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GMAT makes official releases to the public approximately once every 6-12 months.
GMAT is a cross-platform application, but we publish binaries on Windows only. For other platforms, see below to start from source. The latest official version is R2012a, released May 23, 2012.
- Windows installer (get this if you aren't sure)
- Windows zip file
- Source code and data (for developers)
- All Releases (SourceForge project page)
Certain plugins are disabled by default. These can be enabled by uncommenting the appropriate
PLUGIN lines in
libMatlabInterface(see Configuring the MATLAB Interface for configuration)
If you use Mac or Linux, or if you just want the latest code, you can choose to build GMAT yourself. Our continuously-updated public code is hosted in the following Subversion repository:
See Developmentfor compiling instructions.
Internal (NASA GSFC) users can download GMAT from the project's network share.
We have special installers and binaries for internal users that contain some extra plugins we don't yet have permission to release.
Browse to this location:
The following files are available:
gmat-internal-winInstaller-i586-R2012a-Beta.exe: Windows installer (internal version)
gmat-internal-win-i586-R2012a-Beta.zip: Windows zip distribution (internal version)
internalplugins.zip: extra plugins for the public releases. Extract this file over your existing GMAT installation to add the extra plugins, then uncomment the appropriate
GMAT\bin\gmat_startup_file.txtto enable them.
We post daily development builds to the following location:
This location contains these folders:
LatestCompleteVersion: the latest full GMAT instance. Copy this to your computer and run
YYYY-MM-DDfolders: compiled files only from that day's build. To use this, copy the contents over your existing GMAT installation. Note that if the two versions are very different, changes in other files may render your GMAT installation inoperable. If this happens, start with
The main source code repository is the public SourceForge-hosted one above. Certain internal plugins and other unreleased files are stored in the following internal repository:
See the GMAT development team for access.