File format designed to store large amounts of data
https://www.hdfgroup.org/HDF5 Also known as: hdf5@1.10

Current version

Revision: 2

hdf5 requires the following formulae to be installed:
autoconf 2.69 Automatic configure script builder
automake 1.15.1 Tool for generating GNU Standards-compliant Makefiles
libtool 2.4.6_1 Generic library support script
szip 2.1.1 Implementation of extended-Rice lossless compression algorithm

Reverse dependencies

The following formulae require hdf5 to be installed:
vtk 8.0.1 Toolkit for 3D computer graphics, image processing, and visualization.
libmatio 1.5.10_2 C library for reading and writing MATLAB MAT files
flann 1.9.1_3 Fast Library for Approximate Nearest Neighbors

Formula history

Michka Popoff hdf5: build with fortran by default
ilovezfs hdf5: install the C++ headers
Mike McQuaid hdf5 1.10.1 (import from homebrew/science)