Supported Raster Formats

The following raster and grid formats (64-bit only) are supported in the Location Intelligence Module:

Raster formats:

Format File Extension
ADRG .gen
ASRP .gen
BMP .bmp, .wbmp
CADRG .gen
CIB various
ECW (SDK v5) .ecw
GeoTiff .geotif
GIF .gif
JPEG .jpg/.jpeg
MrSID (SDK v9)
Note: Supports MG4 (MrSID Generation 4). On CentOS 7.1, is required for reading MrSID rasters.
NITF .ntf
PNG .png
Note: TIFF files used by the Feature Service and Mapping Service cannot exceed 2GB.
Note: Solaris or AIX machines, whether installed with 32- or 64- bit JVM, do not support ECW and MrSID raster formats.

Grid Formats

Format File Extension
Defense Digital Terrain Elevation Data (DTED) .dt0, .dt1, .dt2, .dt3
MapInfo Grid .mig
MRR (Multi-Resolution Raster)
Note: This support is provided on Windows 64-bit and the following Linux environments:
  • Oracle Linux 6.5 and 7.1
  • CentOS 6.4 and 7.1
  • Ubuntu 12.04, 14.04, and 16.04
Vertical Mapper Classified Grid .grc
Vertical Mapper Continuous Grid .grd

In order to use rasters and grids as a map layer, there must be an associated .TAB file containing georeference information about the image, including the bounds, coordinate system, and registration points.