The current stable release of GPlates is GPlates 2.2, released in August 2019...
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(the latest “stable” release)
The current beta release of pyGPlates is PyGPlates beta revision 28, released in August 2020...
Download pyGPlates beta revision 28
(the latest “beta” release)
GPlates runs on Windows, Linux and macOS. We provide ready-to-use binary executables for both Windows and macOS, enabling a GPlates user to download, install and use the latest version of GPlates immediately. The binaries also include the GPlates-compatible data described below.
For macOS, we provide a 64-bit bundle for Snow Leopard (10.6) or above in a single .dmg file. To install GPlates, simply:
For Ubuntu, we provide .deb packages for 64 and 32-bit architectures. To install GPlates, simply download the appropriate package for your system and double-click to install.
We provide source-code packages for Windows (the winsrc zip-files) and Linux and macOS (the unixsrc tarballs). The source-code packages contain simple sample data, but the larger data files (described below) will need to be downloaded separately. To compile GPlates from source, you will require:
Instructions on how to compile GPlates from source may be found in the GPlates source-code releases, in the files:
A sample set of these data-files are also contained within the GPlates installation packages, and will be automatically installed with GPlates. This data has been updated for the GPlates 2.2 release. Thanks to the EarthByte Project for making these data-files available!
Go to EarthByte website for more data and models.
You may download GPlates logo in SVG format. Click here to download GPlates logo files.
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