Release Notes: A 32-bit limitation on low-level table reads was removed. Much faster byte-swapping algorithms were implemented, accelerating FITS on little-endian machines. Data type conversion on losslessly compressed files was improved. Support for IBM System Z mainframes was improved. Numerous bugs were fixed.
Release Notes: This release restores support for tile compression of 1-byte integer images. It modifies the command line parsing routine to perform more rigorous checks to determine if the token can be interpreted as a number or not. It adds support for reading and writing large FITS files (> 2.1 GB) when building CFITSIO using Microsoft Visual C++ on Windows platforms. There are numerous bugfixes.