[Gdal-dev] MrSID format (+ GDAL doc page)

Aleksey Naumov naumov at acsu.buffalo.edu
Sat Aug 2 16:45:27 EDT 2003

Brian, thanks. The viewer does not work for me on Linux (does not create the 
world file), so for the moment I have to resort to Win: MrSID decoder on win 
does the job with the -geotiff option.


On Friday 01 August 2003 03:48 pm, Brian Marchand wrote:
> Aleksey,
> There is a free application, "MrSID Viewer", from LizardTech.
> http://www.lizardtech.com/download/?f=0&d=1
> With this you can convert MrSID files to a TIF format with a world file.
> Brian
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Aleksey Naumov [mailto:naumov at acsu.buffalo.edu]
> Sent: Friday, August 01, 2003 3:08 PM
> To: gdal-dev
> Subject: [Gdal-dev] MrSID format (+ GDAL doc page)
> Dear Frank and GDAL developers,
> Is there any way to read MrSID files without the DSDK from LizardTech? I
> have
> a few orthophotos in MrSID format and I'd like to convert them to
> another,
> non-proprietory format. Paying for DSDK $500 is not really an option.
> :-(
> Unfortunately, the decode utility downloadable from LizardTech does not
> work
> for me, the tar file does not even extract properly.
> A unrelated note on GDAL main documentation page (index.html) -- 2 fixes
> under
> Key Documentation Entry Points:
> 	- edit links to GDALDataset and GDALRasterBand classes to remove
> the '_' in
> files names (class_GDALDataset.html => classGDALDataset.html)
> 	- "gdal_utilities.html" page seems not provided with the package
> (CVS), I
> think it should be, the utils are great and the page is very useful!
> Thanks!
> Aleksey

Aleksey Naumov
GIS Analyst
Center for Health and Social Research
Buffalo State College

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