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Downloading of versions for Matlab 5

Click here, if you want the latest version of Field II for Matlab 7.

The download directory contains a number of compressed tar files. One for each computer type the program is running under (see below). In each are located all the files for the release. The tar file can be downloaded and then expanded to yield all files by using the gzip and tar programs on UNIX workstations or WinZip on PCs.

Note that this version of Field II is generated for working with the Matlab version 5.3 Windows code. For Matlab 6 under Windows and Linux you should click here for Matlab 6 and here for Matlab 7

The following operating systems are supported:

Operating system
Windows Windows 95, 98, NT + Matlab 5.3 Field_II_PC5.tar.Z Compressed TAR 2.86, 17/8-2001
Windows Windows 95, 98, NT + Matlab 5.3 ZIP file 2.86, 17/8-2001
Linux Matlab 5.3 and RedHat 6.2 Field_II_linux.tar.Z Compressed TAR 2.86, 17/8-2001
Dec Alpha DECs alpha station. Field_II_alpha.tar.Z Compressed TAR 2.63
HP-UX HP-UX version 10.20, general version Field_II_hp.tar.Z Compressed TAR 2.86, 17/8-2001
HP-UX (PA8000) HP-UX version 10.20, optimized for the PA 8000 Field_II_hp_PA8000.tar.Z Compressed TAR 2.86, 17/8-2001
SGI For Silicon Graphics Field_II_sgi.tar.Z Compressed TAR 2.72, 23/11-1999
Sun (Solaris) For Sun workstations using the Solaris operating system. Field_II_solaris.tar.Z Compressed TAR 2.72, 23/11-1999
Sun (OS 4.1) For Sun workstations using the OS 4.1 operating system. Field_II_sun_OS4.tar.Z Compressed TAR 2.72, 23/11-1999
IBM For IBM AIX workstations. Field_II_ibm.tar.Z Compressed TAR 2.72, 23/11-1999
All For all the currently supported stations Field_II_combined.tar.Z Compressed TAR 2.72 or 2.86


The tar-file should be downloaded to the directory, that must hold the files. The file is then extracted by writing:

gzip -d "name_of_tar_file".tar.Z
tar -xvf "name_of_tar_file".tar

to uncompress and extract the files. The tar-file can then be deleted. The program can now be run from this directory or from an other directory by writing:


where /home/user/field_II/m_files contains the Field II m-files. This ensures that the directory is included in the Matlab search path, and the user-written m-files can then be placed in a separate directory.

Individual files

The individual files in the installation can be found here. From this you can view and download the individual m-files or the executable mex file for Field II.

A number of utility files can be found here. The can be used for displaying the transducer geometry, etc.

Last updated: 19:45 on Mon, 30-Apr-2012