The following software packages are available from ECMWF's collaborative website. Member and Co-operating States' national meteorological services should first check with Software Support for availability of additional software.
Software or collaboration projects
(unless stated otherwise)
|ecCodes||Encodes and decodes WMO FM-92 GRIB messages (editions 1 and 2) and WMO FM-94 BUFR messages (editions 3 and 4).
Note: ecCodes is an evolution of GRIB API
Enables users to run a large number of programs (with dependencies on each other and on time) in a controlled environment.
|Magics||Supports the plotting of contours, wind fields, observations, satellite images, symbols, text, axes and graphs (including boxplots).||Download Magics|
Accesses, manipulates and visualises meteorological data.
|Aeolus||ECMWF and KNMI develop the Aeolus Level-2B wind retrieval software, the main output of which are HLOS wind observations, which are suitable for use in NWP and meteorological research.||Request Aeolus download|
|Web API||ECMWF Web API is a set of services developed by ECMWF to allow users from the outside to access some internal features and data of the centre. |
|ECaccess||ECaccess provides a portal for registered users to access the ECMWF computing and archiving facilities with single step authentication from anywhere on the Internet.||Download ECaccess|
|BUFRDC||Encodes and decodes WMO FM-94 BUFR code messages. Includes tools for conversion between BUFR and CREX.|
|EMOSLIB||Includes interpolation software and BUFR, CREX encoding and decoding routines.|