Absoft Corporation, a leading developer of compilers and high performance computing tools for Mac OS, Windows and Linux, today announced general availability of the new Pro Fortran 2012 v11.5 for Mac OS X. Compatible with Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion, Pro Fortran 2012 is a major release which incorporates several new features which improve ease-of-use and increase performance on multi-core systems. Prices start at $299.

 Primary features of Pro Fortran 2012 for Mac OS include: Absoft’s exclusive dynamic load balancing optimizer (-05) for multi-core systems; addition of AVX vector support in compiler and Fx3 graphical debugger; a new matrix view array display for the Fx3 graphical debugger; additional Fortran 2003 and 2008 extensions; Absoft’s new HPC Scientific and Engineering math library for Mac OS; Absoft Tools (IDE) has been enhanced to support external library plug-ins; and the new 64-bit Cocoa compatible Absoft Window Environment (AWE) which can automatically add a Mac style graphical interface to your compiled applications.

 IMSL numerical libraries are an available option (IMSL availability on Mac OS X is an Absoft exclusive). Companion Pro Fortran suites available for Windows and Linux. Trial versions available, registration required.