PHOTOMOD Raster File

PRF or MegaTIFF is an internal format of PHOTOMOD software for storing large images.

This format was developed to store images larger than 4 GB. As a basis for storing data used TIFF or JPEG2000 format. Raster is split into fragments (tiles) such that each fragment does not exceeded a predefined size (e.g., less than 1 GB). An overview file also added to process raster data on a small scales.

PRF files has two variations: 'prf' for imagery data and 'x-dem' for elevation data. Files can be georeferenced, but projection information can be stored only in external files (*.prj).

Image format has the following structure:

The driver support the data type among Byte, UInt16, UInt32, Float32 or Float64.

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