2014 promises to be an exciting year. I’m not just talking about the scheduled test launch of NASA’s Orion, or the 22nd Winter Olympics, or even the fact that it’s the International Year of Crystallography (who knew?!). It’s also the year of the FME International User Conference 2014 – the first FME UC since 2009, and projected to be bigger and more exciting than ever.

Of course, no New Year would be complete without the launch of the best FME to date.

“What’s Great” is a technical summary of all the new and updated applications, functionality, and formats in a particular version of FME. Expand the sections below to explore What’s Great in FME Desktop 2014, and go here for FME Server 2014.

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The new FME 2014 Workbench splashscreen

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NULL support

Point clouds

Python

Cross-platform compatibility

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FME Workbench underwent a major visual overhaul this release. Be sure to check out fme.ly/workbenchTop10 to read more about the top 10 most exciting Workbench improvements, and explore The Hidden Treasures of FME 2014 to learn about enhancements to the FME Desktop interface.

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transformer ports

WB2014-TransformerDecorations

WB2014-MovingBookmarkContents

WB2014-SelectionToolOops

WB2014-PopUpPorts

WB2014-RightClickFTForDatasetParam

WB2014-DynamicInputPorts

WB2014-ConnectionPointSelection

WB2014-EditValueFunctionality

WB2014-CollapsiblePanels

Custom transformers

createcustomtransformer2

WG2014-CTSchema

Custom_Transformer_Versioning1

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The FME Data Inspector gained some highly useful functionality, providing the most detailed and interactive data inspection yet.

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bg maps

copy ground coords

save di

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FME 2014 gained a multitude of formats and transformers for vector, raster, point cloud, database, and web data. Read about the top 10 transformer updates over at the Safe Blog, and visit safe.com/transformers to learn more about each of the new and updated transformers listed below. To learn about the new and improved readers/writers, visit safe.com/formats.

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New transformers

WG2014-MapnikRasterizer

WG2014-PointCloudCTC

WG2014-RasterSlopeCalc

Deprecated transformers

Updated transformers

featuremerger

WG2014-GeometryFilter

expressions

snapper

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New format readers/writers

Revit

Updated format readers/writers

gml writer

WG2014-PostGISSQL

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For the developers out there, FME Objects gained some modules and methods for more flexible integration.

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Lastly, be sure to check out FME 2014’s new coordinate systems and reprojection updates.

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New coordinate systems

Updates

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Tiana Warner

Tiana is a product marketing manager at Safe Software. Her background in computer programming and creative hobbies led her to be one of the main producers of creative content for Safe Software. Tiana spends her free time writing fantasy novels and riding her horse, Bailey.

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2 Responses to “What’s Great 2014 – FME Desktop”

  1. […] every year we release a new version of FME. And yes, every year we do our absolute best to pack it full of features in response to real (and anticipated) user needs as well as the industry directions we […]

  2. […] For å se alle detaljer og f.eks alle nye transformers så finnes dette godt oppsummert her: http://blog.safe.com/2014/01/whats-great-2014-fme-desktop/ […]

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