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  • Core LibraryThe main HDF5 library includes low-level APIs to provide user applications with fine-grained control of HDF5 functionality.
    • LibraryGeneral purpose library functions
    • AttributesCreating and manipulating HDF5 attributes
    • DatasetsCreating and manipulating scientific datasets
    • Error HandlingFunctions for handling errors that occur within HDF5
    • FilesCreating and manipulating HDF5 files
    • GroupsCreating and manipulating groups of objects inside an HDF5 file
    • IdentifiersManipulating object identifiers and object names
    • LinksCreating and manipulating links within an HDF5 group
    • ObjectsManipulating objects in an HDF5 file
    • Property ListsCreating and manipulating property lists to control HDF5 library behavior
    • PluginsProgrammatically controlling dynamically loaded plugins
    • ReferencesCreating and manipulating references to specific objects and data regions in an HDF5 file
    • DataspacesCreating and manipulating dataspaces in which to store elements of a dataset
    • DatatypesCreating and manipulating datatypes which describe elements of a dataset
    • FiltersConfiguring filters that process data during I/O operation
  • High-level LibraryThe high-level HDF5 library includes several sets of convenience and standard-use APIs to facilitate common HDF5 operations.
    • LiteHigh-level functions that wrap multiple low-level APIs to perform common operations
    • ImagesCreating and manipulating HDF5 datasets intended to be interpreted as images
    • TablesCreating and manipulating HDF5 datasets intended to be interpreted as tables
    • Packet TablesCreating and manipulating HDF5 datasets to support append- and read-only operations on table data
    • Dimension ScalesCreating and manipulating HDf5 datasets that are associated with the dimension of another HDF5 dataset
    • OptimizationsBypassing default HDF5 behavior in order to optimize for specific use cases
    • ExtensionsWorking with region references, hyperslab selections, and bit-fields

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