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Newsletter #138
December 18, 2013


Release of HDF-Java Products version 2.10

Version 2.10 of the HDF-Java Products is now available. This release was built and tested with HDF 4.2.9, HDF5-1.8.12, and JDK 1.7. It can be obtained from The HDF Group Downloads page:


It can also be downloaded directly from the HDF-Java Products Download page:


For more information on HDF-Java, see the HDF-Java Products Home page:


(Please note that the location of the HDF-Java Products web pages changed with this release.)

Although this release is a maintenance release with no major changes in functionality, it does include major changes in the packaging and installation:

Other important changes in this release include:

For more information about this release, please see:


Future Changes to Supported Platforms

Please be aware that after this release the standard platform configuration for Windows will move to VS 2012 instead of VS 2010. The minimum CMake version will be 2.8.14 for all platforms.

Release of h5edit 1.2.1

Version 1.2.1 of the h5edit tool is now available, and can be downloaded from the JPSS project Download page:


This release is a maintenance release with the following changes:

The h5edit tool is a general command line tool to edit HDF5 files. The current version is limited to operations on attributes only. For more information see:


Release of HDF-EOS5 Augmentation Tool version 2.4

Version 2.4 of the HDF-EOS5 Augmentation Tool is now available from the HDF-EOS Tools and Information Center:


The software can be downloaded directly from the HDF-EOS5 Augmentation Tool web page:


See the announcement on the HDF-EOS Forum for details regarding this release:


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