In its current version, APES can be downloaded as a stand-alone application.
The APES download is free for non-commercial use.
Data File for Testing
You can download this data file (right click, then 'save target as') for a first test (rename from .xml to .apes after download).
Technical Requirements for the APES Download
The APES download is available to users running Linux/Unix/Mac OS X and Windows. APES runs on Java Runtime Environment (JRE), minimum version 1.5.
Linux users need tar and bzip2 to extract the installation package.
Please take note that an "Invalid file"-message can appear in case of compatibility issues with older APESTool versions. Please send such files to firstname.lastname@example.org and use the current version available on www.apes-tool.ch only. The files will be fixed and sent back to you immediately.
The step-by-step APES manual will guide you through the APES software; it is usefull for users, who are working with APES for the first time.
For further information on APES, consult the APES related publications for a first overview of how to use APES (see especially ‘working papers’).