We are Swensen Software

Founded in open source, we build tools for developers. Our focus is on producing simple, high-quality, and sometimes novel libraries and applications that help developers achieve flow. Developers ourselves, we know our customer and hold ourselves to the highest standards.


Stephen Swensen is a software developer with a passion for functional programming, compiler construction, and language design. An open source enthusiast, Stephen graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a BS in Mathematics. He loves living and working in the blue ridge mountains of Virginia with his wife and growing family.

Priya Swensen is a mother, writer, and editor who graduated from the University of Virginia with an MA in English Literature. A jack of all trades, she enjoys web writing and design and has a background in web production and e-Learning.


Our software is offered under a Pay What You Want pricing model. We have been encouraged by receipts of payments big and small, and have enjoyed revenue sufficient to cover cost of distribution via this site.

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