Surfer Version History

Official version history and changelog information for Surfer 15. 

Surfer 15.3.307 (January 24, 2018)


  • TIFF Import: custom blanking/nodata value not recognized at/near limits
  • Corrected a problem introduced in 15.2 where the Contents and Properties were not displayed correctly in the 3D view

Surfer 15.2.305 (January 23, 2018)


  • Image Export: Surfer freezes after export of a large image file
  • GeoTIFF with north polar stereographic projection importing as "unreferenced"
  • Export KMZ: Error exporting large Color Relief maps to KMZ
  • Double precision Fortran numbers no longer recognized as numeric
  • Download Online Maps: Geoportale Nazionale WMS servers not recognized as valid
  • LAZ open: silently quits
  • SHP Import: Keep partial import if invalid shape type is encountered partway into a shapefile
  • Plot View: Empty Contents pane
  • SRF file size: setting coordinate system increases file size significantly
  • Base Map (raster): image loses resolution when change limits
  • Internal Error when opening an SRF file in module Stratos (LinearRelativeToSurface.cpp)
  • Map Wizard: Gridding page: Internal Error when gridding insufficient data with Z transform set to Log
  • Crash when saving a file that contains a 3D view with a flight path, after the grid was deleted
  • Internal Error when after copying (SceneNodeSerializeProxy.cpp)
  • Slow redraw with large raster base map and geotransform
  • Internal Error when setting symbology to Unclassed Colors (ColorMap.cpp)
  • Crash when Reload Map Data with open base layer group
  • Internal Error when opening Surfer 7 file (Archive.cpp)
  • Download Online Maps: image is invisible after converting from lat/lon to Polyconic
  • Grid Info in the Open Grid dialog shows incorrect X and Y max values

New Features/Improvements

  • Added support for NOAA polar stereographic projections
  • Multithreading: added an option to limit the number of processors used

Surfer 15.1.285 (December 13, 2017)

  • 3D View: color relief only displays color when base layer exists
  • 3D View: Fly-Through: Crash when record (iyuv_32.dll)
  • 3D View: Internal Error when previewing flight in KeyFrame.cpp
  • 3D View: Internal Error while Panning (ZoomingTrackball.cpp)
  • 3D View: Vertical Exaggeration: the slider isn't sliding to appropriate values with geotransform
  • Base Symbology: Classed Symbols: clicking Apply reverses the color when Min=Max
  • Contour Levels: Unable to set maximum contour equal to minimum contour and vice versa
  • Crash when adding/editing watershed layer to S14 SRF file in S15
  • Crash when disk is full while exporting to a PNG file (ntdll.dll)
  • Crash when export to KMZ file (ioKmlu)
  • Crash when importing TIF files with bad field counts in IFD headers
  • Crash when move post label after undo (Surfer.exe)
  • Crash when saving SRF file with profile after loading TIF (surfer.exe)
  • Crash when trying to group 3D surface in StratosView.cpp
  • Export PDF raster: page size in cm is exported in inches (but using cm values)
  • Georeference Image: unending error (Coordinate system conversion cannot be completed. Unable to compute matrix for the given control point set.)
  • GPX: import gives error "not well-formed (invalid token)" and doesn't load
  • Import KML/KMZ: transparent PNG doesn't import as transparent
  • Import uses a different format if one was previously selected
  • Internal Error after georeferencing an image in Axis.cpp (KERNELBASE.dll)
  • Internal Error after georeferencing an image in GeoreferenceGridView.cpp (KERNELBASE.dll)
  • Internal Error after using Reload Data on base from data layer
  • Internal Error in General Polygon Clipping Library while editing contour labels
  • Internal Error or crash when loading XLSX file from floating properties window in PropWin.cpp
  • Internal Error when deleting 3D surface map used to create 3D view (StratosStateManager.cpp)
  • Internal Error when georeferencing an image in GeoreferenceDoc.cpp (KERNELBASE.dll)
  • Internal Error when gridding a grid in UiFileOpen.cpp (KERNELBASE.dll)
  • Internal Error when internal filter index is zero in FileDialog.cpp
  • Internal Error when opening an SRF file with point cloud layers w/out the LAS/LAZ file
  • Internal Error when opening S9 SRF file in ReliefLayerNode.cpp
  • Internal Error when saving a S14 SRF file with a watershed layer in S15 (SceneNodeSerializeProxy.cpp, KERNELBASE.dll)
  • Internal Error when saving an SRF with profile but no map in SceneNodeSerializeProxy.cpp
  • Internal Error: when adding a point cloud layer to an existing point cloud/3D view (MapFrameNode.cpp)
  • Open Grid goes to directory above the last directory accessed (Info, Volume, Project, Point Sample)
  • PDF import filter won't open files with Unicode characters in the name
  • Post Map: leader line is not connected to label bounding box when increase width
  • Post map: leader points in wrong direction when small labels get too close to symbol
  • Text Editor: Fraction template line is shifted
  • VirtualBox Crash creating 3D view from any map
  • Worksheet: Crash when Undo and Redo while editing a cell
  • Worksheet Transform: Wrong result from calculation

Surfer 15.0.263 (November 7, 2017)

  • First released version of Surfer 15


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