OTB 3.18.1 Released

We are pleased to announce the release of OTB 3.18.1.

This is a minor bug-fix release in preparation for the upcoming version of Monteverdi2. We have especially rework the JPEG2000 driver to decrease the cache consumption and avoid memory leak.

The list of changes since 3.18.0:

* Library
  * Core and Third Parties
    * Update the JPEG2000ImageIO to decrease cache consumption and avoid memory leak between OTB and internal OpenJPEG library
    * Improve the control over the generation of GDAL overviews with a new method to set the resolution factor

  * CMake
    * remove OTBParseArguments from OTB source because it is not used

  * Examples
    * Update HelloWorld example CMakeLists

  * Applications
    * Updated applications
      * Update Stereo application documentation example with new parameters
      * Add a log message about color mapping method used by application
    * Core Framework
      * Intialize properly QtWidgetChoiceParameter
    * Increase minimun cmake version to 2.8.3 wwhen build applications


We recommend that all users update to 3.18.1.

Thanks again to all the contributors for the great work and to all the users for their feedbacks.

As usual, sources and binary packages (Monteverdi for Mac OS X and Windows) can be downloaded here. Binary packages (OTB applications and Monteverdi) are also integrated in OSGeo4W for Windows user.

For Linux users, new version will be also soon available for update through your favorite package manager software (it is already available on Ubuntu).

We welcome your feedback and request, and encourage you to join the community and mailing list.

Let’s move now to Monteverdi2!

OTB Team