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Gpsdings will migrate to OpenJDK

In the not too far future gpsdings will be compiled with OpenJDK (openjdk.java.net), so the binaries will probably no longer run on Java 5.

Posted by Moritz Ringler 2008-10-20

gpsdings 0.4 released

gpsdings is a Java 1.5 command line application consisting of several GPS-related utilities, among them a geocoder for digital camera pictures.

new features:
* "gpsdings openlayers" creates OpenLayers slippy maps with GPS overlays, you can choose one or more base layers from Google Maps, Yahoo Maps, and OpenStreetMap
* "gpsdings shrink" reduces tracklogs to a given number of points preserving the track shape as much as possible.... read more

Posted by Moritz Ringler 2008-07-15

gpsdings 0.3.2 released

gpsdings is a Java 1.5 command line application consisitng of several GPS-related utilities, among them a geocoder for digital camera pictures.

The 0.3.2 release includes several bug fixes and workarounds for java bugs.

see http://gpstools.sf.net

Posted by Moritz Ringler 2007-12-30

gpsdings 0.3 released

gpstools is a Java 1.5 command line application consisitng of several GPS-related utilities, among them a geocoder for digital camera pictures.

new features:
* Support for XMP metadata (exifloc)
* Support for US units (trackanalyzer)
* Smaller executable size

see http://gpstools.sf.net

Posted by Moritz Ringler 2007-10-10

gpsdings 0.2.1 released under GPLv3

gpsdings 0.2.1 is available for download at the gpstools project. gpsdings is a java 1.5 command line tool for the manipulation and analysis of track and waypoint data recorded with a gps receiver.
The 0.2.1 release is the first release of gpsdings to appear under the new GPL v3, which is compatible with the Apache License of the jakarta commons libraries that gpsdings uses.
A new feature has also been added: the exifloc module can now write coordinates, timestamps as well as arbitrary formatted text to digital photographs that you are geo-tagging.
See the changelog at
https://sf.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=523794&group_id=181751
for details.

Posted by Moritz Ringler 2007-07-17

gpsdings 0.2 released

gpsdings 0.2 is available for download at the gpstools project. gpsdings is a java 1.5 command line tool for the manipulation and analysis of track and waypoint data recorded with a gps receiver.
The 0.2 release brings several enhancements to the trackanalyzer and exifloc modules.
See the changelog at http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=521055&group_id=181751
for details.

Posted by Moritz Ringler 2007-07-05

gpsdings 0.1 released

gpsdings 0.1 is available for download at the gpstools project. gpsdings is a java 1.5 command line tool for the manipulation and analysis of track and waypoint data recorded with a gps receiver. The 0.1 release comprises the following fully functional applications.
* exifloc - Determines the geolocation of digital camera pictures from a gps track.
* gpxkml - Converts GPX to KML.
* googlemap - Converts GPX to Google Maps API Javascript.
* trackanalyzer - Analyzes and plots gps tracks.
* gpxovl - Converts between GPX and OVL formats.
see http://gpstools.sf.net for details

Posted by Moritz Ringler 2007-05-24

gpstools preview release

gpstools, a collection of Java command-line utilities for analyzing and transforming gps tracks and waypoints has published a working preview release.
* exifloc finds the geolocation of digital camera pictures and optionally adds them to a KML or Google Maps Api map,
* googlemap converts GPX to Google Maps API Javascript,
* gpxkml converts GPX to KML preserving waypoint symbols if possible.
* gpxovl converts between GPX and GeoGridViewer/Top50 OVL formats

Posted by Moritz Ringler 2006-11-20