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Luigi

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I just received one files with the extension .ras
I´ve tried to open it with 2 recommended softwares (Ayeview and Irfaview), None worked...

The Irfanview software delivers the error message "can´t read header"

I know in advanced the file concernes a Digital Elevation Model.

Does anyone of the map lover knows how to deal with this kind of files?

Can they somehow be opened inArcGis?

Best regards

Luígi

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I just received one files with the extension .ras
I´ve tried to open it with 2 recommended softwares (Ayeview and Irfaview), None worked...

The Irfanview software delivers the error message "can´t read header"

I know in advanced the file concernes a Digital Elevation Model.

Does anyone of the map lover knows how to deal with this kind of files?

Can they somehow be opened inArcGis?

Best regards

Luígi

If I am not wrong, this extension applies to SUN SOLARIS bitmap files. I do not know which all software especially Intel / Windows platform which can open them. There would be that big-endian to little endian conversion needed, well I am not sure but could be.

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Yes, I believe that ProMapper is right. It's a Sun raster image or grid. My current copy of ArcView ArcMap 9.2 can not read .ras files. But someone with an ArcINFO license might be able to.

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