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Re: MrSid Raster Issue

08-29-2012 06:33 AM in reply to: jmcpherson1982

Plenty of test files out there. Here's NJ. 1995 DOQQs


Paste the whole string not just the blue text.

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Re: MrSid Raster Issue

08-29-2012 09:04 AM in reply to: jmcpherson1982

jmcpherson1982 wrote:


Is there somewhere online I could possibly get a sample SID file or software to create one from something I have so I can test another file?

City and county of Denver has some available. You need to request access but it's an automated reply system. 

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Re: MrSid Raster Issue

08-29-2012 09:23 AM in reply to: jmcpherson1982

Images with multiple geo-referenced formats (including MrSids) are also available at This site is easy to access.

Some MrSid images get corrupted, so check the world file.

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Re: MrSid Raster Issue

08-29-2012 09:28 AM in reply to: jmayo

Here is a link to the USGS County Mosaic Site


That error mesage indicates a damaged *.dll to me I would do a repair / clean install if you can't get images from another source to open.  The other problem maybe with avalable memory. Or missing MS Jet and Net Framework files.


I have had up to 10 GB of sids active with no problems. But that is on a Seismic imaging workstation



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Re: MrSid Raster Issue

02-08-2013 01:31 PM in reply to: MATRIX3DSURVEYS

Reviving my own thread but I have come across a new possibility. This *.sid file is a 4 band image(it contains that 4th near infared band). About a month ago I remember reading something about AutoCAD not liking that 4th band. Could this be the problem, and if so is there software that I could use to remove the 4th band and have just a 3 band *.sid?

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Re: MrSid Raster Issue

02-08-2013 01:49 PM in reply to: jmcpherson1982

I'd try asking LizardTech's tech support.


They might very well have some info on that.

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