[FWTools] gdal_translate SDTS (.ddf) to tiff and/or jpeg?

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Mon Apr 24 13:47:44 EDT 2006

Angus Forbes wrote:
> Hi, I'm trying to translate some DEM 75 files in SDTS format into a
> browse image.
> The files come in a tar file with 18 files that have the extension .ddf
> The web page for gdal_translate indicates that it supports SDTS but I
> can't figure out how to use get it to work.


Per the SDTS raster documentation, you should be using the name
of the CATD file.


gdal_translate PECOCATD.DDF testoutput.tif

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