Latest Release:   HDFView 3.1   

HDFView is a visual tool for browsing and editing HDF4 and HDF5 files.

Using HDFView, you can

About This Release: New features and changes, installation, documentation

Tutorial: Learn how to use HDFView to create, edit and view files 

User's Guide: Learn about the features in HDFView

This software:

 

HDFView and the Java HDF Object Package for 32-bit object identifiers (HDF5-1.8) is ONLY available from the old support web site.

 

About This Release

HDFView 3.1 was built with HDF5-1.10.5, HDF4.2.14, and Open JDK 11.

It includes several important new features and changes:

Many bugs have also been fixed in this release. For a complete list of the new features and changes, please see the Release Notes.

Installation

The basics steps to install HDFView are:

Unix:

Windows:

uncomment:  set (ADD_BUILD_OPTIONS "${ADD_BUILD_OPTIONS} -DHDF5_BUILD_JAVA:BOOL=ON")

comment out: set (ADD_BUILD_OPTIONS "${ADD_BUILD_OPTIONS} -DHDF5_BUILD_JAVA:BOOL=OFF")

HDF5LIBS: C:/Program Files/HDF_Group/HDF5/HDF5-1.10.6-win64-java

HDFLIBS:  C:/Program Files/HDF_Group/HDF5/HDF5-1.10.6-win64-java

JAVA_HOME:  C:\Program Files\openjdk\jdk-13.0.2

ANT_HOME:   C:\Program Files\apache-ant-1.10.7

For more information see the instructions for installing HDFView included in the source code.

Documentation