[gdal-dev] GDAL/OGR 1.10.0 released

Even Rouault even.rouault at mines-paris.org
Mon Apr 29 11:42:44 PDT 2013

The GDAL/OGR team is pleased to announce the release of GDAL/OGR 1.10.0.

This is a major new release including the following major new features:

 * New GDAL drivers:
   - ARG: read/write support for the Azavea Raster Grid format (#4591)
   - CTable2: read/write support for CTable2 datum grid shift format
   - DDS: write-only support for DirectDraw Surface format (#5017)
   - IRIS: read support for products generated by the IRIS weather radar
             software (#4854)
   - MAP:  read OziExplorer .map files (#3380)
   - MBTiles: read-only support for MBTiles rasters
 * New OGR drivers:
   - ElasticSearch: write-only support to write into ElasticSearch databases
   - ODS : read/write support for OpenOffice .ods (Open Document Spreadsheets)
   - OSM : read-only support for .osm / .pbf OpenStreetMap files
   - PDF: read/write support for vector/structured PDF files
   - XLSX: read/write support for MS Excel 2007 and later Open Office XML .xlsx
 * RFC 39: OGR Layer algebra methods :
 * SQL SQLite dialect : http://gdal.org/ogr/ogr_sql_sqlite.html
 * Make GDAL loadable as a SQLite3 extension (named VirtualOGR) (#4782)
 * /vsicurl_streaming/: new virtual file system handler designed to read in
   streaming mode dynamically generated files
 * GDAL API_PROXY mechanism to run GDAL drivers in a separate process:
 * Significantly improved drivers : PDF, SQLite, JP2OpenJPEG
 * Geocoding client : http://gdal.org/ogr/ogr__geocoding_8h.html
 * Upgrade to EPSG 8.0 database

Complete news on the new release can be found at:


The new release can be downloaded from:
  * http://download.osgeo.org/gdal/1.10.0/gdal1100.zip - source as a zip
  * http://download.osgeo.org/gdal/1.10.0/gdal-1.10.0.tar.gz - source as 
  * http://download.osgeo.org/gdal/1.10.0/gdalautotest-1.10.0.tar.gz - test 
  * http://download.osgeo.org/gdal/1.10.0/gdal1100doc.zip - documentation / 

From now, http://download.osgeo.org/gdal/CURRENT link also point to the latest 

Best regards,


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