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NCAR Graphics

With the release of Version 4, NCAR Graphics continues its evolution into an integrated environment for data processing and scientific visualization. The package contains multiple interfaces to accommodate diverse user skill levels and application needs. Many tools come bundled with the distribution to perform such functions as viewing and editing metafiles, creating animations, converting between raster formats, resizing and compressing raster images, and zooming on images.

Current Version:   4.2.1

License Type:   GPL

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Source Code Availability: Source code under GPL

Available Binary Packages:

  • Debian Package: Yes, by request
  • RedHat RPM Package: Yes
  • Other Packages: Some on request

Targeted Platforms:

Cray, Digital Equipment Alpha, IBM RISC System/6000, Silicon Graphics systems, Sun systems, Linux RedHat

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