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speedata Publisher

The speedata Publisher is a full featured professional database publishing software. It has a built-in layout description language which allows you to create arbitrary complex layouts. It reads data in XML format and outputs PDF. The software is OpenSource and released under the terms of the AGPL version 3.


speedata Publisher features


We provide ready to use ZIP archives for download. See the wiki page for installation instructions.


Here you find our manual. You get the same manual when you run sp doc on the command line.

We also offer the documentation packed in Dash docsets as feeds: speedata Publisher documentation with English index and with German index.

Development version (source code)

This is not necessary if you just want to use the speedata Publisher.

If you check out the git source code, you need a few prerequisites to run the publisher.

After running rake build and rake doc you can head over to the documentation section and read the manual.


The software is written by speedata, a young company with office in Berlin, Germany. We offer commercial support and help with projects involving our products. You can contact us at or follow us on twitter (English and German).