[OZAPRS] GEO files in XASTIR
vk2tv at exemail.com.au
Sat Feb 2 11:25:30 EST 2008
Rodney Mitchell wrote:
>On Thu, 2008-01-31 at 14:56 +1100, Ray Wells wrote:
>>I use Irfanview to convert from .ecw to .jpg and I create a UIView .inf
>>file for each map. I then use the inf2geo.pl scripts that ships with
>>xastir to convert from .inf to .geo.
>>There may be an easier way but when that worked I stopped looking, hi.
>>I should consider creating ppm files rather than jpg to create smaller
>>images. Maybe a rainy day job.
>Hi Ray and All...
>Magic! Thx for the tip re Irfanview!
>There are some 50,000:1 maps for Oziexplorer around for SA, but they are
>BIG, around 500MB, and Irfanview previews them OK, but when trying to
>open them errors with a message "decode fault" or something like that...
>Probably a file size limitation with Irfanview me guess as PC has 4GB
>RAM etc etc...
>Regards to ALL, 73 Rod, VK5KFB.
What format are those maps?
Did you install the plug-in package for Irfanview? It's needed to handle
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