ECW (Enhanced Compression Wavelet) is a proprietary wavelet compression image format optimized for aerial and satellite imagery.

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How do you extract the data behind a raster histogram

Bit of a newbie, so this may be a daft question. I have an .ecw picture - it is has no CRS, as it is a picture taken at ground level with an NIR camera. It was originally converted from a RAW image. ...
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Enable ecw QGIS 2.4 on Linux Mint 16

I upgraded to Mint 16 and QGIS 2.4 and unable to get ecw to work following various guides available. Anyone willing to explain how to and why it is so hard. I run it on a windows machine out of the ...
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Why is GDAL ECW compression much poorer than ECW compression from ERDAS

We use ECW compressor shipped with ERDAS Imagine to export Orthoimagery for our different departments. Because we are facing problems with the Imagine license server, we had to choose GDAL (built with ...
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How to increase Compression Memory for ECW Opacity Builder

I am attempting to build opacity within an ECW file using ECW_Opacity_Builder.exe from APOLLO Essential Utilities 2014, which has worked flawlessly many times before. When attempting to build opacity ...
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QGIS crashes when trying to open ecw files

I added Ubuntugis unstable repo and installed Qgis, libgdal-ecw-src, libecwj2-3.3 but still does not work. When I attempt to open an ecw file with Qgis it crashes and tells me: 'std::length_error': ...
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How to add new raster store and publish for ECW fromat in GeoServer 2.4-RC2?

I am using GeoServer 2.4 RC2 and Tomcat7 on windows xp OS. I have extracted the gdal-data.zip (2.4.0) and geoserver-2.4-SNAPSHOT-gdal-plugin into Tomcat 7.0\webapps\geoserver\WEB-INF\lib. Now ...
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connecting ecw to its projection and grid data in an xml file

I'm new to mapping please go easy on me:) I have a bunch of ecw files with 2 xml file one is a file ending with *.ecw.xml and one with *.ecw.aux.xml I am trying to load the ecw files into ...
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open ecw file in mapwindow

I'm very new to mapping. I have a bunch of ecw files and also xml files with their mapping information. I'm trying to load them in mapwindow but am having no success. Can this be done?
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ECW support Mac OS X 10.11

I'm not seeing any support for the ECW format in Mac OS X 10.11. Nothing recent in searches here and the latest on kyngchaos is for 10.9 and doesn't do anything for QGIS 2.12.
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ECW support on ubuntu 14.04 - QGIS 2.8.1

I've followed instructions for lubuntu 14.04 - QGIS 2.2 ( Answer in Unable to install ECW support on lubuntu 14.04 ), adapting to QGIS 2.8.1. No problem to install packets, but result of gdalinfo --...
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Problems installing libgdal-ecw package

I have problems to visualize ecw files for qgis 2.3.0 using ubuntu 12.04 LTS. From terminal, following the instructions for qgis 1.8 found at ECW for QGIS 1.8 in Ubuntu 12.04, because launching the ...
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Uninstall ERDAS ECW/JP2 SDK Version 5.0 (Ubuntu)

I am using Ubuntu Linux as main OS when it comes to geoprocessing but I am not yet an expert using it. I recently needed QGIS to have ECW support, so I followed the instructions of Luke in the ...
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Trying to build GDAL's ECW plugin in 64 bit Linux

I'm trying to build the GDAL's ECW plugin in Linux. I'm using the latest version of the SDK from Intergraph's site (5.0). It fails because it tries to compile against the 32 bit version of the ...
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Ecw not supported with qgis-mapserv-fcgi but supported in QGIS Desktop - resolved

I have problem with qgis-mapserver version 2 and ECW. Qgis Desktop works well with ECW (gdal support for ecw with the library ERDAS_ECWJP2_SDK-5.0) but not qgis-mapserver (not supported file in ...
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Error: basic_string::_S_create, (trying to use .ecw files)

I have a problem, after resolving my problem with: .ecw is not a supported data file. I am in a new one. When I try to load an .ecw file in QGIS it says: basic_string::_S_create
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Does qgis_mapserv.fcgi segfault because ECW data is used?

I've compiled qgis from source, and when I call qgis_mapserv.fcgi in my browser with REQUEST=GetProjectSettings (and my map file set via map=) is returns the XML correctly. But if I then try to ...
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Checking date ECW orthophoto taken?

I've have several orthophotos stored in an ECW (Enhanced Compression Wavelet) file format. For most of them the exact acquisition date is referred in the file name - e.g. "Paris_24_12_2011". But for ...
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Reducing size/quality of ECW data for ArcGIS use

ArcGIS freezes when I try to operate it with orthophotos (ECW format). Is there any easy way to reduce the size/quality before opening them? I would like to try exporting them into another format ...
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Raster format similar to ECW

I need an alternative to the ECW format that we currently have for a new series of Ordnance Survey maps. The ECW format looks clearer and less pixelated than the new maps in Tif format (in QGIS). ...
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ECW files to geoserver 2.4

I'm trying to add .ecw files (20 orthophotos) to geoserver 2.4. Geoserver is running on an ubuntu 12.4. Vserver. I'v already installed the GDAL plugin. Is this the right format for the import:...
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Is ERDAS 2011 or ArcGIS 10.1 best to use when mosaicking 100's of ECW image files?

I have to perform hundreds of imagery files and they are in ECW files. They are 1 ft resolution and are in quarter quad and came from BLM but they are product by NGA. I wonder which software is the ...
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ECW Compression Engine Error in ERDAS Imagine

We have some IMGs that we're trying to convert to ECWs with the fourth band activated to mask the wretched black null data borders. The instructions we got from ERDAS were to create an AOI and export ...