Major New Release of Montage Image Mosaic Engine

A new release of the Montage toolkit (v3.3) is now available for download. Version 3.3 is a major upgrade to Montage. It offers the following important improvements:

  • Increased HDU support for multi-part image files.
  • Added several additional system flags and notes to notify users of available processing options.
  • Fixed several bugs, which has made the software more robust.
  • Added more Message Passing Interface (MPI) support.

Please see the Change History for a complete list. This version is used in operations by the Montage on-request mosaic service. We recommend all users adopt this version. Versions 3.0 and and 3.2 beta will continue to be supported until April 30, 2011.

1 x 1 deg mosaic of M16 in the 2MASS K-band computed with the on-request mosaic service, with Montage v3.3

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2 Responses to Major New Release of Montage Image Mosaic Engine

  1. Great news! I’m glad to hear about the error message updates in particular. I’m sure I’ll be testing the new MPI features shortly.

  2. astrocompute says:

    Enjoy! Please give us feedback.

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