The ecw file extension is related to Enhanced Compressed Wavelet image file format used for aerial and satellite imagery.
There are 2 other file types using
the ECW file extension!
.ecw - System Dll file
.ecw - Ensoniq waveset format
Software that works with ecw file extension
ECW file extension - Enhanced Compressed Wavelet image format
What is ecw file? How to open ecw files?
File type specification:
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The ecw file extension is used for Enhanced Compressed Wavelet image format.
ECW is a proprietary lossy compression format, used mainly for aerial and satellite imagery. It was originally developed by Earth Resource Mapping, and is now owned by ERDAS, subsidiary of Integraph.
Many GIS programs support this format and it might also be viewed in couple of image viewers such as XnView.
The default software associated to ecw file type:
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ArcGIS is a group of GIS (Geographic Information System) applications developed by ESRI. rcGIS for Desktop is available in three license level Basic, Standard, and Advanced (formerly ArcView, ArcEditor and ArcInfo).
List of software applications associated to the .ecw file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open ecw file, edit ecw file, convert ecw file, view ecw file, play ecw file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the ecw files.
- View ecw file
- Convert ecw file
- Print ecw file
ecw file viewer - programs that view ecw file - Enhanced Compressed Wavelet image format
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