McIDAS-X Fastrack Version 2015.2
Software and Instructions
This page contains the software and instructions for installing McIDAS-X version
2015.2 on a Linux, Mac OS X or Solaris workstation. If you are installing
it on a Windows 7 workstation, go to the Windows
Before installing McIDAS-X 2015.2 review the pages below for the changes included
in the release, including suggested and required actions for users and programmers.
McIDAS-X 2015.2 is a fully supported Fastrack release. This means that the software is
fully supported by SSEC, and that each change to the software has been tested on all of
the supported workstation configurations. Full system testing will occur at least once
on each platform during each calendar year. If you elect to install 2015.2, we ask that
you notify the McIDAS Help Desk if you
encounter any bugs. Please be sure to mention that you are running version 2015.2.
Also note that if you plan to upgrade to 2015.2 from a version earlier than
2015.1, you must first read and perform any required actions in the release
documents for each of the versions you skipped so you know about their major
changes and any required actions in the interim. For example, if you are upgrading
from version 2012.2 to 2015.2, you must first read and perform any required
actions in the release documents for versions 2013.1, 2014.1 and 2015.1.
See the past
versions page for
links to those and other materials from past versions.
To obtain and install McIDAS-X and/or McIDAS-XRD 2015.2, complete the following steps.
- Download (e.g., right-click and select Save option) the following
files to the ~mcidas directory
on your McIDAS-X workstation.
||compressed tar file containing source & data files; compiled
version of -X & -XRD is about 1.1 GB
||script that configures an ADDE remote server
- To install McIDAS-X and/or -XRD 2015.2 on your workstation, complete the
instructions in the section titled "Installing and Configuring McIDAS-X" in
Chapter 1 of the McIDAS