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What is the level of support for BigTIFF in image processing libraries?

GDAL supports this functionality so long as you're building against libtiff4(beta), and I would assume most open source C libraries would as well, since I assume most of them build against either libtiff or GDAL directly.

Does ESRI software support bigtiff?

Does Java software support bigtiff (presumably through Java Advanced Imaging)?

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This is a fairly broad question that might be best served by being community wiki, but here's a partial answer:

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I don't see an option in my 'Edit' page to turn things into a community wiki. If you can do that for me, or point me to how (I've used other older SE sites, but not the newer format), I'll gladly change it. – Christopher Schmidt Oct 15 '10 at 11:26
OK, I've converted the question to wiki format. – scw Oct 15 '10 at 18:50

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