WXtoImg
software to decode APT and WEFAX signals from weather satellites

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WXtoImg Installation and Quick Start Guide

Windows 95/98/ME/XP/2000/NT/Vista/7/8 Installation and Quick Start

  • Download the latest version from here.
  • If a previous version of WXtoImg is running, exit the program before installing or updating to a new version.
  • Double click on wxinst21011.exe and follow the instructions.

  • Choose programs->WXtoImg->WXtoImg from the start menu.

  • Enter your location when prompted,
  • select File -> Update Keplers, and
  • then read the Required Calibration information and follow the instructions.

Mac OS X Installation and Quick Start

  • Download the latest version from here.
  • Double click on WXtoImg21011 and follow the installation instructions (if it doesn't start automatically).

  • Open the Applications folder, then open the WXtoImg folder and double click on WXtoImg.

  • Enter your location when prompted,
  • select File -> Update Keplers, and
  • then read the Required Calibration information and follow the instructions.

Linux RPM Installation and Quick Start

  • Download the latest version from here.
  • Login as root.

  • If you are using a graphical user interface double click on wxtoimg-2.10.11-1.i386.rpm the choose install or update/upgrade.

  • Choose Applications->wxtoimg from the start menu on the taskbar,
  • then enter your location when prompted,
  • select File -> Update Keplers, and
  • then read the Required Calibration information and follow the instructions.

  • If you are using a command line interface, run:
    
    	rpm --install --force wxtoimg-2.10.11-1.i386.rpm
    
    or:
    
    	rpm --upgrade --force wxtoimg-2.10.11-1.i386.rpm
    
    Then run:
    
    	 xwxtoimg
    
    or
    
    	 wxtoimg -G
    
    or choose Applications->wxtoimg or Other->wxtoimg from the start menu on the taskbar.
  • Enter your location when prompted,
  • select File -> Update Keplers, and
  • then read the Required Calibration information and follow the instructions.

UNIX/64-Bit Linux/FreeBSD/etc. tar.gz Installation and Quick Start

  • Download the latest version to your Desktop from here.
  • To install WXtoImg on Linux and UNIX operating systems, type the following command:
    
    	 gunzip < wxtoimg-linux64-2.10.11-1.tar.gz | sudo sh -c "(cd /; tar -xvf -)"
    

  • To begin using WXtoImg, attach a cable between your receiver output and your soundcard input, then type the following command at a shell prompt:
    
    	xwxtoimg
    
    or
    
    	wxtoimg -G
    
    or choose Applications->wxtoimg or Other->wxtoimg from the start menu on the taskbar.

  • Enter your location when prompted,
  • select File -> Update Keplers, and
  • then read the Required Calibration information and follow the instructions.


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