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22nd Aug 2014:
v2.5.0 released.

1st Apr 2014:
v2.4.1 released.

21st Feb 2014:
v2.4.0 released.

11th Nov 2013:
v2.3.1 released.

9th Aug 2013:
v2.3.0 released.

10th May 2013:
v2.2.2 released.

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Current Status

The current release is 2.5.0 (22nd August 2014) (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

22nd Aug 2014: v2.5.0 released (full release notes here).

Main changes:

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1st Apr 2014: v2.4.1 released (full release notes here).

This is a minor (but highly recommended) release:

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Frequently Asked Questions:

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