readJDX Overhaul

R readJDX Data Formats

Improvements to readJDX

Bryan Hanson

readJDX reads files in the JCAMP-DX format used in the field of spectroscopy. A recent overhaul has made it much more robust, and as such the version is now at Most of the changes were internal, but three important user-facing changes are:

You can see more about the package here. As always, if you use the package and have troubles, please file an issue. The JCAMP-DX standard is challenging and vendors have a lot of flexibility, so please do share any problematic files you encounter.

  1. The current version also includes changes in an unreleased version (0.3.372) in which several bugs were squashed.



For attribution, please cite this work as

Hanson (2020, Jan. 2). Chemometrics & Spectroscopy Using R: readJDX Overhaul. Retrieved from

BibTeX citation

  author = {Hanson, Bryan},
  title = {Chemometrics & Spectroscopy Using R: readJDX Overhaul},
  url = {},
  year = {2020}