[Gdal-dev] merge 3 tiff files into RGB color composite geotiff
gillian.walter at atlantis-scientific.com
Mon Mar 7 09:30:56 EST 2005
Sometimes I've found that I have to use the option "INTERLEAVE=PIXEL"
when creating an rgb tiff in order for other applications to be able to
view it. I don't know if that could be the problem here (I usually get
tag warnings, but the image still comes up).
Frank Warmerdam wrote:
>On Mon, 07 Mar 2005 09:22:10 +0100, Jeroen Ticheler
><Jeroen.Ticheler at fao.org> wrote:
>>This worked great and I was able to see the output in OpenEV. However,
>>I was not able to see the file in Gimp or any other graphical software
>>I tried because they started complaining about unknown tags...
>Generally speaking unknown tags should be treated as, at worst, a
>warning by reading applications.
>>happened when working with MODIS data, while a similar test with ASTER
>>data didn't give the errors and the Aster image would open in these
>>programs. I assume there are some tags that geotiff supports bu confuse
>>other software!? Is there a way to remove these (export to some kind of
>>GeoTIFF minimum!?) so the images will open in (m)any graphics software?
>You can use "tiffcp" to convert a GeoTIFF file into a plain TIFF file.
> tiffcp geotiff.tif plain_tif.tif
>I have also, just this morning, added a new PROFILE creation option
>to the GeoTIFF driver. If you use PROFILE=GeoTIFF it will only add
>GeoTIFF tags, but none of the custom GDAL tags (for metadata, nodata,
>etc). If you use PROFILE=BASELINE it will create a file without even
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