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Raster file formats supported in Raster Design 2008.

A - answer The AutoCAD raster add-on - AutoCAD Raster Design 2008 - extends the list of AutoCAD supported raster files with additional formats, mostly those specialized on satellite mapping.

AutoCAD or Civil 3D with Raster Design supports the following formats of raster image files - Arc/Info ASCII Grid (.asc), Arc/Info Binary Grid (.adf), Autodesk Animator (.flc/.fli), Windows Bitmap (.bmp/.dib/.rle), Digital Terrain Elevation Data (.dt0/.dt1/.dt2), ECW (.ecw), FAST-L7A (.fst), GIF (.gif), GIS-GeoSPOT (.bil), Image Systems CCITT (.ig4), JPEG (.jpg/.jpeg), JPEG2000 (.jp2/.j2k), MacIntosh PICT (.pct/.pict), MrSID (.sid), Native DOQ (.doq/.nes/.ses), NITF (.ntf), QuickBird (.tif/.tiff), RLC (.rlc), Portable Network Graphics (.png), Tagged Image File Format (.tif/.tiff), TrueVision Targa (.tga), USGS Digital Elevation Model (.dem), ZSoft PC Paintbrush (.pcx), CALS Type 1 (.cal/.mil/.rst/.cg4).

Image formats in RD2008

(orange marked formats are new in RD2008, the green marked format is from the Xanadu CITin add-on utility)
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See also:
Tip 12881:How to attach multiple raster images to my DWG in one go?
Tip 12609:Dynamo - how to convert a raster photo to 3D model in Revit?
Tip 11790:How to get a hi-res image of an Inventor assembly (for a brochure, billboard...)?
Tip 11159:How to load an ECW v3 format image in AutoCAD?
Tip 9698:Data formats supported in Autodesk InfraWorks 360.

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