Orfeo ToolBox 6.6 is out!

We are pleased to announce that Orfeo ToolBox 6.6.0 is out !

As usual, ready-to-use binary packages are available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X :

OTB 6.6

You can also checkout the source directly with git:

git clone https://gitlab.orfeo-toolbox.org/orfeotoolbox/otb.git OTB -b release-6.6

We welcome your feedback and requests, and encourage you to join the OTB community and mailing list. If you think you face a bug, please report it.

This version brings some new features :

  • Data augmentation : this feature allows to generate synthetic samples for minority classes in order to improve classifiers performance when the class inbalance is important
  • New algorithms for dimensionality reduction : Autoencoders and PCA come from Shark library, and Self Organizing Map comes from OTB itself

It also brings some improvements to facilitate maintenance

  • Migration from QT4 to QT5
  • Better integration in QGIS
  • Improvement in Application engine : simplify Complex Type¬† in input or output images, stop button in the Graphic Interface, better handling of user values

You can have a look at the Release Notes for the complete list of features & bug fixes of this version.


Thanks to everyone who helped during the release process !


The OTB Team