OTB 7.0.0 released

Dear all,

We are pleased to announce that OTB version 7.0.0 is out !

Ready-to-use binary packages are available on the package page of the website:

  • OTB-7.0.0-Win32.zip for Windows 32 bits
  • OTB-7.0.0-Win64.zip for Windows 64 bits
  • OTB-7.0.0-Linux64.run for Linux
  • OTB-7.0.0-Darwin64.run for Mac OS X

You can also checkout the release branch with git:

git clone https://gitlab.orfeo-toolbox.org/orfeotoolbox/otb.git OTB -b release-7.0

This version brings a lot of changes, including:

  • Documentation:
    • The Cookbook has been refactored !
    • The Software guide has been removed, most of its content has been migrated to the Cookbook.
  • New applications:
  • Modern Continuous Integration architecture:
    • For the main repository: Gitlab-CI, Docker, SonarQube, … check this wiki page.
    • Remote modules use Travis-CI, more information here.
  • Other changes includes:
    • The minimum CMake version required to compile OTB is now 3.10.2 .
    • The Mosaic Remote Module has been moved inside the OTB.
    • The Python wrapper support logging.
    • Python 2 is not supported by the wrapper anymore
    • The Java wrapper has been removed.
    • Support for GDAL 3.X has been added, support for GDAL 1.X has been removed.
    • Support for OpenCV 4 has been added.

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.

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