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HDFView is a visual tool for browsing and editing HDF4 and HDF5 files. Using HDFView, you can
  • view a file hierarchy in a tree structure
  • create new files, add or delete groups and datasets
  • view and modify the content of a dataset
  • add, delete and modify attributes
About This Release
- new features and major changes of the latest version
- learn how to use HDFView to create, edit and view files
User's Guide
- information on how to use HDFView
Module Guide
- instructions on how to implement HDFView modules


The HDFView 3.0.0 Beta release supports HDF5-1.10 and 64-bit object identifiers. it can be obtained from the HDFView page on the Main Website.

Obtain HDFView and the Java HDF Object Package

HDFView is packaged with the Java HDF Object Package. Pre-built binaries are available on the HDF-Java Download page.

- - Last modified: 26 July 2017