[gdal-dev] GDAL 3.5.0 is released

Even Rouault even.rouault at spatialys.com
Fri May 13 05:29:02 PDT 2022


On behalf of the GDAL/OGR development team and community, I am pleased to
announce the release of GDAL/OGR 3.5.0. GDAL/OGR is a C++ geospatial data
access library for raster and vector file formats, databases and web 
It includes bindings for several languages, and a variety of command line


The 3.5.0 release is a new feature release with the following highlights:

* [RFC 84](https://gdal.org/development/rfc/rfc84_cmake.html):
   Addition of a CMake build system, which deprecates the existing
   autoconf/automake and nmake build systems, that will be removed
   in GDAL 3.6.0. Users are encouraged to adopt the new CMake build system.
   Documentation of the CMake build system is at
* Add GDT_Int64 and GDT_UInt64 data types and handle them in MEM, GTiff, 
netCDF and Zarr drivers
* Add read/write [OGR 
Parquet](https://gdal.org/drivers/vector/parquet.html) (Apache Parquet) 
and [Arrow](https://gdal.org/drivers/vector/arrow.html) (Apache Arrow 
IPC File/Feather or stream) drivers. Only in CMake builds
* Add OGR [HANA](https://gdal.org/drivers/vector/hana.html) database 
driver. Only in autoconf & cmake builds
* Removed drivers: RDA, JPEG2000 (Jasper-based), CharLS, MG4 LIDAR, 
FujiBAS, IDA, INGR, ARCGEN, ArcObjects, CouchDB, Cloudant, DB2, FME, 
Geomedia, MDB (Java Jackess based), GTM, Ingres, MongoDB (old one. 
MongoDBv3 is the one to use now), REC, Walk, GMT raster, DODS raster and 
* GDAL and OGR GRASS drivers moved to 
https://github.com/OSGeo/gdal-grass repository
* Tiger: remove deprecated write side of the driver (#4216)
* Remove deprecated SWIG Perl bindings

More complete information on the new features and fixes in the 3.5.0 
release can be found at:


The release can be downloaded from:
   * https://download.osgeo.org/gdal/3.5.0/gdal350.zip - source as a zip
   * https://download.osgeo.org/gdal/3.5.0/gdal-3.5.0.tar.gz - source as 
   * https://download.osgeo.org/gdal/3.5.0/gdal-3.5.0.tar.xz - source as 
   * https://download.osgeo.org/gdal/3.5.0/gdalautotest-3.5.0.tar.gz - 
test suite
   * https://download.osgeo.org/gdal/3.5.0/gdal350doc.zip - 
documentation / website

Best regards,


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