[FWTools] Extract to binary with meta, manipulate, then project

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Sun Feb 4 13:14:09 EST 2007

Simon Hook wrote:
> Hi,
> If I have an ASTER image, can I extract the bands as flat binary, 
> including the geocoding info. Manipulate the flat binary with my code 
> and then pass the manipulated binary (same size as original) with 
> geocoding info to gdal and have it generate a geotif or jpg with world 
> file?


You can gdal_translate to a file format like PAux that produces a flat
binary file + a header (.aux in this case).  Then you can do whatever
you want to the binary file as long as it remains the same configuration.
And later use the dataset as input to a translation to jpeg with world file.

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