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  • System Requirements: Microsoft Windows® Vista, Windows 7/8.1/10 (32 or 64 bit).
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Download CSE HTML Validator for Windows

Version 16.04 Version 16.04 is now available.

Download Trial Version (Pro)

RECOMMENDED: Print this short Quick Start Guide to help you get started.

Download Trial

The above link downloads from the primary download server. More download locations are available.

Download for Personal, Non-commercial Use

Download for Personal Use Only (FREE)

CSE HTML Validator Standard v16.04 is available for FREE for personal, non-commercial use. This edition has all the features of the paid version but is only licensed for personal, non-commercial use.

Downloads for Registered Users

Download Paid Version

If you have purchased a license then you can download the registered user version of CSE HTML Validator. You will need the registration information that was emailed to you.

After Downloading

IMPORTANT: On some systems it may take 1 to 2 minutes for this dialog to appear because the system is checking the file.

Answer yes to the User Account Control prompt

After downloading the setup program, run it and answer Yes to the User Account Control prompt (shown above for Windows 10) then follow the simple installation instructions.

If the above dialog does not appear or you get an error message like "Error 5: Access is denied." then please try one or more of the following:

  • Run the setup program by right-clicking on it and choosing 'Run as administrator'.
  • Temporarily disable any security software like anti-virus and anti-spyware (it may be preventing the setup program from running).

Download Dictionaries

Download Dictionaries

Additional dictionaries are available to support more languages.

A dictionary editing tool is also available. This tool lets you create your own custom dictionaries.