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SPRING on the Internet

With the purpose to widely spread the Geoprocessing and Remote Sensing techniques, the Linux and Windows 95/98/NT/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7 versions of the software SPRING, can be downloaded freely ("freeware") through the Internet. The Internet version is complete containing all functions developed by INPE/DPI with no limits of data size or processing time. SPRING is available as freeware, which means that you can freely copy and redistribute the system, but INPE retains the copyright. You are not allowed to modify, sell or lend the software, and you must redistribute the entire program. Being freeware, the code is supplied "as is", without warranty of any kind. Please, check the license conditions for more details. Click HERE if you want to download some examples of SPRING databases.

Requirements to run SPRING

SPRING runs either on Linux or Windows system. The minimum requirements for running on Windows are:
  • An IBM-PC compatible, at least 512 Mb RAM, processor speed 500 MHz or better
  • Hard disk: 200 MB for the software and 250 MB for examples;
  • Windows 95/98/ME/NT/XP/Vista/7/8.
The requirements for Linux are:
  • Memory (RAM): 512Mb or more.
  • Hard disk: 200 MB free for the software and 250 Mb or more for examples.
  • Linux Operational Systems: Ubuntu 11, 12 or 14

Scientific Citation of SPRING

For citation of SPRING in scientific reports, please use a reference to the paper:
"SPRING: Integrating remote sensing and GIS by object-oriented data modelling" Camara G, Souza RCM, Freitas UM, Garrido J Computers & Graphics, 20: (3) 395-403, May-Jun 1996.

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