[gdal-dev] Amusing use of GDAL API : a GIMP plugin

Even Rouault even.rouault at mines-paris.org
Sat Aug 23 17:27:21 EDT 2008

At http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/attachment/wiki/CodeSnippets/gimp-gdal.c, you'll 
find the source for a GIMP plugin that can open GDAL datasets.

Instructions how to build (on Unix), install and use are in the header of the 

More fun than really usefull though, as (to the extent of my knowledge) GIMP 
must open entirely the dataset into memory at loading. So unless you have 
much RAM and patience, you won't be able to open big datasets.


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