[Geotiff] GeoTIFF Examiner

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Mon Jan 12 10:00:50 PST 2009

Chris 'Xenon' Hanson wrote:
>   It has been brought to my attention that Mentor Software, makers of (among other things)
> the highly useful GeoTIFF Examiner utility for Windows, has been bought by AutoDesk and
> their site is now gone. This means one cannot download GTE anymore.
>   I still have a copy of GeoTIFF examiner, but I don't think it's legal for me to
> redistribute it at this point. However, it's a real bummer that it will no longer be
> available.
>   Does anyone here have any insight on who might be in charge of this property now? I've
> dealt with AutoDesk before, and they are so large as to be very frustrating to start "at
> the front door". I'd like to seek approval from them to provide a mirror where users can
> download GTE once again.


I think we can just ask Norm about the status of GeoTIFF Examiner (cc:ed).  I
imagine he can confirm, or pass on a request allowing redistribution of the
GeoTIFF Examiner.

I have cc:ed Norm.

I'd be happy to hold a copy for distribution on the geotiff download site
if it is helpful.

Best regards,
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