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Newsletter #110
March 2, 2010


Release of HDF 4.2.5

We are pleased to announce the release of HDF 4.2.5. It can be obtained from the HDF Downloads page:


New features and changes in HDF 4.2.5 include:

Please see the HDF 4.2.5 release notes for complete details on what has changed in this release:


Release of H4 to H5 2.1.1

A new version of the H4 to H5 conversion software, version 2.1.1, is now available. This version was built with HDF 4.2.5 and HDF5 1.8.4-patch1.

The H4 to H5 web page is located here:


The H4 to H5 software can be obtained from the HDF Downloads page:


Release of HDF5 1.8.4 Patch 1

HDF5 1.8.4 Patch 1 was released recently to correct a corruption problem that was present in releases HDF5 1.8.0 through HDF5 1.8.4. If you missed that announcement, please be sure to see the bulletin that describes the problem:


There was no new documentation for this patch release.

The HDF5 home page is located here:


HDF5 1.8.4 Patch 1 can be obtained from the HDF Downloads page:


The HDF5 1.8.4 Patch 1 release notes can be seen here:


Dropping Support for VS 2005 and Intel 9.1

We plan to drop support for VS 2005 and Intel 9.1 on Windows for future releases. Please contact the HDF Helpdesk if you have any concerns about this.

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