R - raster
V - vector
C - CAD
S - shape
T - TIN
DB - database

Geodata Formats supported in TNTmips

  

See also: Tech Guides on Geodata Formats and Geodata Formats overview

Format Extension Description Auto Link As Manual Link As Import To Export From Restrictions
ACCESS accdbm, mdb Microsoft Access via Microsoft Office 12.0 Access Database Engine DB   DB DB Windows only
ADRG thf ARC Digitized Raster Graphics     R R  
AERONAV dat US Federal Aviation Administration aeronautical data: routes, obstacles, navigational aids C   V, C    
ARC-BIL/BIP bil, bip ARC Digitized Raster Graphics     R    
ARC-COVERAGE   Arc/Info Coverage     V, C V  
ARC-E00-GRID   Arc/Info Export E00 Grid     R    
ARC-E00-VECTOR e00 Arc/Info Export E00 Vector C   V V  
ARC-FLT flt ESRI flt     R R  
ARC-GENERATE   Arc/Info Generate     V C, V, S, T  
ARC-GRID adf Arc/Info Binary Grid R   R    
ARC-SHAPEFILE shp ArcView Shapefile S S V, C, S V, C, S, T  
ARC-TEXT   Arc/Info Text Raster     R    
ASTER-HDF hdf, dat, l1r, l1g EOS ASTER     R    
ATLAS BNA bna Atlas-GIS ASCII Exchange C   V, C V, C  
AVIRIS img, rfl AVIRIS hyperspectral     R    
BigTIFF tif, tiff Tag Image File Format extended R R R R  
BMP bmp Microsoft Window Bitmap R   R R  
CADRG   Compressed ARC Digitized Raster Graphics     R    
CARIS txt CARIS marine GIS data     V, C    
CCRS tm Canadian Centre for Remote Sensing     R R  
CDED cded, dem Canadian Digital Elevation Data     R R  
CGM cgm Computer Graphics Metafile     V, C    
COQ   USGS Compressed Ortho Quad     R    
CSV csv Comma Separated Values (text)     DB DB  
DB-TEXT txt Database text     DB DB  
DBASE dbf dBASE III/IV and FoxPro     DB, V, C DB  
DEM dem USGS Digital Elevation Model     R R  
DEM-GTOPO30 dem EROS GTOP30 Digital Elevation Model     R    
DGN dgn MicroStation/Intergraph C   V, C C  
DIMAP   Digital Image Map   R R    
DLG-OPT dlg USGS Digital Line Graph Optional     V V  
DOQ doq USGS Digital Ortho Quad   R R R  
DTE dte Socet Set Digital Terrain     R    
DTED dt0, dt1, dt2 Digital Terrain Elevation Data     R R  
DWG dwg AutoCAD Drawing C   V, C V, C, S  
DXF dxf AutoCAD Drawing eXchange C   V, C V, C, S  
ECW ecw ER-Mapper Enhanced Compressed Wavelet R R R R Export Windows Only, Max. 500 MB (compressed)
EDIGEO thf EDIGEO geospatial data exchange, France C   V, C    
ENVI hdr ENVI raster and hyperspectral     R    
EPANET inp EPANET hydraulic modeling network     V V  
EPIINFO rec US Centers for Disease Control Epi Info (epidemiologic software) legacy format C   V, C V, C  
ER-MAPPER ers Earth Resource Mapper   R R R  
ERDAS-GIS/LAN lan, gis ERDAS GIS / LAN     R R  
ERDAS-IMG img ERDAS Imagine   R R R  
ERS-SAR   ERS-1 and ERS-2 Synthetic Aperture Radar     R    
EXCEL xls, xlsx Microsoft Excel via Microsoft Office 12.0 Access Database Engine     DB   Windows only
FileGDB gdb ESRI File Geodatabase C   V, C V, C ArcGIS 10.0+; no 32-bit Mac
GEOCONCEPT gxt GeoConcept Software text export C   V, C V, C  
GEODATABASE mdb ESRI Personal Geodatabase     V, C   32-bit Windows only
GeoJP2 jp2 JPEG-2000 JP2 R R R R  
GEOJSON json, geojson Geospatial data format based on JavaScript Object Notation C   V, C V, C  
GEOMEDIA mdb Intergraph Geomedia     V, C    
GeoRSS xml GeoRSS geocoded location in RSS or Atom feeds C   V, C V, C  
GEOSOFT-GRD grd Geosoft Grid version 2     R R 32-bit Windows only
GEOSOFT-GXF gxf Geosoft Grid eXchange     R R 32-bit Windows only
GEOSOFT-XYZ xyz Geosoft XYZ     V    
GeoTIFF tif, tiff Tag Image File Format with Geo tags R R R R  
GIF gif Graphics Interchange Format     R R  
GIRAS   Geographic Information and Retrieval System (USGS) for landuse/landcover data     R    
GML gml Geographic Markup Language C   V, C V, C  
GMTVECTOR gmt Generic Mapping Tools ASCII vector format C   V, C V, C  
GPSTRACK gtm, gtz GPS TrackMaker Software formats (Brazil) C   V, C V, C  
GPX gpx GPS exchange (XML-based) C   V, C V, C  
GRASS-RASTER   GRASS Raster     R R  
HDF4-Generic hdf, dat, l1r, l1g Hierarchical Data Format Version 4 Generic     R    
HTF htf Hydrographic Transfer Format, Australia C   V, C V, C  
IDRISI vct IDRISI Vector C   V, C V, C  
IDRISI32_ASCII rdc IDRISI32 ASCII Raster     R    
IDRISI32_BINARY rdc IDRISI32 BINARY Raster   R R    
IDRISI_ASCII img IDRISI ASCII Raster     R    
IDRISI_BINARY img IDRISI BINARY Raster   R R    
ILWISR mpr ILWIS Software Raster   R R    
INFO nit INFO Database     DB, V, C DB  
IRS   Indian Remote Sensing Satellite Super Structure (LGSOWG)   R R    
JERS1   Japanese Earth Resources Satellite 1 CEOS OPS Radar     R    
JP2 jp2 JPEG-2000 JP2 R R R R  
JPEG jpg, jpeg JPEG R R R R  
KML kml, kmz Google KML/KMZ     R, C V, C, S  
LANDSAT-CCRS   Canadian Centre for Remote Sensing Landsat (TM and MSS) CCT     R    
LANDSAT-NLAPS hd, hi, dh, h1, … National Landsat Archive Production System     R    
LANDSAT7-HDF hdf, dat, l1r, l1g Landsat 7 - Hierarchical Data Format     R    
LAS las LAS LIDAR point data S   V, C, S V, C, S v. 1.0 - 1.4
MAPINFO tab MapInfo TAB C C V, C V, C  
MAPINFO-ATTRIB tab MapInfo TAB attribute file     DB    
MIF mif MapInfo Interchange     V, C V, C  
MODIS-HDF hdf, dat, l1r, l1g EOS MODIS in Hierarchical Data Format     R    
MOSS mos Map Overlay and Statistical System     V, C V, C, S, T  
MySQL   MySQL Database   DB DB DB 32-bit Windows Only
MySQL_SPATIAL   MySQL Spatial Data   S V, C V, C, S, T 32-bit Windows Only
NetCDF nc, cdf Network Common Data Format     R    
NetCDF_GMT grd, gmt, nc, cdf Network Common Data Format     R    
NITF ntf NGA National Imagery Transfer Format     R    
NITF2.1 ntf NGA National Imagery Transfer Format 2.1     R R  
NTAD geo National Transportation Atlas Database     V, C    
NTF-DTM ntf National Transfer Format 2.0 (UK), Digital Terrain Map     R    
NTF-VECT ntf National Transfer Format 2.0 (UK), Vector Data     V    
ODBC dbf, ndx, mdx; xls; mdb dBASE, Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet, and Microsoft Access via ODBC   DB DB   32-bit Windows only
OPENAIR   OpenAir Special Use Airspace Data C   V, C    
ORACLE   Oracle Database   DB DB DB Windows Only
ORACLE-SPATIAL   Oracle Database Spatial Data   S V, C V, C, S, T Windows Only
PALSAR   Radarsat CEOS radar     R    
PCI pix PCI Image   R R R  
PCX pcx Personal Computer eXchange     R R  
PDS pds NASA Planetary Data System TABLE C   V, C    
PICTOMETRY psi, pmi Pictometry JPEG   R R R  
PNG png Portable Network Graphics R R R R  
POSTGIS   PostGIS Spatial extension for PosgreSQL Database   S V, C, S V, C, S, T No 64-bit Windows
POSTGRESQL   PostgreSQL Database   DB DB DB No 64-bit Windows
PRISM   ALOS Prism Satellite Image     R    
QUICKBIRD xml Quickbird/WorldView Tiled Orthoready GeoTIFF     R    
RADARSAT   Radarsat CEOS radar     R    
S57 000 S57 Digital Maritime Chart Interchange Format C   V, C    
SDF arc, pnt, pgn Spatial Data Format (Japan)     V      
SDTS-DEM ddf Spatial Data Transfer Standard - Digital Elevation Model     R    
SDTSV ddf Spatial Data Transfer Standard - Vector     V, C    
SEGUKOOA   Soc. Explor. Geophys. / UK Offshore Operators Assoc. geophysical survey data points C   V, C    
SEG-Y   Society of Exploration Geophysicists SEG-Y digital seismic data C   V, C    
SIMPLE ARRAY   Simple Array     R R  
SPOT dat SPOT Image     R    
SPOTview hdr SPOTview/!GeoSPOT Image     R    
SQL SERVER   Microsoft SQL Server via OLE DB   DB DB   Windows Only
SRTM hgt Shuttle Radar Topography Mission height files     R    
SUA sua Worldwide Soaring Turnpoint Exchange Special Use Airspace format C   V, C    
SUNRAST ras Sun Raster     R R  
SURFER grd Surfer Text, 6, 7 .GRD     R    
TEXT txt, csv Text point data 2D (X,Y) and 3D (X,Y,Z)     V, C    
TEXT-RASTER txt Text raster data     R R  
TEXT-XYZ txt, csv, xyz Text raster data, 3 coordinates per cell     R R  
TIFF tif, tiff Tag Image File Format R R R R  
TIGER   US Census Bureau TIGER Line     V    
TM-FAST   Eosat/IRS TM Fast Format     R    
TM-FAST-L7A   NASA Landsat 7A Fast     R    
UKNTF ntf National Transfer Format (UK), Vector Data C   V, C    
USER-DEFINED   User-defined raster     R R  
VFK vfk Cadastral data exchange format, Czech Republic C   V, C    
WKT wkt Well Known Text     V,C    
WORLDVIEW xml Quickbird/WorldView Tiled Orthoready GeoTIFF     R    
XPLANE dat X-Plane / Flightgear flight simulator aeronautical data C   V, C