Depending on your operating system, you can launch a GUI instance of BaseX by double-clicking on the '''BaseX GUI''' start icon (Windows only) or running the <code>basexgui</code> script. Additional startup options are listed in the [[Startup#Graphical User Interface|Startup]] article.
* With the ''Export'' item, you can serialize your database into a whole range of different output formats, including XML, JSON and CSV.
* The ''Close'' item closes the database. Currently open databases are closed automatically as soon as another database is opened.