McIDAS-V version 1.6 is now available!

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McIDAS-V version 1.6 is now available!

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The newest version of McIDAS-V, version 1.6, is now available for free download from the McIDAS-V Website.

For current McIDAS-V users, notable changes since the previous version (1.5) include:

- Added functionality to display GOES-R ABI, Himawari-8, and INSAT-3D imagery
- Added the ability to use NASA VIIRS L1b formatted data with the Suomi NPP chooser
- Added 3D displays of flow vectors and trajectories derived from gridded data
- Updated to Java 1.8
- Continued development of Jython scripting tools, including those accessing Suomi NPP VIIRS data
- Added color enhancements for GOES-R ABI

The full release notes are available at:
http://www.ssec.wisc.edu/mcidas/doc/mcv ... Notes.html

If you're new to McIDAS-V, a collection of fifteen McIDAS-V tutorials are available on the Documentation page of the McIDAS-V Website. The "Getting Started" chapter in the McIDAS-V User's Guide will also help to guide you through using the different types of data available with McIDAS-V.

We look forward to hearing your feedback!

Thank you,
McIDAS User Services
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