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GDAL library is a translator library for raster and vector geospatial data formats. As a library, it presents a single raster abstract data model and single vector abstract data model to the calling application for all supported formats. It also comes with a variety of useful command line utilities for data translation and processing.


GDAL library’s main features are:

  1. Label Tool
  2. Pen Tool
  3. Brush Tool
  4. Symbol Tool
  5. Label Tool
  6. Styles Table

Technical caracteristics

Software languages are:

  • C++ 11

GDAL library is compliant with the following operating systems:

  • modern flavors of Unix: Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X
  • all supported versions of Microsoft Windows
  • mobile environements (Android and iOS)

Both, 32-bit and 64-bit architectures are supported.

What Payload Data & Applications department can bring you?

Payload Data & Applications department is the ideal partner for your image projects:

  • Consulting services around the library:
    • Technical expertise
    • Upstream studies
    • Preliminary analysis
    • Need analysis
    • Functional analysis
    • Prototyping
    • Demonstrators
  • Algorithmic studies
  • Algorithmic development & applications
  • Industrialized computer solution development for production
  • Training services:
    • How to use the GDAL library
    • How to develop new complex and elaborate algorithmic applications based on the GDAL library