[gdal-dev] New to Gdal and NITF

Thomas Juntunen junt0015 at umn.edu
Thu May 7 07:12:27 PDT 2020

NITF is a format designed to wrap various metadata sets into a package with
some number of raster layers. It isn't necessarily straightforward to
build. I suggest you have a look at the specifications:

There's also a Wikipedia article that provides a decent summary:

I don't use C# but there's an example in the GDAL/OGR Python cookbook that
worked for me (I used the NITF driver instead of the GTiff):

Good luck,

On Thu, May 7, 2020 at 8:47 AM RejectKid <RejectKid at gmail.com> wrote:

> It's hard to say what ive tried as I don't even know where to start
> really.
> I was expecting something like "new Nitf()" or "Nitf.Create()" style api
> and
> I'm not seeing those.
> I'm guessing I'm supposed to do something with the Gdal.Open() method but I
> dont know what I'd actually pass in there.  is the utf8_path a file path?
> and what file formats does that read in? or is there a way to read in bytes
> of an image?
> as you can tell im kinda lost on how to even start reading anything in
> using
> the GDAL nuget.  so any help/getting started would be great
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Thomas Juntunen
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