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Specview
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To install version 2.17.5, use one of the links below. You may need to click on the links below with the SHIFT key held down to get your browser to load the file.

After downloading the installer file, run it and follow the installation instructions.

Specview is distributed with the install4j installer provided by

Specview is distributed under an Open Source BSD-style license.

Older versions: can be found here.

If you are a developer interested in Specview's inner workings, you can download the source code from the Source Forge CVS repository. See here how to do it.

Line Identifications

If you expect to use the line identification tool extensively, it is recommended that you download the file below and drop it into the same directory where the other Specview files are.

Specview works without installation of this file, but in that case it retrieves the line identification data from remote servers over the network. Having the line lists locally installed expedites their loading.

Standards Library

If you expect to use the standards library extensively, it is recommended that you download the file below and drop it into the same directory where the other Specview files are.

Specview works without installation of this file, but in that case it retrieves the data from the Space Telescope Science Institute web site. Having the standard spectrograms locally installed expedites their loading.

Kurucz Library

In order to use the Kurucz library, the file below must be downloaded and dropped into the same directory where the other Specview files are.