SCEW - Simple C Expat Wrapper


The aim of SCEW is to provide an easy interface around the XML Expat parser, as well as a simple interface for creating new XML documents. It provides functions to load and access XML elements without the need to create Expat event handling routines every time you want to load a new XML document.

These are the main SCEW features:



SCEW is freely available for download under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License v2.1 (LGPL).

The latest version 1.1.7 (2014/03/12, changes) can be found on

Development repository

The SCEW source code is stored in a git repository.

git clone git://

Browse the repository online.


Browse the API documentation online or download the PDF.