New development release available | 2.99_004

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Shawn Laffan

May 20, 2019, 9:02:48 PM5/20/19
A new development release of Biodiverse is now available.  This is the
third instalment in the 2.99 series, heading towards a version 3 release.

You can access it through

Releases are available for Windows and Mac at this time.  A Linux
release can be made if one is needed.

The main highlights of this release are:

Unicode file names are now supported. This was implemented across
several issues -
(A few) more details are in the blog post:

Label axes can be dropped.  e.g. a structure like
Family:Genus:species:population can be converted to Genus:species.
More details are in the blog post:

You can now export RGB GeoTIFFs to reproduce the Biodiverse colour
schemes for spatial outputs.

Please give it a test run and report any errors or suggest any
improvements.  You can use this email list or the project issue tracker

More details and links relating to the new developments for version 3
can be accessed at


Assoc Prof Shawn Laffan
School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences
UNSW, Sydney 2052, Australia
Tel +61 2 9385 8093 (free diversity analysis software)

Editor, International Journal of Geographical Information Science

UNSW CRICOS Provider Code 00098G

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