Using ResMap With ER Viewer Version 7.0

ER Viewer is an easy-to-use image viewer featuring interactive roaming and zooming with very large image files. A wide range of image formats* are supported:

  • From version 7.0, ER Viewer supports JPEG 2000 files
  • ER Mapper ECW v2.0 compressed imagery
  • Universal Data Format (UDF) images
  • ER Mapper images
  • TIFF and GeoTIFF images
  • SPOT View images
  • ESRI BIL (ARC/INFO and ArcView) images
  • Smart Data ER Mapper algorithms

Version Features

  • Support for viewing large (terabyte+) JPEG 2000 files.
  • ECWPS support (ie, ECWP over secure connections).
  • Latest ER Mapper raster translators.
  • Updated ER Mapper and ECW runtime libraries.
  • Save imagery as TIFF, JPEG, BMP, ERS, and BIL directly from ER Viewer
  • View ECW images served by an Image Web Server.
  • View local images larger than 4GB.
  • A refresh button has been added which will redisplay an image. This is useful when displaying an image over a slow Internet connection.
  • Improved OLE functionality.

ER Viewer allows you to integrate ECW compressed imagery in any OLE-aware application, including Microsoft Office applications such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access.

If you don’t already have ER Viewer on your computer, download it from the ER Mapper Web site and install.

Using ECW Images with ER Viewer 7.0

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  1. Start ER Viewer.
  2. To Open a local ECW file, use the open file icon and browse to the location of the desired file.
  3. To Open an ECW image from a URL, simply copy the image URL from your Image Web Server and paste it into the ‘open file’ dialog box.

Note: You can easily open any local ECW file with ER Viewer by simply double-clicking on the ECW file itself. This will automatically launch ER Viewer to display the image.

For information on using ER Viewer to view ECW images from within Microsoft Office applications, click here.