High-Level Functions

Easily view and read HDF4 files


hdfinfoInformation about HDF4 or HDF-EOS file
hdfreadRead data from HDF4 or HDF-EOS file
hdftool(Not recommended) Browse and import data from HDF4 or HDF-EOS files
imreadRead image from graphics file
imwriteWrite image to graphics file


Import HDF4 Files Programatically

Reading data and metadata using the Hierarchical Data Format (HDF4) file format.

Import HDF4 Files Interactively

The HDF Import Tool is a graphical user interface that you can use to navigate through HDF4 or HDF-EOS files and import data from them.