SAS News

XMM-Newton Science Analysis Software


Current version : 16.0.0 Patched Release date: February 24, 2017


The Science Analysis Software (SAS) is an extensive suite of software tasks developed to process the data collected by the XMM-Newton Observatory. The SAS is released periodically. With each release, new software developments and bug fixes are included with the aim to improve the processing of XMM-Newton data.

Before you start surfing through them, you may want to have a look at a very concise SAS description.


  • [24/02/2017]
    • Released set of 6 patches to SAS 16.0.0 packages. Please find here the corresponding Release Notes.
      Only those who have downloaded SAS 16.0.0 before [24/02/2017] should apply the patch by downloading the individual 6 patches from here.
      By default, new downloads include and install these patches.

    • Released SAS 16.0.0 on macOS Sierra (MacOSX 10.12.3, Darwin-16.4.0) which includes the Patch.

  • [16/01/2017] SAS 16.0.0 binaries released - Find here the corresponding release notes.