Binary Utilities

HDF5® Binary Utilities

This page allows you to obtain the HDF5 utilities individually. For a description of each tool, see HDF5 Tools.

Linux 3.10 CentOS 7 x86_64

Utilities to Display and Analyze HDF5 Files

h5dump

Displays Contents of an HDF5 File (Text)

4.45 MB
h5debug

Low Level Tool to Analyze an HDF5 File

4.20 MB
h5diff

Compares HDF5 Files

4.43 MB
h5ls

Displays Contents of an HDF5 File

4.36 MB
h5perf_serial

Analyzes Performance (Serial)

4.38 MB
h5stat

Displays Statistics on an HDF5 File

4.34 MB

    Conversion Utilities

    gif2h5

    Converts GIF File to HDF5

    4.40 MB
    h52gif

    Converts HDF5 File to GIF

    4.39 MB
    h5import

    Imports ASCII or Binary File to HDF5

    4.37 MB

      h5dump Options:

      • For ASCII files, use -o outputfile -y -w size
      • For binary files, use -b binaryfile
      • For XML, use (one or some of) --xml --use-dtd --xml-dtd=U --xml-ns=S

      Edit or Repack HDF5 Files

      h5copy

      Copies Part or All of HDF5 File to New File

      4.33 MB
      h5jam

      Adds a User Block to an HDF5 File

      4.33 MB
      h5mkgrp

      Makes a Group in an HDF5 File

      4.32 MB
      h5repack

      Repacks an HDF5 File

      4.41 MB
      h5repart

      Repartitions an HDF5 File (File Family Property)Repartitions an HDF5 File (File Family Property)

      4.19 MB
      h5unjam

      Removes a User Block from an HDF5 File

      4.33 MB

        HDF5-1.10 Utilities

        h5clear

        Either removes the metadata cache image from an HDF5 file or clears the status flags in the superblock of an HDF5 file.

        4.32 MB
        h5format_convert

        Convert the indexing of chunked datasets from 1.10.x types to 1.8.x version 1B-tree indexing

        4.33 MB
        h5watch

        (SWMR specific) Allows users to output new records appended to a datset as it grows.

        4.34 MB