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I am trying to install OTB in with QGIS 2.0.1 (Dufour) in Windows 7, 64bit. I have no problem installing QGIS either the QGIS installer or OSGeo4W, but I have no luck with the OTB tools such as pansharpening etc.

Are the otb-gin etc. tools only available on the 32bit version? Does anyone know if it is possible to install on the 64bit?


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Related: gis.stackexchange.com/questions/77462/… –  AndreJ Nov 14 '13 at 17:58

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You are right that orfeo toolbox is not yet available in the 64 bit Version of OSGeo4w installer. You can compare the package listings here:



The 64-bit version is still experimental, with packages missing or not working as expected.

However, it is possible to use the 32-bit installer to install orfeo toolbox in C:\OSGeo4W (while the 64bit QGIS is in C:\OSGeo4w64), and nethertheless enter the paths to otb in 64-bit QGIS 2:


This even works with the standalone installers.

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What error messages are you getting? I'm getting one that says

"Missing dependency.This algorithm cannot be run :-( OTB folder is not configured. Please configure it before running OTB algorithms."

and I am not having any luck either. I, too, am on Win 7 64 bit with QGIS 2.0.1

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In your case, you have not set the paths to the otb folders in Processing-> Options and Configuration -> Data provider -> OTB. You have to install OTB via OSGeo4W, it is not included in the standalone version. –  AndreJ Mar 27 '14 at 11:29

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