AltovaXML 2008 is a FREE XML standards processor that includes the Altova XSLT 1.0 and schema-aware XSLT 2.0 engine, XQuery 1.0 engine, and XML validating parser. Now developers can use the same processors and validator found in Altovas award-winning XMLSpy, MapForce, and StyleVision XML tools within their own applications. Functions include well-formedness checking, DTD- and XML Schema-based validation, validation of XInclude and XPointer in XML documents, XML transformations via XSLT 1.0, schema-aware XML transformations via XSLT 2.0, XML queries and transformations via XQuery, and more. AltovaXML includes COM, Java, and .NET interfaces, so it can be used from a variety of different applications. It also supports command line operations. AltovaXML is standards-based in compliance with the respective W3C specifications. It is also the first and only XSLT and XQuery processor to support the Ecma Office Open XML standard - the new industry standard adopted by Microsoft as the default format for Office 2007 documents. With this feature, developers can make their own applications using AltovaXML to extract and execute XSLT and XQuery transformations on Office Open XML data royalty free. There is no license key code required to activate AltovaXML, and developers may use it within their own custom-developed applications free of charge. Simply download AltovaXML 2008 to power your applications with the very engines that have helped make Altova software the industrys leading XML development toolset.