The spiritual successor to ParmDBplot for quickly reviewing gain solutions generated by NDPPP.

pip install lofar-h5plot==2.6.0


LOFAR H5plot

Singularity-Hub Pylint GitHub Requires.io DOI

Download the latest commit from Singularity-hub:
singularity pull --name h5plot.simg shub://tikk3r/lofar-h5plot
The image is always the latest commit on the master branch, no guarantees on stability.

H5plot is a small GUI to view the solutions in an H5parm interactively. To run it directly, clone this repository and run as

python h5plot <h5parm>

or, when using the Singularity image,

singularity run h5plot.simg <h5parm>

This package is also installable through pip:

pip install --upgrade https://github.com/revoltek/losoto/archive/master.zip
pip install lofar-h5plot

After this, it can simply be run as:

h5plot <h5parm>



  • Python >= 3.6.4
  • LoSoTo 2.0
  • Matplotlib
  • Numpy
  • PyQt5

These can be installed on Ubuntu through

apt-get install qt5-default libgl1-mesa-glx
pip install pyqt5 matplotlib
pip install --upgrade https://github.com/revoltek/losoto/archive/master.zip

A specific Python 2 version will not be released, as it will reach end of life January 1st, 2020. It might work, if the dependencies are there, but your mileage may vary and no official support will be given.