R: [Qgis-user] ecw files

David Fawcett david.fawcett at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 12:18:01 EDT 2008


Are there any work arounds, like a downloadable pluggin?

It looks like gvSIG may support .ecw.  I will have a look there too.
I need to quickly find a solution for some field staff.



On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 10:59 AM,  <marco.pasetti at alice.it> wrote:
> ECW support is not available in qgis (and also GRASS) for Windows native.
> There's a problem with its license (of ECW) about binary redistribution,
> that is not clearly permitted nor compatible with both GRASS qnd QGIS
> licenses.
> Marco
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> Inviato: lun 09/06/2008 17.55
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> Oggetto: [Qgis-user] ecw files
> I am running QGIS 0.10.0 on Windows and trying to get a large .ecw
> file to load.  Based on the documentation, it appears as though QGIS
> should support .ecw files.
> When I try to load the file, I get a warning dialog that says that the
> file 'is not a supported raster data source'.  gdalinfo is able to
> open it up using the 'ECW/ERMapper Compressed Wavelets' driver.
> Granted, this is a giant image (~27gb), but if it was a size issue, I
> would expect a crash instead of the warning.   Maybe I am just used to
> the expensive, proprietary stuff ; /
> Thanks,
> David.
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