XMetaL is a structured authoring XML editor. XMetaL allows users to create and collaborate on XML document efficiently and effectively. The optimal integrating and transformation abilities, XMetaL allows for information to be repurposed and reused in multiple platforms. XMetaL's "extensibility enables you to integrate with content management and publishing systems to create an end-to-end solution—from authoring to reviewing, publishing, translation, and management". XMetaL is a flexible program that allows for customization while still maintaining the "most important XML standards".