GSAG -- Golden Software ASCII Grid File Format

Driver short name


Driver built-in by default

This driver is built-in by default

This is the ASCII-based (human-readable) version of one of the raster formats used by Golden Software products (such as the Surfer series). This format is supported for both reading and writing (copy mode only). Currently the associated formats for color, metadata, and shapes are not supported.

NOTE: Implemented as gsagdataset.cpp.

Driver capabilities

Supports CreateCopy()

This driver supports the GDALDriver::CreateCopy() operation

Supports Georeferencing

This driver supports georeferencing

Supports VirtualIO

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