- Download and Installation
Here you will find the Installer (Setup) for Climsoft, Manuals, tutorial and videos guides to help you access, download, install and use Climsoft in your daily operations of Climate Data Management.
Manuals,Tutorial and Guides are intended to all Climsoft users to help them to install and use Climsoft effectively.The above link is pointing to the release page of the Climsoft GitHub repository were the released versions are kept, follow the link and download the setup (installer) of Climsoft Version 4.1.8 and then follow the instructions in the Climsoft Complete Installation video to install Climsoft. The link contains the latest installer for 32-bit, 64-bit operating system and the upgrade;the installer for 32-bit is meant for computers with 32-bit operating system while the one for 64-bit is for 64-bit computers.
The upgrade version is meant for users who have already installed previous versions of Climsoft version 4 (e.g. Climsoft version 4.1.6) and want to upgrade to the latest version (e.g.Climsoft version 4.1.8), in this case the application interface will be affected or change but the database contents (data) will not be affected or change. Follow the instructions in the Climsoft Upgrade video to learn step by step how to upgrade your Climsoft from one version to another.
In case it is necessary to update your database as well,you will be required to execute a database upgrade script that will be available in the sub folder Dbase locate in the Climsoft installation path (e.g.:C:\Program Files (x86)\ClimsoftV4\Dbase) after the installation of the installer for Climsoft Upgrade on your system. Here is a video showing How to update your database.
- Contributing to Climsoft
Contributor's and Developers' Section
Climsoft is an Open-Source community development. It is developed to meet the needs of its users, and it is very important that the users get involved. Here is the link pointing to Climsoft GitHub repository where software development, collaboration and technical discussions on climsoft development are carrying out.
Contributors are Users who are actively involved in using and developing Climsoft, through some or all of the following activities:
- Reporting bugs and errors through the Forum
- Testing bug fixes
- Suggesting and specifying extensions to the Project
- Developing and testing local extensions and changes
- Offering developments for inclusion in the core Project.
The Climsoft Community needs your help. Share your experience and ideas here, and become a Contributor. Climsoft Contributors must first read and sign the Climsoft Contributor Agreement. This is to protect both you and the Climsoft Project. Click on the link below:
Organisation of the Climsoft Project
Climsoft is an Open-Source Community project. Development, maintenance and support is mainly provided by the NMHSs of Developing Countries who are also its principal users.
Contributions from the NMHSs and others are warmly welcomed. Climsoft relies on a supportive community of users, contributors and developers.
Roles in the Climsoft Project are operated as meritocracies -- the more you contribute, and the higher the quality of your contribution, the more you are encouraged to do. However with this comes increased responsibility.
The Climsoft community is expected to encourage and assist all its members to contribute to the effective development and use of Climsoft to the greatest extent possible.