readJDX Overhaul

Data Formats
Improvements to readJDX

Bryan Hanson


January 2, 2020

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.↩︎



BibTeX citation:
  author = {Bryan Hanson},
  title = {readJDX {Overhaul}},
  date = {2020-01-02},
  url = {},
  langid = {en}
For attribution, please cite this work as:
Bryan Hanson. 2020. “readJDX Overhaul.” January 2, 2020.