BaseX Graphical User Interface

BaseX can be used from command line, in client/server mode, or with the Graphical User Interface (GUI). In addition to the main database functionality, the GUI provides iteractive views for visualizing your XML data and a powerful interactive query editor.

Highly Interactive Visualizations

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 while typing them in, 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 key click.

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

Offer next possible location steps while entering your query.


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