes
Integrated ONIX 2.1 and 3.0 validator (e.g. required fields, restricted values, etc.) Yes Yes
Integrated validator for specific formats (BTLF, Booknet, BISG, BIC, APA) and for the latest ONIX 3.0 Best Practices document One All
Compliant to the block update facility and tag attributes of ONIX 3.0 with the Advanced Interface Optional Yes
Automatic Header section signature with your name and company name, as defined in your profile on the ONIXEDIT portal Yes Yes
Error summary, with automatic positioning to the next error Yes Yes
ONIX table of contents, with search and positioning functions Yes Yes
View the XML results for a title Yes Yes
Compatible with over two hundred ONIX 2.1 and ONIX 3.0 components and tags (click here for the complete list) Yes Yes
User-defined default values for all the contents of a file Yes Yes
Unlimited number of identifiers (including proprietary) Optional Yes
Unlimited number of titles (e.g. special, original, translation, etc.) Optional Yes
Unlimited number of contributors (e.g. author, translator, illustrator, photographer, etc.) Yes Yes
Unlimited number of publishers Optional Yes
Unlimited number of distributors, with country and regional support Optional Yes
Unlimited number of prices, currencies, discounts and taxes Yes Yes
Unlimited number of selling rights or restrictions in one or more countries Optional Yes
Management of stocks and warehouses Optional Yes
Unlimited number of marketing agents Optional Yes
Definition of target audiences, with definition by age range Yes Yes
Subject classification, with integrated values list from BIC, BISG, CLIL and THEMA Yes Yes
Unlimited number of conferences and prizes Optional Yes
Description, table of contents, back cover, review, biographical note, excerpt Yes Yes
Integrated XHTML editor which allows editing of contents presentation Yes Yes
Unlimited number of collections and series Optional Yes
Associate external cover image Yes Yes
Associate external media files (pictures, audio, video and text in PDF or ePub format) Optional Yes
Unlimited number of related products 3 included Yes
Automatic conversion and verification of formats EAN/ISBN/ISBN13 Yes Yes
Automatically saves most frequent contributor data Optional Yes
Generic Import/Export tool allowing you to convert ONIX files to flat files and inversely (supports tabulated, CSV, fixed length and Excel files) Optional Yes
Import Excel files in BTLF summary and Booknet Bronze formats Yes Yes
Title search using all the supported ONIX tags Yes Yes
Search And Replace a value in any supported ONIX tags Yes Yes
Copy any ONIX sections from a title and merge it to a selection of titles Yes Yes
Batch Updates of ONIX files (Generic Flat Files Import/Export tool required) Optional Yes
Standardization of images, size and resolution Yes Yes
Share media files on the Internet using your private Media Space Optional Yes
Automatic FTP transmissions of ONIX files and cover images to your trading partners and your Shopify Bookstore Yes Yes
Create stunning price lists and promotional catalogs with our Report Builder Optional Yes
Generate THEMA subjects automatically from your BISAC or BIC subjects Yes Yes
Bilingual interface (English or French) Yes Yes
Simplified Form: Allow edition of most usual ONIX fields. Click here for a preview. Yes Yes
Advanced Form: Allow edition of all supported ONIX fields. Click here for a preview. Optional Yes
Open several files at once Yes Yes
Transfer/copy files by "drag and drop" Yes Yes
Remember ten most recently opened files Yes Yes
Manage several thousand titles in a single file Yes Yes
50MB of space to store and share your media files with your partners Optional Yes
Technical support from ONIXEDIT specialists Optional Yes
Customization of the metadata to show in your Main list Yes Yes

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.

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