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Global Mapper Grid GMG file format

kartoone76kartoone76 Global Mapper UserPosts: 38Trusted User ✭✭
edited June 2009 in Elevation Data
Hi - I am wondering about the Global Mapper Grid format's compatibility with other GIS software packages. Do you know which software packages can read in the GMG format or is Global Mapper the only one? If Global Mapper is the only software, what is the best alternative Global Mapper exportable file format for elevation data which provides both compression and compatibility with a number of software packages?


  • global_mapperglobal_mapper Administrator Posts: 17,238BMG Staff
    edited June 2009
    There really aren't any other applications that support the Global Mapper Grid format, other than ones that might be based on the Global Mapper SDK. I would probably suggest the GeoTIFF elevation format for the widest application support and decent compression.

    Let me know if I can be of further assistance.


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