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Questions tagged [mrsid]

MrSID (pronounced Mister Sid) is an acronym that stands for multiresolution seamless image database. It is a file format (filename extension .sid) developed and patented by LizardTech for encoding of georeferenced raster graphics. It is a wavelet-based image compression technology which can utilize both lossy and lossless encoding.

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Converting JPEG2000/MrSid files to GeoTIFF using GDAL [closed]

This question is related to one previously asked: Batch convert jpeg2000 to GeoTIFF? We certainly need to batch convert some JPEG2000 files to GeoTIFF; the problem is, it doesn't seem to work. We don'...
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Ubuntu Linux | Unable to configure ECW extenion in Geoserver 2.14.1 (war file)

We are using Ubuntu Linux 16.04, Geo-server war file 2.14.1 & Tomcat 8.5 (64 bit) We have configured Geoserver in tomcat and trying to configure MrSID & ECW plugins Steps Completed :- 1....
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How to remove unnecessary bands from .sid file (keeping file format)

An ImageMosaic layer created from .sid data containing 5 bands has black areas where data is missing and setting transparency parameter in GeoServer does not help as error appears: Error rendering ...
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How to make gdal_translate support MrSID driver

I am using gdal_translate -b ... in.sid out.sid to remove excess bands (there are 5 bands) from .sid files as a layer created from these .sid's will be a JPEG layer. When executing command on a .sid ...
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With which version of ArcGIS (Desktop and Server) does MrSID Generation 4 (MG4™) work?

I haven't really been able to find anything on LizardTech's site with those details or the difference between Generations but not compatibility with GIS systems. Reference links - Esri Supported ...
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Hosting 100 GB of MrSID files in GeoServer

I've been given 100 GB worth of MrSID files (about 2,300) and been asked to create one map with them that can be hosted in GeoServer. I originally attempted to put all of these tiles into a layer in ...
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How to build .sid virtual raster catalog

I want to build raster catalog that would contain many .sid (MrSID) georeferenced rasters. I already successfully built such catalog with tiffs using gdalbuildvrt but when I try with .sid, every ...
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Installing LizardTech GeoExpress Command Line Applications on Ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

I need to convert MrSid files so I can view them as TIFFs in QGIS. I am trying to install the LizardTech GeoExpress Command Line Applications available here to do the conversions. I have downloaded ...
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export an aerial image to .SID file and a .Tiff file

I am using arcmap 10.4.1 ( also have PRO 2.0 is this is an valid option) I have an aerial image that was broken down to small grids and need to export each grid to a .sid file and a .tiff file. I ...
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MrSid nodata cells in Lizardtech

I have an odd shaped (not square) raster .tiff file that I converted to MrSid using Lizardtech's GeoExpress. It converts the nodata to black. This is applying a value to no data. Eventually I want ...
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How enable MrSID in Geoserver 2.9.2 [Oracle Linux Server]

On same server there are 3 Tomcats and each Tomcat has a geoserver application running on it. For some reason 2 geoservers pickup MrSID and other extensions while 1 goeserver does not. Where should I ...
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QGIS crashes when loading sid file, gdalinfo also produces error in terminal

I have the same problem as this person QGIS crashes when I load .sid layer and I am running qgis v2.18 on mac os 10.12.4. I have gdal 1.11 and 2.1 installed and have also made sure to install the ...
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QGIS crashes when I load .sid layer [closed]

I am using QGIS 2.12 Lyon on a Mac running OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite. I load a topographic map raster layer which happens to be in MrSID format (36105B5C.sid is the file). Every time, this makes QGIS ...
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Merging multiple MrSid files in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've got multiple sid files that make up my county of interest. I need to get all the sid files into one and STILL have the sid file type after merging. Anyone know how to do this in ArcMap 10.2.2?...
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Converting Raster Orthography from MrSID to GeoTIFF Creates Colourful Artifacts

I'm using geoserver 2.9.0 to display our orthography. I've managed to get the MrSID file displaying properly however it's very slow. From what i've read to increase the performance I should convert to ...
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Unable to add MrSID extension to GeoServer

I'm trying to serve some MrSID files with GeoServer following the geoserver.org guide, however, I can't get the MrSID Raster Data Source to show up when attempting to add a new GeoServer Store. This ...
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How to clip MrSID Files in R and export to GeoTiff?

I would like to use R to: Read in an MrSID raster (.sid format) Clip the extent using a shapefile Save the new clipped raster as a geotiff I am fine with steps #2 and 3, but I can't find any ...
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Which Image format is recommended/ best for geoserver raster wms services?

I have very high resolution image of vast area(true color RGB bands). I am planning to to reduce the image size by reducing it to 16 bits (or less). which image format is best for performance point of ...
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How can I read MrSID files in Python (using gdal)?

I have to read a large number of MrSID images and process them in Python. I usually access GIS file formats using the gdal application and the gdal Python library. However, the gdal package for Python ...
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MrSID on QGIS 2.10 Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have QGIS 2.10.1 Pisa and GDAL 1.11.2, and I can't open MrSID (.sid) images en QGIS, I have lost three days trying to make it work, but I can't make it. My Linux is 14.04 trusty tahr.
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Error adding MrSID raster layer to QGIS for Mac OS X 10.10.2 (Yosemite)

I want to add a MrSID layer to QGIS (version 2.6.1) with a computer running Mac OS X Yosemite. I installed QGIS through macports from the terminal and all python packages through macports, as well. I ...
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Subsetting image such as NAIP? [closed]

Has anyone any luck subsetting a small part out from NAIP? I seek your feedback on pros or cons of how to subset an image from NAIP despite they are in mrsid and their uncompressed file size are ...
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Incorrect placement of a MrSid file in QGIS

I have a map saved as MrSid file which when loaded in QGIS displays as a southern hemisphere location despite being in the UK. When looking at the .sdw file the northing is positive but in QGIS it ...
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How to import a .sid Raster File in QGIS 2.6.0 On Linux Mint 17

I need some help importing MrSID Raster files in QGIS. I am running 2.6.0 on Linux Mint 17. After an internet search I have found a couple of resources that are perhaps outdated. The most promising is ...
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Clipping MrSID raster image, without decompressing clipped raster, in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I am using ArcView ArcMap10 and when I clip a raster using tools/data management tools/raster/clip. The Clipped file ends up much larger than the original file. Specifically I am trying to clip a ...
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Converting MrSID files to other formats in ArcMap?

I have some large MRSID files of counties in TN. They are 3 banded, about 4 - 7 GB, and 3rd generation. I've been in the process of converting them to 3 banded TIFF files using Export Raster Data. I ...
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USA Historical Satellite Imagery for an Online Application

I am looking for different options to add historical satellite imagery to our online-based application. We currently incorporate Bing Maps into our application, but cannot get historical imagery. I ...
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MrSid layer not showing up using GeoServer 2.5.2

I am using GeoServer 2.5.2 on windows. It is running as a service. I followed all the steps to add the MrSID support to geoserver. Now I have the option to select MrSID Raster Data Source. I select ...
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Load MrSID file in QGIS 2.2 on Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Is there a way to do this? I have tried a number of the write ups on this, and it appears that libgdal-mrsid-src no longer exists. Is there any other workaround? USDA NAIP imagery is sent as MrSID.
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Adding MrSid to QGIS on Windows

I'm fairly new to QGIS and was hoping someone could help me load some MrSID photos into QGIS. I have read some posts and have installed the OSGEO4W Installer and selected the GDAL-MRSID Lib. I ...
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How to find out projection code for the sid file?

I have a miami.sid file and miami.sdw and miami.sid.aux.xml files. How to find out the projection code? This question is similar to: I have a .sid image but can't figure out the CRS GDALInfo ...
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How to load MrSID raster layer in QGIS on Mac OS?

I have just upgraded QGIS to 2.0 and now I can't load my SID raster layers. I now remember that getting them into 1.8 was a performance but I can't remember all the details. I have downloaded the ...
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Problem loading SID to geoserver

I have a folder with .sdw and .sid files I want to server using geoserver. I've followed the instructions here which basically means to install GDAL extensions and binaries on the geoserver machine. ...
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How to export a .sid image as high DPI .tiff or .bmp from QGIS?

I have 2 50 cm resolution areal photographs in .sid format. How can I export these layers as a regular image format (like tiff or bmp) which I can then open in any simple picture viewer program? I've ...
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MrSid => GeoTiff

I have a MrSid file that I would like to convert to a GeoTiff. Is there a way to do this on a Mac running Mountain Lion? I know it can be done on Windows and Linux using the LizardTech command line ...
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Qgis 1.8 is not recognizing sdw file

I'm running qgis 1.8, and trying to load a sid file into my map. It imports fine, but seems to ignore the sdw file that comes with it, as the raster shows up without any apparent georeferencing. Is ...
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Set Up Geoserver with .sid Files

I was given a folder of .sid, .sdw, and .sid.aux.xml files to use as tiles on our map. I'm pretty sure I can use ImageMosaic for this and have followed the doc at http://docs.geoserver.org/stable/en/...
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Renaming .met file with ModelBuilder which uses iterator to rename .sid files?

I have a model that iterates through a folder containing .sid raster datasets, amongst other types of rasters (so I'm using a *.sid wildcard). I note, however, that ArcCatalog/ModelBuilder/Rename ...
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How can I publish MrSID files in geoserver?

I need to publish MrSID files using geoserver 2.1.4. I am unable to even get the plugin to add the store in geoserver. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to achieve this?
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Attempting to bring 2,300 .sid files into one raster

I've tried all of the raster tools within ArcToolbox with no luck having such a large number of files. There are about 7GBs worth of MrSID files totaling about 2,300. Most tools fail or process too ...
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ECW/MrSid plugin for GDAL from Kyngchaos not working on Mountain Lion?

Subject says it all. I have installed all of Kyngchaos packages, but gdalinfo --formats does not list ECW or MrSid formats. Could someone else with Mountain Lion try if they can get any JP2 driver ...
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SID and/or ECW support on QGIS for Linux

Running QGIS on Ubuntu 11.04 and QGIS for Android on Galaxy Tab 10.1 (which is an awesome project by the way) NEED to figure out a way to get SID and/or ECW files loaded. Saw some posts about ...
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Wavelet vs Discrete compression for imagery

What is the main reasons to choose wavelet (jp2, sid, ecw) instead of discrete (JPEG) compression methods for raster data? Lets limit this question to aerial imagery and lossy compression. Why ...
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Creating a map cache without ArcServer?

Is there a way to create a tiled map cache without using ArcServer? I have aerial photography in .sid format that takes a while to load, whereas cached jpeg tiles will load much much faster. Any way I ...
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Trouble viewing MrSID in ArcView 3.3

I have been using 3.3 for some time and now I have Arcmap10 on the same computer. My problem is that I cannot pull up the Mr Sid files. 3.3 can't find them ,the id has the right info but no image of ...
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Is there a simple way to detect what generation a MrSID file is?

I just found out there are a few types of MrSID files - generations MG2,MG3,MG4. As I have a user which uses Bentley Microstation V8 and apparently can see only some of the generations (and thus I ...
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Clipping MrSID files in ArcGIS Desktop?

Does anyone have experience subsetting/clipping a large NAIP imagery file in MrSID format? Some of the NAIP files we have are by county and they have really large file sizes. The files are from the ...
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Loading .SID files in ArcGIS Engine?

How can I load .SID files in ArcEngine? I think its possible, but I can't find any links. With Kirk's help I got it here's the code: public void add_SID_file(string dir) { ...
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Open MapGuide MrSID rasters with FDO GDAL. invalid extent. Not drawing

When I try and save the resource I get: Spatial context extent appears to be invalid (or Default). The XML: <?xml version="1.0"?> OSGeo.Gdal.3.4 Default This coordinate system ...
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Autodesk MapGuide Enterprise MrSid on Linux

I am running MapGuide Enterprise 2011 on CentOS 5 Linux. Using the Autodesk Raster FDO, I loaded a mrsid file (through the "Load file-based data" method). Whenever i try to view the layer with the ...