May 26, 2018

Translator library for raster geospatial data formats

GDAL - Geospatial Data Abstraction Library

GDAL/OGR is a translator library for raster and vector geospatial data formats that is released under an Open Source license. As a library, it presents a single abstract data model to the calling application for all supported formats.

Current translators provide read and sometimes write access to a variety of formats including ESRI Shapefiles, S-57, SDTS, PostGIS, Oracle Spatial, Mapinfo mid/mif and TAB, GeoTIFF, Erdas Imagine, ESRI .BIL, .aux labelled raw, DTED, SDTS DEM, JPEG, PNG and Arc/Info Binary/ASCII Grid.

A full list of supported data formats is available on the official website.

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