Latest Release:   HDFView 3.1.1

HDFView is a visual tool for browsing and editing HDF4 and HDF5 files.

Using HDFView, you can

About This Release: New features and changes, installation, documentation

Tutorial: Learn how to use HDFView to create, edit and view files 

User's Guide: Learn about the features in HDFView (PDF)

This software:

HDFView and the Java HDF Object Package for 32-bit object identifiers (HDF5-1.8) is ONLY available from the old support web site.

About This Release

HDFView 3.1.1 is a maintenance release that was built with HDF5-1.10.6, HDF 4.2.15, and Open JDK 11.

With this release, the metadata information for NetCDF (3) files displays properly under the "Get Object Info" tab.

Installation

The basics steps to install HDFView are:

Unix:

Windows:

uncomment:  set (ADD_BUILD_OPTIONS "${ADD_BUILD_OPTIONS} -DHDF5_BUILD_JAVA:BOOL=ON")

comment out: set (ADD_BUILD_OPTIONS "${ADD_BUILD_OPTIONS} -DHDF5_BUILD_JAVA:BOOL=OFF")

HDF5LIBS: C:/Program Files/HDF_Group/HDF5/HDF5-1.10.6-win64-java

HDFLIBS:  C:/Program Files/HDF_Group/HDF5/HDF5-1.10.6-win64-java

JAVA_HOME:  C:\Program Files\openjdk\jdk-13.0.2

ANT_HOME:   C:\Program Files\apache-ant-1.10.7

For more information see the instructions for installing HDFView included in the source code.

Documentation