Provision of Unidata McIDAS-X Software Access & Support

The Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) of the University of Wisconsin-Madison develops and is the copyright holder of McIDAS software. Unidata distributes a version of SSEC McIDAS, called McIDAS-X. Distribution, usage, and support for McIDAS-X is restricted to the terms and conditions of established by SSEC.

Access To Unidata McIDAS-X

Unidata McIDAS-X software (full source code) is freely available to:

  1. educational institutions; and/or
  2. McIDAS User Group (MUG) members in good standing

If you are fall into one of the aforementioned categories and would like to request access to McIDAS-X, please send an email to:

If you do NOT fall into one of the aforementioned categories, but would like to learn about the MUG membership, please visit McIDAS Users' Group home page for further details.

Support for Unidata McIDAS-X

Support for Unidata McIDAS-X software acquired through the UPC is provided under the conditions outlined in the Unidata Participation Policy through the Unidata support team. SSEC software developers provides support only to the McIDAS User Group members.