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I am looking for an opensource solution to create a seamless air photo mosaic.

I came across WhiteBox from the University of Guelph which seems like it might do the trick, but it does not support GeoTiff Compression.

Is there a way to convert Geotiff's into a non-compressed format that WhiteBox would be able to use?

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Sure, gdal_translate:

gdal_translate in_file.tif out_file.tif -co "PROFILE=GeoTIFF" -co "TFW=YES"

the above command should do the trick.

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  • how do I use the command? Is there a GDAL interface or something else? I'm not familiar with GDAL
    – rspencer38
    Apr 29, 2014 at 14:24
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    I wonder if I wrote an automated script that replied to all posts with say RASTER and CONVERT in it that said "Sure, gdal_translate" how much of the time it would be correct? One of my students asked if it was magic.... Jan 15, 2016 at 22:01
  • @rspencer38 I think you should research/ask that as a separate question.
    – PolyGeo
    Jan 15, 2016 at 23:04
  • @rspencer38: Its a command line tool. You use cmd.exe, or you find a GDAL GUI interface (e.g. QGIS :-))
    – BradHards
    Jan 15, 2016 at 23:05
  • @nickves why is this not compression = NONE gdal.org/frmt_gtiff.html just curous Jan 15, 2016 at 23:17

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