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New version 1.2.25 released

Dear colleagues,

The new version 1.2.25 of the C-Munipack software is available for download.

Major changes:
* New document - Theory of operation
* Improved Light curve dialog - added MCV compatible output.
* Other minor bug fixes and improvements

Best regards,

David

Posted by David Motl 2012-01-07

The 1.2 version is stable now

Dear colleagues,

The new version 1.2.24 of the C-Munipack software is available for download. After several years of the development, the 1.2.24 version is now mature enough to be called a stable version and intended for all users.

Best regards,

David

Posted by David Motl 2011-12-07

New version 1.2.23 released

Dear colleagues,

The new version 1.2.23 of the C-Munipack software is available for download.

Major changes:
* New feature - background process of new files

This is probably the last development release of 1.2 version. If there won't be any major issues reported before the end of November, I make the 1.2 a stable version.

All comments and suggestions are appreciated.

Best regards,

David

Posted by David Motl 2011-11-13

New version 1.2.22 released

Dear colleagues,

The new version 1.2.22 of the C-Munipack software is available for download.

Major changes:
* Support for separating color channel from DSLR images.

This is a development version and it is not intended for ordinary users. All comments and suggestions are appreciated.

Best regards,

David Motl

Posted by David Motl 2011-10-21

New version 1.2.21 released

Dear colleagues,

The new version 1.2.21 of the C-Munipack software is available for download.

Major changes:
* Added support for Nikon D90 raw files.
* Separated Environment options and Project options.
* Project options can be saved to a file and restored back.
* Optionally the software can play a sound when processing is finished.
* Configurable path to the directory where temporary data are stored.
* Fixed bug - failed to save an image to a file containing national characters.
* New optional columns in the main application windows - offset X and Y (after update from an older versions, you have to do matching again to see the values.)
* Other minor bug fixes and improvements... read more

Posted by David Motl 2011-10-05

New version 1.2.20 released

Dear colleagues,

The new version 1.2.20 of the C-Munipack software is available for download.

This release fixes various bug that were discovered in the previous version.

This is a development version and it is not intended for ordinary users. All comments and suggestions are appreciated.

Best regards,

David Motl

Posted by David Motl 2011-08-14

New version 1.2.19 released

Dear colleagues,

The new version 1.2.19 of the C-Munipack software is available for download.

Two new tools were implemented to the preview window - profile and histogram.

This is a development version and it is not intended for ordinary users. All comments and suggestions are appreciated.

Best regards,

David Motl

Posted by David Motl 2011-08-07

New version 1.2.18 released

Dear colleagues,

The new version 1.2.18 of the C-Munipack software is available for download.

This version fixes bugs in the previous release - merging frames, flat frame correction. New feature is possibility of removing outliers from a light curve and other output windows.

This is a development version and it is not intended for ordinary users. All comments and suggestions are appreciated.

Best regards,... read more

Posted by David Motl 2011-07-24

New version 1.2.17 released

Dear colleagues,

The new version 1.2.17 of the C-Munipack software is available for download.

The major change in the new version is an experimental support for the RAW format, which is produced by some DSLR camera model.

This is a development version and it is not intended for ordinary users. All comments and suggestions are appreciated.

Best regards,

David Motl

Posted by David Motl 2011-07-13

New version 1.2.16 released

Dear colleagues,

The new version 1.2.16 of the C-Munipack software is available for download.

The new version fixes a major bug in the light-curve tool, the resulting file was missing columns with error estimates.

This is a development version and it is not intended for ordinary users. All comments and suggestions are appreciated.

Best regards,

David Motl

Posted by David Motl 2011-06-15

New version 1.1.29 released

The new version 1.1.29 of the C-Munipack software is ready for download.

This version provides minor bug fixes:

* Fixed dialog control arranging problems on Windows 7 with
screen resolution other than 100% (Control Panel -> Appearance and Personalization -> Adjust screen resolution)

* Fixed bug in the XML parser, comments in files were not handled correctly, which caused incompatibility between catalog files made in 1.2.x and 1.1.x versions.... read more

Posted by David Motl 2011-06-14

New version 1.2.15 released

Dear colleagues,

The new version 1.2.15 of the C-Munipack software is available on the Internet.

The new version fixes a critical bug in the master-dark tool, the resulting file was missing a header, so it was rejected in a subsequent dark-frame correction.

The graph widgets and the chart widgets have been changed - the cursor that indicates a focused object or point is now animated and more contrast.... read more

Posted by David Motl 2011-06-04

New version 1.2.14 released

Dear colleagues,

The new version 1.2.14 of the C-Munipack software is available on the Internet.

* Faster rendering of charts and curves.
* Faster reading and writing of photometry files.
* Making of light curve is now more intuitive.
* Improvements of facade of many dialogs and windows.
* Updated user's manual.

This is a development version and it is not intended for ordinary users. All comments and suggestions are appreciated.... read more

Posted by David Motl 2011-05-26

New version 1.1.28 released

The new version 1.1.28 of the C-Munipack software is available on the Internet.

This version provides minor changes only:
* Circles displayed in the Preview window are more contrast.
* Added support for SuperWasp files.

Best regards,

David Motl

Posted by David Motl 2011-02-21

New version 1.2.13 released

The new version 1.2.13 of the C-Munipack software is available on the Internet.

The version provides the following new features:
* User defined table of objects and locations to quick retrieval of the coordinates.
* Most of the dialogs have got the "Help" button that opens a context-sensitive help.

Other functions were improved or changed:
* Improvements of facade of many dialogs and windows.
* The catalog file can optionally include observer's coordinates.
* Updated user's manual.... read more

Posted by David Motl 2010-11-29

New version 1.2.12 released

The new version 1.2.12 of the C-Munipack software is available on the Internet.

The version provides the following new features:
* Tools in the preview window - quick photometry and object inspector

Other functions were improved or changed:
* New date&time format - SuperWASP archive
* Many other bug fixes and minor improvements

This is a development version and it is not itended for ordinary users. All comments and suggestions are appreciated.... read more

Posted by David Motl 2010-09-28

Second patch for version 1.2.11

Dear users,

The second patch for the version 1.2.11 is available for dowload. It fixes a bug in the following command-line tools: biasbat, darkbat and flatbat. They didn't copy a part of the header from an original file into a target file.

Regards,

David

Posted by David Motl 2010-09-06

Patch for version 1.2.11

Dear users,

The patch for the version 1.2.11 is available for dowload. The only change is in the Fetch/convert files function. The program now skips header items that do not conform to the FITS standard. The older versions rejected those files with an error message. For example, if a value of a key contains a character from the upper half of the ASCII, it does NOT conform to the FITS standard.

Regards,... read more

Posted by David Motl 2010-07-26

New version 1.2.11 released

The new version 1.2.11 of the C-Munipack software is available on the Internet.

The version provides the following new features:
* Incremental processing (process new files)
* Express reduction
* CCD frame merging

Other functions were improved or changed:
* Faster application startup
* Thumbnails are displayed in a separate window now
* The program can look up the object's coordinates from common catalogues of variable stars (GCVS, NSV, NSVS and BRKA)
* Many other bug fixes and minor improvements... read more

Posted by David Motl 2010-07-18

New version 1.2.10 released

Dear colleagues,

the new version 1.2.10 of the C-Munipack software is available on the Internet.

In this version, all source code was merged into single package. This change simplifies the installation procedure for Linux users.

The new version also provides the following features:
* Heliocentric correction
* Air-mass coefficient

This is a development version and it is not itended for ordinary users. All comments and suggestions will be much appreciated.... read more

Posted by David Motl 2010-05-16

New version 1.1.27 released

Dear colleagues,

the new version 1.1.27 is available on the Internet. Major changes:

* fixed bug with time correction in 'process new files' tool.
* support for date&time format used by IR frames from ESO-LaSilla observatory.

Regards,

David

Posted by David Motl 2010-05-15

New version released (1.2.4)

Dear colleagues,

the new version 1.2.4 of the C-Munipack software is available on the Internet.

This is a development version and it is not itended for ordinary users. All comments and suggestions will be much appreciated. This is the first release with a documentation and an installer for Windows users.

Best regards,

David Motl

Posted by David Motl 2009-04-15

C-Munipack: New version released (1.1.26)

The C-Munipack is an astrophotometry software package, which offers a complete solution for reduction of images carried out by CCD camera, intended on a observation of variable stars. It provides a simple and intuitive graphical user interface.

The new version 1.1.26 of C-Munipack software is available on the Internet.

This release mainly introduces support for two camera models and fixes several minor bugs. See the change log for details.... read more

Posted by David Motl 2009-01-22

New version released (1.2.3)

Dear colleagues,

the new version 1.2.3 of the C-Munipack software is available on the Internet.

This is a development version and it is not itended for ordinary users. All comments and suggestions will be much appreciated. Thus, only source code is provided and there is no proper documentation available so far.

Best regards,

David Motl

Posted by David Motl 2008-12-23

New version released (1.1.25)

Dear colleagues,

the new version 1.1.25 of C-Munipack software is available on the Internet.

This release mainly fixes several minor bugs. There are a few new features, though. See Change Log for details.

Best regards,

David Motl

Posted by David Motl 2008-10-08