Absoft Corp. (http://www.absoft.com) has announced general
availability of the new Absoft Pro Fortran 11.0 for Mac OS X. It’s
ready for Mac OS X 10.6 (“Snow Leopard”)
Release 11.0 is the first of Absoft’s high-performance,
auto-parallelizing Fortran compilers to include support for OpenMP
multi-core parallel programming standards for Mac OS X with Intel
Xeon (Nehalem) processors. Absoft’s Fx3 debugger has added thread
support and the Absoft multi-platform IDE included with Pro Fortran,
now includes OpenMP and MPI features among other improvements.
Supported environments include Leopard (version 10.5) and Snow
Leopard (version 10.6).
Absoft Pro Fortran 11.0 includes both 32-bit and 64-bit compilers and
incorporates a new scheduler that the company says has demonstrated
performance increases of up to 10%. Auto-parallelization,
auto-vectorization and SSE4.1/4.2 instructions are also supported.
Pricing starts at US$299.