.NITF File Extension

There is only one file type that uses the .NITF extension:

National Imagery Transmission Format File

National Imagery Transmission Format File
  • Developer U.S. Department of Defense
  • Popularity
    4.3 (7 votes)
  • Category Data Files
  • Format Binary

Imaging data format used by the U.S. government and military for transmitting documents; may contain a combination of text, graphics, and metadata in a single file; also supports multiple layers; often used for satellite and aerial photos.

The NITF format is often used along with the NATO Secondary Imagery Format (NSIF) for storing and transmitting government data.

Software's name License Platforms
ERDAS IMAGINE ERDAS IMAGINE Commercial Windows
GDAL GDAL Open Source LinuxMacWindows
ITT Visual Information Solutions ENVI ITT Visual Information Solutions ENVI Paid Windows
Newera Graphics Converter Pro Newera Graphics Converter Pro Commercial MacWindows
XnViewMP XnViewMP Freeware LinuxMacWindows

Updated: March 6, 2011

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