[FWTools] batch gdal_translate ??

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Wed Jul 30 12:36:28 EDT 2008

Garret Wais wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to create a bat file for gdal_translate.  I have about one
> thousand sid files that I would like to convert to jpg, I know I can
> use, "gdal_translate -of JPEG FILENAME.sid OUTPUT.jpg" to do this but
> doing that 1000 X's would not be efficient (or fun). 
> I know there is a way to write something like:
> for file in *
> do input=`echo $file
> etc etc.
> I just cant remember exactly how it should be written.  If anyone can
> help that would be great.


Something like this:

for file in *.sid
   gdal_translate -f JPEG $f.sid $f_out.jpg

This should help as well:


Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
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