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GDAL/OGR 1.7.0 Released

30 Jan 2010 | mloskot

GDAL logoFrank has just posted announcement about freshly released GDAL/OGR 1.7.0:

This is the first major new release since the 1.6.0 release approximately one year ago

This new version brings quite a nice collection of new drivers for raster and vector data formats:

  • New Raster Drivers: BAG, EPSILON, Northwood/VerticalMapper, R, Rasterlite, SAGA GIS Binary, SRP (USRP/ASRP), EarthWatch .TIL, WKT Raster
  • GDAL PCIDSK driver using the new PCIDSK SDK by default
  • New Vector drivers : DXF, GeoRSS, GTM, PCIDSK and VFK
  • New utilities: gdaldem, gdalbuildvrt now compiled by default
  • Add support for Python 3.X. Compatibility with Python 2.X preserved
  • Remove old-generation Python bindings
  • Significantly improved raster drivers: GeoRaster, GeoTIFF, HFA, JPEG2000 JasPer, JPEG2000 Kakadu, NITF
  • Significantly improved vector drivers: CSV, KML, SQLite/SpataiLite, VRT
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