McIDAS User's Guide
Version 2017.1

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Obtaining McIDAS-X 2017.1

Note: For convenience, the McIDAS-X installation files now include both the McIDAS-X core package and the McIDAS-XRD sidecar package (see the McIDAS-XRD Software page for details). Installation of McIDAS-XRD is still optional (done by specifying a non-default argument during the build and install procedure).

The McIDAS-X 2017.1 installation files are listed below.

File Name Description shell script that does the McIDAS-X and/or -XRD build and install
mcidas2017.1.tar.Z compressed tar file containing the McIDAS-X and -XRD software shell script that configures the McIDAS-X ADDE remote server

Complete the instructions below to obtain the McIDAS-X 2017.1 installation files from the McIDAS Website.

1. Use your Web browser to download the files listed above. Access the McIDAS Website, and follow the link for the McIDAS-X 2017.1 software. Each site has its own login and password for downloading files. Have your site coordinator contact the McIDAS Help Desk if you can't remember yours.

2. Log on to the McIDAS-X workstation as user mcidas and copy or move the downloaded files to the ~mcidas directory.

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