The LizardTech MrSID filter imports .SID files.
The MrSID (pronounced Mister Sid) is an acronym that stands for multiresolution seamless image database. It is a file format developed and patented by LizardTech for encoding of georeferenced raster graphics. Unlike many other file formats, any rectangular region of the image can be quickly extracted from the file without decompressing the entire file. A region can be specified for import in the MrSID Import Options dialog, or the image can be imported as a read-only image. Each of these options decreases the import time for large MrSID files.
File Name Extensions
Choose the File | Import command.
Specify import options in the SID Image Import Options dialog.
Third Party Notice
Portions of this computer program are copyright (C) 1995-2008 Celartem, Inc., doing business as LizardTech. All rights reserved. MrSID is protected by U.S. Patent No. 5,710,835. Foreign Patents Pending.
File Format Chart
File | Import
SID Image Import Options Dialog