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GDAL/OGR 1.5.0 Released

25 Dec 2007 | mloskot

GDAL logoYesterday, Frank announced another milestone hit by GDAL:

Santa and the GDAL/OGR Project Team are pleased to announce the release of GDAL/OGR 1.5.0 This is the first “new feature” release since the GDAL 1.4.0 release approximately one year ago.

The new release brings a lot of new features and bug fixes. Just give some statistics: * more than 420 tickets closed on the Trac * implemented 17 new GDAL drivers for raster formats * and 4 new OGR drivers for vectors * implemented 4 (5 counting RFC 16) RFC documents * added 5 new command line utilities * plus, big number of features and improvements in SWIG bindings for scripting languages

The complete and long list of changes can be found in the 1.5.0 Release News.

The new GDAL/OGR 1.5.0 sources and a couple of additional packages can be found at Download Source website. There are also Windows 32-bit binaries available:

On behalf of the GDAL/OGR Project Team, I’d like to send a big thanks to all developers, contributors and users involved in development of the 1.5.0 release for their great work and support, invaluable bug reports and testing. And thanks to Santa too!

Here is the official GDAL/OGR 1.5.0 announcement posted on the OSGeo News.

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