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PIPS stand for Parallel Information Processing System. The programs in this system convert data between the portable image map format (PNM) and the network common data format (NetCDF) and perform several operations on Net CDF files in parallel using the Parallel Virtual Machine. This project has been decommissioned and is no longer developed.


User manual available in HTML format from

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Download version 1.02 (stable)
released on 30 March 2001



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey16 February 2001

Leaders and contributors

Frank Heimes Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use PVM library
Required to use Net CFD library

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 16 September 2010.


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