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Latest Release:   HDFView 3.1   

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 changes, installation, documentation

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

User's Guide: Learn about the features in HDFView

Documentation: The javadocs for HDFView and the HDF Java Object Package

This software:

  • Uses 64-bit object identifiers (for HDF5-1.10)
  • Is packaged with the Java HDF4 and HDF5 Object packages


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:

  • The HDFView software was reworked to reduce code duplication and to improve the display of objects. This will help significantly in maintaining the software.
  • HDFView can now be built without the HDF4 library.
  • Support was added for PPC64LE with GTK+-3.0.

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


See the detailed instructions included in the source code for installing the software.


--- Last Modified: June 12, 2019 | 09:35 AM