What is XMLmind DITA Converter?
An industrial-strength DITA processor. A serious alternative to the DITA Open Toolkit.
XMLmind DITA Converter (ditac for short) allows to convert the most complex DITA 1.0, 1.1 or 1.2 documents to production-quality XHTML 1.0, XHTML 1.1, HTML 4.01, XHTML 5, Web Help, JavaTM Help, HTML Help, Eclipse Help, EPUB 2, EPUB 3, PDF, PostScript®, RTF (can be opened in Word 2000+), WordprocessingML (can be opened in Word 2003+), Office Open XML (.docx, can be opened in Word 2007+), OpenDocument (.odt, can be opened in OpenOffice/LibreOffice 2+).
Skeptic? Then please download the DITA 1.2 specification as converted by XMLmind DITA Converter 2.x and check that by yourself.
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XMLmind DITA Converter has been developed in order to be integrated in the following XMLmind commercial products:
XMLmind DITA Converter is free, open source, software licensed under the very liberal terms of the Mozilla Public License version 1.1.
All this makes XMLmind DITA Converter a very serious alternative to using the DITA Open Toolkit.
May 20, 2013: release of ditac v2.4.1: Minor enhancements and bug fixes.
February 18, 2013: release of ditac v2.4: New output formats: XHTML 5, Web Help containing XHTML 5, EPUB 3, possibly containing rich media.
A new chapter of the manual, Rich media content, explains how to add SVG, MathML, audio, video, Flash animations and actions (e.g. click some text to play a sound) to your DITA topics. This chapter also explains how XMLmind DITA Converter processes this rich media content depending on whether it is supported by the output format.
November 5, 2012: release of ditac v2.3.1: Bug fix release.
September 11, 2012: release of ditac v2.3: Now supports syntax highlighting inside any element specializing pre.
July 18, 2012: release of ditac v2.2.3: Now supports simple plug-ins.
Please do not upgrade if you currently use the XML_CATALOG_FILES environment variable and/or the -xslt2 command-line option and don't plan to package your DITA specialization and/or XSLT stylesheet customizations as a plug-in.
June 15, 2011: release of ditac v2.2.2: Embeds new XMLmind Web Help Compiler v1.1.3, which adds a Print button to its toolbar. Plus a minor bug fix.
April 30, 2011: release of ditac v2.2.1: Recommended upgrade: few, but important, bug fixes and enhancements.
March 13, 2012: release of ditac v2.2.0: Highlights:
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