IDL is a data analysis software available on all the CC-IN2P3 compute servers.


Different releases are available at CC-IN2P3. Please follow the software loader syntax to list and activate the required release.

To use IDL one should type the command:

% idl

An integrated development environment is available allowing also to explore the documentation (online), to use it type:

% idlde


This software is under academic licence and cannot be used for industrial calculations.

To use IDL on the computing platformb, you should define the resource upon submission. The number of available/used licenses is given here.