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Open Source Projects: "OpenXLIFF Filters"​ and "XLIFF Manager"​

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Rodolfo M. Raya (
Chief Technical Officer, Maxprograms


The Java code that converts files to XLIFF and back in Swordfish and Fluenta has been enhanced to work with Java 17 and published as open source in GitHub.

OpenXLIFF Filters is an open source set of Java filters for creating and merging XLIFF 1.2 and 2.0 files. Source code is hosted on GitHub at Ready to use binaries for Windows, Linux and macOS are available in this web site, at OpenXLIFF Filters and Downloads.

XLIFF Manager is an open source graphical user interface for OpenXLIFF Filters written in JavaScript. It is a cross-platform application and you can get installers for Windows, macOS and Linux at XLIFF Manager's page and at Downloads. Source code is also in GitHub.

With OpenXLIFF Filters you can create XLIFF files that don't use proprietary markup and are compatible with most Computer Assisted Translation (CAT) tools.

XLIFF Manager on Windows

About the author

Rodolfo M. Raya

Rodolfo Raya is Maxprograms' CTO (Chief Technical Officer), where he develops multi-platform translation/localisation and content publishing tools using XML and Java technology. He can be reached at