Install HTML validation on OS X

Oh now this is handy. I was after an HTML validator to run on my machine. So, off to Google, which came up with an article on the Apple Developer Connection site: Installing the W3C HTML Validator on OS X. All well and good, but a bit of a palaver. Why not try this instead?

Validator SAC

Validator S.A.C. (Stand Alone Complex) is a stand-alone, easy to install, version of the W3C’s HTML / XHTML Markup Validator for Mac OS X. Validator S.A.C. is a normal Mac OS X application. No installation is required, just put Validator S.A.C. where you need it.

Does what it says on the tin! Validator S.A.C.


  1. Very nice, thank you. I normally use the online version but this could come in handy. I'll have a look for a CSS variant too…Jason Hook#
  2. A fair few CSS editors out there include some form of validator as part of the package (e.g. ), and of course there’s the stuff in the Web Developer extension for Firefox. I found this bare=bones binary:

    … but you’d probably be better off using something like cssedit: Poole#

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