New: An updated version of SifDec
is now available featuring simplified tools.
This version of SifDec supersedes the current version; the old
version is no longer supported.
Users are advised to head to the
development website and
migrate to the new tools.
Users who still want to use the classic SifDec can download it below.
SifDec is available for the following popular platforms:
Compaq (DEC) Alpha, Cray, HP, IBM RS/6000, Intel-like PCs, SGI and
It is designed to be easily adapted to other platforms.
Support is provided for the following operating systems:
Digital UNIX, Tru-64 UNIX, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, IRIX and Solaris.
Double and single precision is available, in predefined small, medium or
large size. Size may also be customized to best suit your architecture
SifDec comes as a gzipped tarfile and is adapted to heterogeneous networks
as well as to personal, single-user, computers. Complete documentation is
included in the form of a pdf document, ascii readme files and man
The SIF decoder SifDec is conveniently used with
to solve the decoded SIF files using interfaces to existing
SifDec is distributed under the following
license and is as free as can
be. You are supposed to have read and agreed with the license
terms before downloading the software.
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Requirements : All you need to install and use
SifDec is a C preprocessor, basic Unix tools, such as
sed and awk and a Fortran 77 compiler.
Note : If you do not have a cpp installed, but do have
a C compiler, the
may act as a replacement. Edit it as you see fit.
The most recent version of SifDec is v2.0 revision 0.
It may be downloaded via anonymous ftp from
(126.96.36.199) in the directory
The relevant file is
Please read the README file in that directory for further
information. Updated files may be found in the
Please note however that the source files of the SIF
decoder found in
SifDec files are different; one cannot be
substituted for the other!
The SIF decoder included in the
environment is no longer maintained and for the most
recent features and updates, we encourage users to switch to