GDB Technology Supported File Formats


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ABG
Arc/Info Grid (Binary)
Yes

ADRG
ARC Digitized Raster Graphics CD
Yes

AGE
Arc/Info Generate
Yes
Yes
AIB
Arc/Info Coverage (Binary)
Yes

ARS
Aries (DIPIX) Image
Yes

AVH
NOAA-AVHRR Data Format
Yes

BIG
BigIdea
Yes
Yes
BIL
Arc/Info BIL
Yes
Yes
BIP
Arc/Info BIP
Yes

BMP
OS/2 or Windows Bitmap
Yes
Yes
CCG
CCOGIF 2.3
Yes

CGM
Computer Graphic Metafile
Yes

CIM
CoastWatch IMGMAP
Yes

COT
Intergraph Raster
Yes
Yes
DAFI
DAFIF
Yes

DAO
Data Access Objects
Yes
Yes
DB
Corel Paradox
Yes

DBF
xBase Table
Yes
Yes
DDF
SDTS Catalog Directory Files
Yes

DEM
USGS DEM (Optional)
Yes

DGN
MicroStation Design (pre-v8 only)
Yes
Yes
DLG
USGS Digital Line Graph
Yes
Yes
DO2
USGS DOQ post-mid-1997 (.doq)
Yes

DOQ
USGS DOQ pre-mid-1997
Yes

DRI
ADRI - Arc Digitized Raster Image
Yes

DSP
Video Display
Yes

DTD
DMA DTED (CD-ROM)
Yes
Yes
DTE
GDE Digital Terrain Model
Yes

DVC
Idrisi Vector
Yes
Yes
DVD
Survey of India Digital Vector Data
Yes
Yes
DVOF
DVOF
Yes

DXF
Autocad DXF 14
Yes
Yes
E00
Arc/Info Import/Export
Yes
Yes
ECW
ER Mapper Compressed Raster
Yes
Yes
EFF
EOSAT Fast Format (CD-ROM)
Yes

ELAS
ELAS Raster
Yes

EPH
DIEPS Raster
Yes
Yes
ERD
ERDAS
Yes
Yes
ERS
ER Mapper Raster
Yes
Yes
ESI
Envisat
Yes

GAV
Generic ASCII Vector
Yes
Yes
GDA
PAMAP GIS Map
Yes

GGF
Geosoft Grid File 2.0
Yes
Yes
GIA
VISION GINA Interchange
Yes

GIF
Compuserve GIF (tm)
Yes
Yes
GML
OGC GML
Yes
Yes
GRD
Arc/Info Grid (ASCII)
Yes
Yes
GRF
Ilwis 2.x Vectors (.GR#)
Yes

GRS
GRASS
Yes
Yes
GTE
GDB Text Export
Yes
Yes
GTH
DSSAT Growth Output File
Yes

GXF
GXF Version 2.00
Yes
Yes
HD4
NCSA HDF Version 4
Yes
Yes
HDF
NCSA Hierarchical Data Format
Yes
Yes
HDR
GTOPO30
Yes

HEG
HDF EOS Grid (.hdf)
Yes
Yes
HES
HDF EOS Swath (.hdf)
Yes
Yes
HGT
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
Yes

HID
HIDISK
Yes

HLV
Helava Scanner (.d)
Yes
Yes
IFF
Laser-Scan IFF Text
Yes
Yes
IIS
IIS (VISTA/PRISM) Raster
Yes

IMG
Erdas Imagine Image
Yes
Yes
INF
Arc/Info Table (Info format)
Yes

JP2
JPEG 2000
Yes
Yes
JPG
JPEG JFIF
Yes
Yes
LAS
LAS 5.0
Yes

LIM
LGSOWG Image
Yes

LIP
Gould LIPS
Yes
Yes
LOL
List of Light
Yes

LSC
Laser-Scan
Yes
Yes
LVC
NIMA DFAD (lvc)
Yes

MAP
SPANS Raster Quadtree
Yes

MDB
Microsoft Access
Yes
Yes
MEM
MEM DEM
Yes

MFF
Atlantis MFF
Yes

MIF
MapInfo Data Interchange Format
Yes
Yes
MPA
Ilwis Polygons
Yes

MPP
Ilwis Points
Yes

MPR
Ilwis Raster
Yes

MPS
Ilwis Vectors
Yes

NDF
NLAPS Data Format
Yes

NET
Arc/Info UNGENERATETIN
Yes

NITF
National Imagery Transmission Format
Yes
Yes
NTF
NTF 2.0
Yes

NTFA
NTF Address Point
Yes

NTFB
NTF Boundary Line
Yes

NTFC
NTF Contours
Yes

NTFD
NTF BaseData.GB
Yes

NTFL
NTF Land-Line
Yes

NTFM
NTF Meridian
Yes

NTFO
NTF Oscar
Yes

NTFS
NTF Strategi
Yes

NTX
Binary NTX format
Yes

NVI
ENVI Image Format (.hdr)
Yes
Yes
OBJ
Socet Set Annotation
Yes

ODBC
ODBC
Yes

OGD
OGDI Data Server
Yes

ORB
ORBIMAGE SeaWiFS Data Format
Yes

PCX
PCX Raster
Yes
Yes
PIX
PCIDSK
Yes
Yes
PLT
Geosoft Neutral Plot File
Yes
Yes
PPM
PPM
Yes
Yes
RAW
Raw Image (user described)
Yes
Yes
RDC
Idrisi Raster (.img) (.doc) (.rst)
Yes
Yes
RGB
Intergraph Raster
Yes
Yes
RNH
SPANS Raster
Yes
Yes
RPF
RPF File
Yes

RST
RST ASCII format
Yes
Yes
SHP
ArcView Shapefile
Yes
Yes
SID
MrSID Raster
Yes

SPC
ISDAS Spectra
Yes

SPL
Spectral Library
Yes
Yes
SPS
Canadian SpotSAR
Yes

SPV
SpotView 4.0
Yes
Yes
SQD
Siemens SICAD
Yes

SSI
Generic Socet Set Image Format
Yes

STK
Arc/Info Stack
Yes

SUM
DSSAT Summary Output File
Yes
Yes
SUN
Sun Raster
Yes
Yes
SWF
SeaWiFS L1A Data Format
Yes

TAB
MapInfo Table's
Yes
Yes
TBA
SPANS ASCII Table
Yes
Yes
TBB
SPANS Internal Point/Table
Yes
Yes
TBT
Ilwis Table
Yes

TGA
TARGA
Yes
Yes
TIF
TIFF 6.0
Yes
Yes
TXT
OTH-Gold Vector File
Yes

UNI
UNIDSK-VMS
Yes

VEH
SPANS ASCII Vectors
Yes
Yes
VIC
VICAR
Yes

VIT
VITec
Yes
Yes
VQ
HIBR Hyperspectral Image
Yes

VTX
SPANS Internal Vectors
Yes

WMP
WorldMap
Yes

WTH
DSSAT Weather File
Yes
Yes
XBM
X-Windows Bitmap Format
Yes
Yes
XLS
Microsoft Excel
Yes
Yes
XWD
X Window Dump
Yes
Yes