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FITS 1.0.4 Released

December 6, 2016

This is a minor release.

There has been a minor configuration change to the Exiftool. A change was made in the parsing of ExifTool’s output to identify the TIFF EXIF format for certain types of TIFF files. The release notes are here.

The source code is no longer contained within the distribution ZIP files. However, it is available on the...

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FITS 1.0.3 Released

October 18, 2016

This is a minor release.

There are minor improvements to formats and mimetypes handled for Word documents, minor logging changes, and the removal of source code from the distribution package. See the release notes here.

The source code is no longer contained within the distribution ZIP files. However, it is available on the...

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FITS 1.0.2 and FITS Service 1.1.3 released

September 14, 2016

These are minor releases.

FITS contains better handling of XML and HTML files. Also resolved are cases where TIFF files did not properly have MIX metadata extracted for certain camera formats (Hasselblad, Sinar, and possibly others). The Linux shell scripts now resolve symlinks before loading relative paths.

FITS Service now externalizes configuration values for maximum file upload size and other values, better logging of errors, and other minor fixes.

FITS 1.0.0 and FITS Service 1.1.2 Released

June 28, 2016

We are pleased to announce a major FITS release. This release includes support for processing various word processing file types including .doc, .docx, .epub, .odt, .pdf, .rtf, and .wpd. Included are updates of normalized MIME types for supported video formats. There are also several bug fixes and performance enhancements. See the release notes (which have been moved to the Wiki section) on the ...

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FITS Web Service Project Release

January 5, 2016

FITS Web Service, a web application that can provide FITS as a service, has been refactored and incorporated into the FITS website. This release has removed all duplicate FITS code from the FITS Web Service code base. A deployed FITS on the file system is required to use the FITS Web Service. This release is meant to work with FITS 0.9.0 and later versions. The web application (WAR file) can be obtained from the ...

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