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Chapter 342. XML Beans DataFormat (deprecated)

Available as of Camel version 1.2

XmlBeans is a Data Format which uses the XmlBeans library to unmarshal an XML payload into Java objects or to marshal Java objects into an XML payload.


342.1. Options

The XML Beans dataformat supports 2 options which are listed below.

NameDefaultJava TypeDescription




To enable pretty printing output nicely formatted. Is by default false.




Whether the data format should set the Content-Type header with the type from the data format if the data format is capable of doing so. For example application/xml for data formats marshalling to XML, or application/json for data formats marshalling to JSon etc.

342.2. Dependencies

To use XmlBeans in your camel routes you need to add the dependency on camel-xmlbeans which implements this data format.

If you use maven you could just add the following to your pom.xml, substituting the version number for the latest & greatest release (see the download page for the latest versions).

  <!-- use the same version as your Camel core version -->