Version 4.6.0 of the netCDF-C library is now available. See the Release Notes for complete information. Highlights of this release include:
- Full support for using HDF5 dynamic filters, both for reading and writing.
- An option to enable strict null-byte padding for headers.
- Changes to support workflows created under versions prior to 4.5.0.
- Various bug fixes and other enhancements.
Note that due to ongoing issues, native CDF5 support is
disabled by default. (See the
section describing release 4.5.0-rc3 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 continue using
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.