Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (GDAL) is a translator library for vector and raster geospatial data formats that is released under an X/MIT style Open Source license by the Open Source Geospatial Foundation.

• supports over 40 different raster formats
• available for other applications to use
• prebuilt utilities

Projects that have used this tool:
“A Vision of Britain through Time” project has used GDAL to ensure that every geo-tiff had a corresponding world file containing its geographical data which was used together with the ordinary tiff to re-create the geo-tiff once all image processing operations were complete.
Frank Warmerdam
Open Source Geospatial Foundation
Methods relating to this toolCategory
Geo-referencing and projectionData structuring and enhancement
Geophysical surveyData capture
GPS and total station surveysData capture
Manual input and transcriptionData capture
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Author(s) of recordValentina Asciutti
Record created2010-06-17
Record updated2010-06-17 11:24
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Citation of recordValentina Asciutti: GDAL. <> created: 2010-06-17, last updated 2010-06-17 11:24
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