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MIDOP is available for free to any institution or individual interested.
The tool is released under:
- Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 (BY-NC-SA) International License
- AGPL v3 License.

In order to download it, please, send us an email specifying your Institution or affiliation
and which kind of macroseismic data you would like to publish.

We shall evaluate your request and we will provide you with a password to unlock the zip package.

This procedure will help us keeping trace of its use and will increase the networking among users.

By installing MIDOP you understand that you will use it at your own risk.
Though we made every effort to make the tool useful and problem free, it is available "as is"
and we will not provide any technical support.
There is no guarantee that it will suit your needs, no guarantee that it will not cause problems
on any system on which it will be used, and no guarantee against consequential damages.

MIDOP package, December 2015 release - password protected zip file
  1. Unzip the folder "MIDOP" into your webserver root
          (e.g. "C:\myWebServerFolder\htdocs\" on Windows or "/var/www/" on Linux)
          If you don't have any webserver and would like to try out MIDOP,
          you may want to try out the pre-configured webserver below (only for MS Windows users)
  2. turn ON your webserver (Apache and MySQL)
  3. point your browser to the MIDOP folder served by your webserver (e.g.: http://localhost/MIDOP)

 Changelog [click for more]

Important notes

 Notes on the required webserver configuration for serving MIDOP generated websites [click for more]

 Notes for Mac OS X users [click for more]

 Notes for Linux users [click for more]

Additional resources

 Example dataset, based on the work by Olivera et al., 2006


  Pre-configured web server for Windows (zip, 129Mb), with Apache + PHP + MySql

1) Unzip the folder "xampp" to "C:\xampp\"
2) Place the MIDOP folder (extracted from the MIDOP package above) into "C:\xampp\htdocs"
3) Execute "C:\xampp\setup_xampp.bat"
4) Execute "xampp-control.exe"
5) Start the Apache server and the MySQL server
6) Open your browser and go to http://localhost/MIDOP

Beware that to correctly startup the Apache server on Windows,
softwares such as Skype should be turned OFF as they use
port 443, which is required by Apache.
In order to use Skype and Apache at the same time proceed as follows:

  1. Turn OFF Skype
  2. Turn ON Apache and MySQL
  3. Wait until the Apache server is up and running (check http://localhost)
  4. turn ON Skype

The predefined MySQL user is 'midop', the password is 'midop'.

the pre-configured web server is a custom webserver mostly based on the XAMPP portable 5.6.3
with Apache 2.4.10, MySQL 5.6.21, PHP 5.6.3, phpMyAdmin 4.3.8, XAMPP Control Panel 3.2.1