XML Alternatives

    XML is described as 'Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a markup language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format which is both human-readable and machine-readable' and is an app in the Development category. There are four alternatives to XML for Linux, Mac, Windows, JavaScript and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is JSON, which is free. Other great apps like XML are YAML (Free, Open Source), TOML (Free, Open Source) and Eno (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Aug 17, 2018

    • JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a lightweight data-interchange format. It is easy for humans to read and write. It is easy for machines to parse and generate. View 5 alternatives to JSON
      • FreeProprietary
      • Self-Hosted
      • JavaScript
    • YAML 1.2 --- YAML: YAML Ain't Markup Language What It Is: YAML is a human friendly data serialization standard for all programming languages. View 6 alternatives to YAML
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux


    • TOML aims to be a minimal configuration file format that's easy to read due to obvious semantics. TOML is designed to map unambiguously to a hash table. View 6 alternatives to TOML
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • The eno notation language is a plain-text data format designed for file-based content. View 6 alternatives to Eno
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
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