Latest News  18 Oct 2019

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The latest release of Image SXM is version 204-1, released 4 Aug 2019.

You can download it from one of the download sites that are scattered around the internet, such as:

MacUpdate | Softpedia | Download3K | hdttp | DownloadAtlas | DownloadsArea

Email me if you have a problem getting hold of a copy.


25 years on

Image SXM still runs OK under earlier versions of the macOS but has shown odd behaviour under High Sierra and a stubborn refusal to run under Mojave. Given its age (now more than 25 years old) I think Image SXM is coming to the end of its productive life. I'm sorry if this causes you problems. Depending on what you use Image SXM for, you may choose to move over to other image analysis apps that will work under Mojave, such as ImageJ. If you let me know what you're doing, I may be able to advise accordingly.


Opening Image SXM with macOS 10.14 Mojave

Version 10.14 of the macOS, aka Mojave, will not open Image SXM. I am not yet sure if this is because it is a 32-bit app, and Apple wants all its applications to be 64-bit, or if something else is going on here. I don't think it will be possible to recompile Image SXM as a 64-bit application but I am looking into it. I think the problem is a consequence of using an old version of Xcode. To use a more recent version of Xcode it would have to be compiled under a more recent version of macOS. However, the GPC compiler that I use (one of the GNU family) will not work with the latest versions of macOS. Catch 22.



Changes made to 204-1

Changes made to 203-1

Changes made to 202-1

Changes made to 201-2

Changes made to 201-1

Changes made to 200-2

Changes made to 200-1



Thanks to...

The beta testers who ensure that Image SXM is reasonably bug-free:

William Barvosa-Carter Hughes Research Laboratories, Malibu, USA
Barry Bickmore Brigham Young University, Provo, USA
George Boyan University of Muenchen, Germany
Robert Geisler Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Renée Heilbronner University of Basel, Switzerland
Richard Legeckis National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA
Daniel Manocchio Kaercher, Winnenden, Germany
Christoph Meier University of Ulm, Germany
Ernst Niggli University of Bern, Switzerland
Enique Nunez Quantimetrix Corporation
Colin Shaw Montana State University, USA
Dale Stokes Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, USA
Anders Thorsen Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
Daniel Westhaver Roffer's Ocean Fishing Forecasting Service, Florida, USA
Jeremy Young University College London, UK

I would be glad to hear from any other users who would like to act as beta testers for future versions.


Steve Barrett

S.D.Barrett@liv.ac.uk

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