The following software packages are available from ECMWF's collaborative website. Member and Co-operating States' national meteorological services should first check with Software Services for availability of additional software.

Software Description



Software for collaboration projects

BUFRDC Encodes and decodes WMO FM-94 BUFR code messages. Includes tools for conversion between BUFR and CREX. Free download
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
Free download

Enables users to run a large number of programs (with dependencies on each other and on time) in a controlled environment.

Free download
EMOSLIB Includes interpolation software and BUFR, CREX encoding and decoding routines. Free download

Encodes and decodes WMO FM-92 GRIB edition 1 and edition 2 messages.

GRIB-API is being discontinued at the end of 2018. Users should  migrate to ecCodes. For more information see GRIB-API migration 

Free download
Magics Supports the plotting of contours, wind fields, observations, satellite images, symbols, text, axes and graphs (including boxplots). Free download

Accesses, manipulates and visualises meteorological data.

Free download
Aeolus Description of what the software does    Free download


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