Files with alg file extension are mainly related to ER Mapper program and used for its algorithm data files.

There are 2 other file types using
the ALG file extension!

alg icon.alg - InRoads Survey alignment data

empty icon.alg - PDP-10 ALGOL compiler source

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Software that open alg file

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ALG file extension - ER Mapper algorithm data

What is alg file? How to open alg files?

File type specification:

GIS, GPS navigation and map file type icon GIS, GPS navigation and map file type

The alg file extension is related to EP Mapper. Instead of a disk-to-disk based processing used by older technology products (even if they hide it behind a GUI), ER Mapper combines processing steps into an algorithm, and uses this to display the processed imagery.

This means files of any size, with any level of complexity, can be processed in real time. No more waiting, and no more temporary disk files. And when it's time to save the processed image, all that needs to be saved is the algorithm file, a small (normally 6K or less) ASCII text file.

The default software associated to open alg file:

ERDAS ER Mapper icon

ERDAS, Inc. logoERDAS ER Mapper  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

ERDAS ER Mapper is image processing application for visualize, enhance and combine images for a broad array of applications. It is used in variety of industries including oil, gas and mineral exploration.

Help how to open:

Use ERDAS ER Mapper to open *.alg algorithm data files.

How to convert:

ER Mapper may be able to export *.alg files to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .alg file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open alg file, edit alg file, convert alg file, view alg file, play alg file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 alg files.

Software that open alg file - ER Mapper algorithm data

Programs supporting the exension alg on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open alg file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with alg file by default:
ERDAS ER Mapper small icon ERDAS ER Mapper
Other suggested software:
ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView) small icon ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView)

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