XPCE public download page
The User Guide has been updated to reflect the current system and
document the common XPCE/Prolog libraries.
XPCE is now available as a package of SWI-Prolog, so just
download SWI-Prolog 4.0.0 or later. The full
sourcecode is also accessible through CVS in the
packages/xpce sub-directory of the pl module.
Holders of a commercial XPCE license can use the open source
version using the license terms of their license as well as under the
terms of the GPL-2 as described in the file COPYING.
This page provides documentation files only. Simply click on the
archive you want to download or browse the FTP
archive. From this page you can
download icon collections, image libraries required to build XPCE
from the source and image utilities.
|Download User Guide
PDF version of the userguide "Programming in XPCE/Prolog"
Tar'ed and gzip'ped version of the HTML user guide
|Download Release Notes
Plain text file summarising changes to XPCE
About file formats
Below we describe the download formats available from this server by
their extension. If the file has multiple extensions, this presents
a sequence of operations. Thus .tar.gz means files are collected
into an archive using tar after which the result is compressed
- .exe MS-Windows Executable
Unless specified otherwise, .EXE files represent MS-Windows executables
for Intel 32-bit windows platforms: Windows 95/98/ME and NT/2000/XP.
Most of the .EXE files are self-extracting executables: running them
will start the (interactive) installation process.
- .rpm RedHat Package Manager
The RPM package format is a popular distribution format on
Linux. They are installed by typing
Unless otherwise specified, packages are compiled on SuSE
linux 7.2 using libc version 2.2.
- .tar Unix tar archive
Tar archives are single files holding multiple archived files. They are
unpacked using tar. There are various ports of this program
for other platforms. Many general archive unpackers can deal with them,
including the popular shareware program WinZip.
- .gz GNU Zip
The file-compression program Gzip is generally used to
compress other formats, such as PostScript documentation or tar archives.
WinZip can deal with gzipped files.
- .tgz Gzipped tar archive
Sometimes used to fit .tar.gz into an MS-Dos 8+3 filename.
- .ps PostScript
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can be printed directly if you have a PostScript capable printer (most
Unix machines), or using GsView on Windows.
- .pdf Portable Document Format
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on PostScript intended to make documents portable. PDF files can
be viewed with various tools, amoung which Acroread
and recent implementations of GsView. These tools can
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