Welcome to the XIA world

XIA is an «authoring tool» that extends Inkscape or LibreOffice Draw capabilities to build easily interactive images (with zoomable details) and html5 serious games.

Documentation video : create a game Some examples...



Download the package and install XIA. Don't forget to install inkscape 0.91 before !

Here are some direct links to download Inkscape :



XIA is proposed as an inkscape extension. You need to install inkscape before xia installation.

XIA is also proposed as a portable version (usable on usb key for instance). No installation needed. Download the package following the next link, uncompress it and launch xia.exe.

xia portable

Here are some direct links to download Inkscape :


  • You can install our Debian package. Just add this line in the sources.list (or in sources.list.d/xia.list):
    sudo echo "deb http://repository.crdp.ac-versailles.fr/debian xia main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/xia.list
  • Don't forget to download the gpg key at the first time :
    wget -q http://repository.crdp.ac-versailles.fr/crdp.gpg -O - | sudo apt-key add -
  • Finally, install the package :
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install xia

Technical informations:

MAC OS X and Windows installers will replace the inkscape python 2.7 by a python 2.7 version including required libraries (tkinter and PIL)
XIA source code is available on our xia git repository
MAC OS X installer is available on our os x git repository
Linux package is available on our linux git repository