GenBin -- Generic Binary (.hdr labelled)

Driver short name


Driver built-in by default

This driver is built-in by default

This driver supporting reading "Generic Binary" files labelled with a .hdr file, but distinct from the more common ESRI labelled .hdr format (EHdr driver). The origin of this format is not entirely clear. The .hdr files supported by this driver are look something like this:

BANDS:      1
ROWS:    6542
COLS:    9340

Pixel data types of U8, U16, S16, F32, F64, and U1 (bit) are supported. Georeferencing and coordinate system information should be supported when provided.

NOTE: Implemented as genbindataset.cpp.

Driver capabilities

Supports VirtualIO

This driver supports virtual I/O operations (/vsimem/, etc.)