SGI – SGI Image Format¶
Driver short name
Driver built-in by default
This driver is built-in by default
The SGI driver currently supports the reading and writing of SGI Image files.
The driver currently supports 1, 2, 3, and 4 band images. The driver currently supports “8 bit per channel value” images. The driver supports both uncompressed and run-length encoded (RLE) images for reading, but created files are always RLE compressed..
The GDAL SGI Driver was based on Paul Bourke’s SGI image read code.
NOTE: Implemented as