Downloading the LDM-McIDAS Package
LDM-McIDAS package is freely available as program source and
as binary distributions for a wide range of platforms supported
by the UPC.
Please read the following notes before downloading the package.
- If you want to build the LDM-McIDAS decoders from source, you will
need to be
a registered Unidata McIDAS-X site since several of the decoders
are wrappers around copyrighted McIDAS-X code.
- Unidata McIDAS-X is available to universities worldwide
'Register as a Unidata User'.
For more information, contact
<support-ldm-mcidas AT unidata.ucar.edu>.
- We suggest building/installing LDM-McIDAS under the ldm account.
The most current source version of LDM-McIDAS is always available in
the compressed tar file
Binary distributions for select operating systems are listed the
If your operating system is not in this list, you may
need to build the LDM-McIDAS decoders from source. Rembember, however,
that most applications built on a previous version of an OS will run
on a newer version of the OS.
building ldm-mcidas from source is found in the next section,
Building and Installing.
Unidata User Support
for additional assistance.
Since the LDM-McIDAS decoders are used almost exclusively with the LDM
we strongly suggest installing them in the ldm
<login as the user ldm>
Type: cd ~ldm
Type: mkdir ldm-mcidas
Type: cd ldm-mcidas
<download the LDM-McIDAS source or binary distribution compressed tar
file to this directory>
Send questions/comments to <support-ldm-mcidas