Welcome to the uDig 1.2 Release Candidate 3. No further release candidates are planned, we are putting the finishing touches on documentation community update sites prior to 1.2.0.

This release is made in conjunction with GeoTools 2.6.4.


Download the package appropriate to your platform, unzip and run:

Windows and Linux packages includes a Java Runtime so you really can unzip and run without making any configuration changes to your Machine. On Mac OSX uDig is able to check for Java Advanced Imaging and install if needed.

To get started with uDig:

About uDig 1.2 Release Candidate 3

The release adds three amazing new features:

Additional documentation for developers:

Release Notes:


  • [UDIG-1632] - IFeaturePanel class and Extension Point


  • [UDIG-1520] - unable to connect WMS with Udig
  • [UDIG-1553] - axios plugin edittools
  • [UDIG-1578] - OracleGeoResource keeps its own IService
  • [UDIG-1587] - Adding WMS service via wizard fails.
  • [UDIG-1612] - Bluemarble tif not displayed
  • [UDIG-1629] - PostGIS next() called before hasNext()
  • [UDIG-1633] - Cannot resolve PostGIS layer to JDBCDataStore
  • [UDIG-1638] - Marker size defaults to 6
  • [UDIG-1639] - Table show selection does nothing
  • [UDIG-1641] - RenderContextImpl fails when MapViewer not shown yet
  • [UDIG-1642] - Cant edit PostGIS line feature in 1.2-rc2
  • [UDIG-1650] - Add transparency support for default Image format image/png8


  • [UDIG-1631] - Move public documentation to public svn
  • [UDIG-1634] - Break ICatalog up into ISearch and IRepository and check interface boundaries
  • [UDIG-1647] - Add visual queues to information tool layer list
  • [UDIG-1648] - Change Coordinate System: Set focus to Search field
  • [UDIG-1655] - Allow user to change layer filter
  • [UDIG-1656] - FeatureInterceptor for creation of default values
  • [UDIG-1657] - Service and GeoResource Interceptors

New Feature

  • [UDIG-1658] - Generic GeoTools DataStore support
  • [UDIG-1659] - Relaxing requirement to know bounds
  • [UDIG-1660] - User control of Feature Caching
  • [UDIG-1661] - Filter layer content with "query builder"

Known problems:

About uDig 1.2 Series

The uDig 1.2 series highlights a lot really great ideas the developer community has been working on. We have migrated to a modern version of the GeoTools library - bringing in five years of new developments in standard support, and a host of new raster and vector formats. An exciting addition is the use of the ImageIO-ext project allowing the use of raster formats supported by GDAL.

New and capabilities of uDig 1.2 include: