GDAL-OGR data formats

GRASS imports and exports many formats via GDAL-OGR library. Grass has several drivers to open external database: DBF, SQLITE, MySQL, PostgreSQL, OGR and ODBC.

GDAL reads these RASTER formats:

  GRASS (ro): GRASS Database Rasters (5.7+)
											  VRT (rw+): Virtual Raster
											  GTiff (rw+): GeoTIFF
											  NITF (rw+): National Imagery Transmission Format
											  RPFTOC (ro): Raster Product Format TOC format
											  HFA (rw+): Erdas Imagine Images (.img)
											  SAR_CEOS (ro): CEOS SAR Image
											  CEOS (ro): CEOS Image
											  JAXAPALSAR (ro): JAXA PALSAR Product Reader (Level 1.1/1.5)
											  GFF (ro): Ground-based SAR Applications Testbed File Format (.gff)
											  ELAS (rw+): ELAS
											  AIG (ro): Arc/Info Binary Grid
											  AAIGrid (rw): Arc/Info ASCII Grid
											  SDTS (ro): SDTS Raster
											  DTED (rw): DTED Elevation Raster
											  PNG (rw): Portable Network Graphics
											  JPEG (rw): JPEG JFIF
											  MEM (rw+): In Memory Raster
											  JDEM (ro): Japanese DEM (.mem)
											  GIF (rw): Graphics Interchange Format (.gif)
											  ESAT (ro): Envisat Image Format
											  BSB (ro): Maptech BSB Nautical Charts
											  XPM (rw): X11 PixMap Format
											  BMP (rw+): MS Windows Device Independent Bitmap
											  DIMAP (ro): SPOT DIMAP
											  AirSAR (ro): AirSAR Polarimetric Image
											  RS2 (ro): RadarSat 2 XML Product
											  PCIDSK (rw+): PCIDSK Database File
											  PCRaster (rw): PCRaster Raster File
											  ILWIS (rw+): ILWIS Raster Map
											  SGI (ro): SGI Image File Format 1.0
											  SRTMHGT (rw): SRTMHGT File Format
											  Leveller (rw+): Leveller heightfield
											  Terragen (rw+): Terragen heightfield
											  HDF4 (ro): Hierarchical Data Format Release 4
											  HDF4Image (rw+): HDF4 Dataset
											  PNM (rw+): Portable Pixmap Format (netpbm)
											  DOQ1 (ro): USGS DOQ (Old Style)
											  DOQ2 (ro): USGS DOQ (New Style)
											  ENVI (rw+): ENVI .hdr Labelled
											  EHdr (rw+): ESRI .hdr Labelled
											  GenBin (ro): Generic Binary (.hdr Labelled)
											  PAux (rw+): PCI .aux Labelled
											  MFF (rw+): Vexcel MFF Raster
											  MFF2 (rw+): Vexcel MFF2 (HKV) Raster
											  FujiBAS (ro): Fuji BAS Scanner Image
											  GSC (ro): GSC Geogrid
											  FAST (ro): EOSAT FAST Format
											  BT (rw+): VTP .bt (Binary Terrain) 1.3 Format
											  LAN (ro): Erdas .LAN/.GIS
											  CPG (ro): Convair PolGASP
											  IDA (rw+): Image Data and Analysis
											  NDF (ro): NLAPS Data Format
											  DIPEx (ro): DIPEx
											  ISIS3 (ro): USGS Astrogeology ISIS cube (Version 3)
											  ISIS2 (ro): USGS Astrogeology ISIS cube (Version 2)
											  PDS (ro): NASA Planetary Data System
											  ERS (rw+): ERMapper .ers Labelled
											  ECW (rw): ERMapper Compressed Wavelets
											  JP2ECW (rw+): ERMapper JPEG2000
											  L1B (ro): NOAA Polar Orbiter Level 1b Data Set
											  FIT (rw): FIT Image
											  MrSID (ro): Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database (MrSID)
											  JP2MrSID (ro): MrSID JPEG2000
											  RMF (rw+): Raster Matrix Format
											  WCS (ro): OGC Web Coverage Service
											  WMS (ro): OGC Web Map Service
											  RST (rw+): Idrisi Raster A.1
											  INGR (rw+): Intergraph Raster
											  GSAG (rw): Golden Software ASCII Grid (.grd)
											  GSBG (rw+): Golden Software Binary Grid (.grd)
											  GS7BG (ro): Golden Software 7 Binary Grid (.grd)
											  COSAR (ro): COSAR Annotated Binary Matrix (TerraSAR-X)
											  TSX (ro): TerraSAR-X Product
											  COASP (ro): DRDC COASP SAR Processor Raster
											  RIK (ro): Swedish Grid RIK (.rik)
											  USGSDEM (rw): USGS Optional ASCII DEM (and CDED)
											  GXF (ro): GeoSoft Grid Exchange Format
											  HTTP (ro): HTTP Fetching Wrapper
											  ADRG (rw+): ARC Digitized Raster Graphics

OGR reads these VECTOR formats:

  -> "GRASS" (readonly)
											  -> "ESRI Shapefile" (read/write)
											  -> "MapInfo File" (read/write)
											  -> "UK .NTF" (readonly)
											  -> "SDTS" (readonly)
											  -> "TIGER" (read/write)
											  -> "S57" (read/write)
											  -> "DGN" (read/write)
											  -> "VRT" (readonly)
											  -> "REC" (readonly)
											  -> "Memory" (read/write)
											  -> "BNA" (read/write)
											  -> "CSV" (read/write)
											  -> "GML" (read/write)
											  -> "GPX" (read/write)
											  -> "KML" (read/write)
											  -> "GeoJSON" (read/write)
											  -> "GMT" (read/write)
											  -> "SQLite" (read/write)
											  -> "ODBC" (read/write)
											  -> "PGeo" (readonly)
											  -> "AVCBin" (readonly)
											

update 20-May-08

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