[Geotiff] GeoTIFF Examiner

Chris 'Xenon' Hanson xenon at 3dnature.com
Mon Jan 12 10:29:48 PST 2009

Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> 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.
> Chris,
> 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.

  That would be awesome. I was going to offer to host it, but your site is much more
widely known.

> Best regards,

     Chris 'Xenon' Hanson | Xenon @ 3D Nature | http://www.3DNature.com/
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  and run behind the scenes. I set the clouds in motion, turn up light and sound,
  activate the window, and watch the world go 'round." -Prime Mover, Rush.

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