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How do I open Landsat data files?

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How do I open Landsat data files?

Answer:

Many image processing programs *(ERDAS IMAGINE®, PCI Geomatica®, ENVI®, IDRISI®, etc.) can import a variety of image formats, including the GeoTIFF files of Landsat data.

*Please note: the USGS does NOT endorse or support specific software packages. Any usability questions relating to software packages are to be directed to the software vendor.

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