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The HDF Group engages in a variety of open and non-disclosure projects with companies, national laboratories, and research organizations, as well as in-house projects. A subset of projects demonstrating the breadth of our activities is highlighted below.



    • PyHexad
      PyHexad is a Python-based Excel add-in for HDF5 that can be used to read or write data in HDF5 files from Microsoft Excel on Windows.



    • BioHDF
      The BioHDF project is a collaborative effort to develop portable, scalable, next-generation sequencing (NGS) data storage technologies in HDF5.
    • Bioinformatics  
      HDF5 has many potential applications in the growing field of bioinformatics.
    • HDF5 and .NET
      HDF5 .NET wrappers for HDF5.
    • HDF4 Mapping
      XML schema and tools for reading HDF4 files without relying on the HDF4 library.
    • Concurrent Read/Write File Access
      The European synchrotron particle accelerator community and The HDF Group have been working together to develop the capability for multiple reader processes to read from an HDF5 file while another process writes to the file.
    • Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS)
      NOAA and NASA rely on software from The HDF Group to archive satellite data from the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) and to make the data easier to study.

Archived Completed Projects