PTC Arbortext Editor: XML Authoring Software

Easily create reusable, structured content and deliver high-quality product and service information.

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Arbortext Editor from PTC is the industry’s leading XML authoring software. It simplifies the creation of contextual, up-to-date product and service information. Arbortext Editor makes it incredibly easy for authors to create product-centric content for support organizations and end users in a variety of formats, including:

  • eLearning materials
  • Installation guides
  • Interactive service manuals
  • Mobile-optimized parts catalogs
  • Operator manuals
  • Web-based training programs

Arbortext Editor enables the creation of product-centric and topic-based content to generate high-quality product and service information that helps improve the operation, service, and repair of products throughout their lifecycles.


Using the structured authoring capabilities within Arbortext Editor simplifies content creation with the editing of XML component-based content and assemblies. Using Arbortext Editor provides numerous benefits:

  • Create high-quality product and service content
  • Easy re-use of materials enterprise-wide
  • Increase author productivity
  • Can incorporate interactive CAD 2D/3D illustrations
  • Improve product and service information accuracy
  • Highly configurable and customizable


  • Dynamic content support
  • FlexNet licensing
  • Global collaboration
  • Interactive and illustrative content
  • Native support for XML
  • Robust table handling
  • Structured editor with real-time validation
  • Supports industry standards (DITA, S1000D, and more)
  • Windchill integration

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