Version 4.5.0 of the netCDF-C library is now available. The largest focus of this release has been the inclusion of the DAP4 protocol. See the Release Notes for additional information on using DAP4. Additional highlights of this release include:
- Enhancements that may improve read/write times for some complex files.
- Support for HDF5 collective metadata operations (when available).
Modified netCDF4 to use ASCII for
- Added options to enable/disable CDF5 support at configure time for autotools and cmake-based builds.
- Bug fixes and build process enhancements.
Note that due to ongoing issues, native CDF5 support has been disabled by default.
Release Notes for
information on how to enable CDF5 support.)
You should be aware that for the time being,
reading/writing CDF5 files on 32-bit platforms may result in unexpected behavior
when using extremely large variables. For 32-bit platforms it is best to
Detailed information about the release is available in the Release Notes.
Complete information about using this release can be found in the NetCDF Documentation.
Source-code zip and tar.gz archives can be found on Unidata's NetCDF-C GitHub site.
Pre-built Windows binaries for use with Visual Studio) are available from this page.
Users of the netCDF FORTRAN and C++ Libraries Note
You can use the upgraded C library without upgrading your FORTRAN or C++ library.