Just installed Whitebox 3.2.3 and I'd like to import a 14 MB.img file.

The data import options do not list .img as a file source.

A web search has also turned up nothing.

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    Alternative to @PROBERT's suggestion ...why not just use another software (QGIS, GDAL, etc.) to convert your .img to a raster format Whitebox does understand? For example, you could use gdal_translate to convert your .img to a .tiff.
    – elrobis
    Dec 18, 2015 at 17:13
  • @elrobis it depends on the open-source software. Not always if you use another software sometimes it doesn't work very well. it is not like a powerful such as ArcGIS or ERDAS. You will have to figure it out. I'm just sayin'
    Dec 18, 2015 at 19:58

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Their website is http://www.uoguelph.ca/~hydrogeo/Whitebox/download.shtml

Look at the toolbox here that says Data Import or Conversion Tools


You could try that. I have not tried or downloaded the software myself. You need to play it around or check the HELP on their software.

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