EIR – Erdas Imagine Raw
Driver short name
Driver built-in by default
This driver is built-in by default
GDAL supports the Erdas Imagine Raw format for read access including 1, 2, 4, 8, 16 and 32bit unsigned integers, 16 and 32bit signed integers and 32 and 64bit complex floating point. Georeferencing is supported.
To open a dataset select the file with the header information. The driver finds the image file from the header information. Erdas documents call the header file the “raw” file and it may have the extension .raw while the image file that contains the actual raw data may have the extension .bl.
NOTE: Implemented as
This driver supports georeferencing
This driver supports virtual I/O operations (/vsimem/, etc.)