List of XML markup languages

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This is a list of XML markup languages.







  • Facelets VDL: View declaration language used in the Facelets framework and JavaServer Faces.
  • FDCML: Field Device Configuration Markup Language[5]
  • FDML: Flow Description Markup Language, obsolete language from IBM, superseded by BPEL, used for making executable business process/workflow models for WebSphere Application Server
  • FicML: Fiction Markup Language
  • FictionBook: an e-book format
  • FieldML: Field Modelling/Markup Language[citation needed]
  • FIXatdl, FIX algorithmic trading definition language. Schema provides a HCI between a human trader, the order entry screen(s), unlimited different algorithmic trading types (called strategies) from a variety of sources, and formats a new order message on the FIX wire.
  • FIXML, Financial Information eXchange (FIX) protocol in XML format. FIX is a very widely deployed messaging protocol used between financial traders worldwide.
  • FleXML: an XML transformation language
  • FpML, Financial products Markup Language. Used to describe complex financial products.
  • Financial Transaction eXchange: FTX a finance specific derivation of XML
  • FXT: transformation specification for the Functional XML Transformation Tool


  • Geography Markup Language: a grammar defined by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to express geographical features
  • GeoSciML: a GML Application Schema that can be used to transfer information about geology, with an emphasis on the "interpreted geology" that is conventionally portrayed on geologic maps.
  • GJXDM: a data reference model for the exchange of information within the justice and public safety communities
  • GPX: a language designed for transferring GPS data between software applications
  • GraphML: a standard exchange format for graphs
  • GuideML
  • GXA: an extension of SOAP being worked on by Microsoft, IBM and some other developers
  • GXL: a standard exchange format for graphs
  • Green Building XML: also known as "gbXML", a schema to facilitate the transfer of building properties stored in 3D building information models (BIM) to engineering analysis tools, especially energy and building performance analysis


  • HelpML[citation needed]
  • HML (Histoimmunogenics Markup Language) [6]
  • HumanML: for describing contextual (emotional, social, pragmatic) information about instances of human communication
  • HunspellXML:[7] human-readable intermediate format for producing Hunspell dictionary files





  • LandXML: a non-proprietary standard for data exchange among the land development, civil engineering and surveying communities. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Land and Infrastructure Standards Working Group (LandInfraSWG) developed a UML as-is conceptual model of LandXML-1.2 that revealed problems with LandXML and broad disparity with the OGC standards baseline. The OGC LandInfraSWG will develop a new candidate standard – the OGC InfraGML Encoding Standard – that provides a use case driven subset of LandXML functionality, but is implemented with GML and supported by a UML conceptual model. Work is being done jointly with buildingSMART International.[8]
  • Lenex: exchange format for swimming data[9]
  • Lightweight Interactive Multimedia Environment (LIME): An XML/HTML-based application framework for IPTV service
  • LGML: Linguistics Markup Language, for describing natural languages
  • Link contract
  • LOGML: Log Markup Language, for describing the log reports of web servers


  • MARCXML: a schema developed by the Library of Congress to enable the sharing and accessing of bibliographic information
  • MathML: a language describing mathematical notation
  • Medical Markup Language [10]
  • MapjectsFML: a declarative Mapjects language describing mathematical fraud probability in financial transactions also supports interop for IFX
  • Medical Reality Markup Language (MRML)
  • Microformats: a piece mark up that allows expression of semantics in an HTML (or XHTML) web page
  • MOWL: semantic interactions with multimedia content
  • Music Encoding Initiative (MEI): an XML-based language for digital representations of music notation documents.
  • Music Markup Language
  • MusicXML: an XML-based music notation file format.
  • MXML: a language used to declaratively lay-out the interface of applications, and also to implement complex business logic and rich internet application behaviors
  • MJML: a preprocesser definition to markup Mapjects structure for logistics assets under project automation
  • Metadata Object Description Schema: an XML schema with bibliographic elements used for a variety of library applications



  • ODD: A 'One Document Does-it-all' TEI format for simultaneously recording project documentation and meta-schema definition from which you can generate RELAX NG, W3C XML Schema, and DTDs as well as formatted documentation.
  • ODRL: an XML-based standard Rights Expression Language (REL) used in Digital Rights Management systems
  • Office Open XML: is a Microsoft file format specification for the storage of electronic documents
  • OFX: Open Financial Exchange is a unified specification for the electronic exchange of financial data between financial institutions, businesses and consumers via the Internet.
  • OIOXML: an XML-markup language created by the Danish government to ease communication from, to and between Danish governmental instances
  • Open Mathematical Documents (OMDoc), based on OpenMath and MathML, but with a greater coverage.
  • OML: an XML format for outlines, based on OPML.
  • Open eBook: the e-book format defined by Open eBook Publication Structure Specification; superseded by ePub.
  • Open Scripture Information Standard (OSIS), an XML-markup schema that defines tags for marking up Bibles, theological commentaries, and other related literature.
  • OpenDocument (ODF): a document file format used for describing electronic documents
  • OpenMath - a markup language for mathematical formulae which can complement MathML.
  • OPML: an XML format for outlines


  • phyloXML - XML for phylogenetic and phylogenomic applications
  • PMML - XML for predictive analytics and data mining
  • PNML - Petri Net Markup Language
  • PDBML - XML for Protein Data Bank




  • TagML: Markup an XML file for translation purpose by identifying tags and content in "normal", "internal", or "external" styles. "Normal" text are translatable, "internal" text are involved in translation, but not translatable, "external" text are excluded from translation.
  • Text Encoding Initiative – guidelines for text encoding, with schemas and a mechanism to customise to individual project needs.
  • ThML – Theological Markup Language created by Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL), to create electronic theological texts.
  • Topicmaps
  • TransducerMLOpen Geospatial Consortium language for describing sensors and their output
  • Translation Memory eXchange (TMX): translation memory data
  • TREX: a simple schema language
  • TumorML: Markup for describing and exchanging computational cancer models.
  • Twitter Markup Language (TML): Twitter markup language - subset of RTML - both created by Jack Hidary - managed by the non-profit TML Consortium



  • Vector Markup Language: used to produce vector graphics, implemented in Microsoft Office 2000 and higher
  • Vexi: an international effort to create an easy-to-use platform for the development and delivery of internet application interfaces
  • Video Ad Serving Template VAST - Video Ad Serving Template - IAB sponsored language for use in delivery of inline/linear and non-linear video advertising online.[citation needed]
  • VoiceXML: format for specifying interactive voice dialogues between a human and a computer




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  2. ^ Barnett, Alex (14 February 2005). "Serendipity and Attention.xml". Microsoft Developers' Network. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  3. ^ "attention-formats". Microformats. 22 September 2009. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
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  5. ^ Field Device Configuration Markup Language
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  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 January 2012. Retrieved 28 February 2012.
  13. ^ "README for the initial, deprecated UXP repository on GitHub". Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  14. ^ "REMADE for the current UXP repository on GitHub". Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  15. ^ XAP
  16. ^ XMLTerm
  17. ^ XMLVM
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  19. ^ XML Telemetric and Command Exchange