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3rd May 2017:
v2.7.0 released.

22nd Oct 2015:
v2.6.0 released.

29th Jan 2015:
v2.5.1 released.

22nd Aug 2014:
v2.5.0 released.

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Current Status

The current release is 2.7.0 (3rd May 2017) (click to see downloadable files). For a brief description of new features see the version history in the userguide. For a complete list of changes since previous versions see the change log.

Documentation (user guide):

The SPLASH userguide may be downloaded as a pdf, or by browsing the html version.

There is also a paper describing the basic algorithms implemented in SPLASH, which should be cited whenever you use SPLASH for scientific purposes (cite as Price, 2007, Publ. Astron. Soc. Aust., 24, 159-173).

SPLASH is a free and open source visualisation tool for Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) simulations

Latest News

3rd May 2017: v2.7.0 released (full release notes here).

This is a highly recommended release:

Get it from the download page.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Some answers to frequently asked questions (including troubleshooting related to installation problems) are given here.