Tuesday, November 20, 2018

GeoTools 20.1 Released

The GeoTools team is happy to announce the release of GeoTools 20.1:
This release is a stable release and is recommend for new development and production systems.

This release is made in conjunction with GeoServer 2.14.1.


  • GML respects formatting options for optimized or 
  • ImageWorker allows omitting alpha band when converting from index color model to component color model.
  • Image mosaic property collector to record current time


  • GeoPackage performance improved when working with large rasters
  • GML 3.1 fix for xml:id encoding
  • Fix for oracle select bounds query
  • Use of tile cache for GeoPackage mosaic operation
  • Interpolation ignore alpha band when scaling images
  • For more details see release notes (20.1 | 20.0 | 20-RC)

About GeoTools 20 Series

  • JTS Upgrade to version 1.16 and Migrate to JSR-363, see update instructions for details.
  • Channel selection name allows expression
  • Jiffle map algebra
  • PostGIS store improvements optimized to encode additional functions directly into SQL, support for array data types, and geometries with measure.