How to open file with ECW extension?

ECW file description

An .ECW is a compressed image file that is created based on the Enhanced compression wavelet format, which is a lossy compression format developed by the Earth Resource (ER) Mapper application. The ER Mapper is a geospatial imagery processing application, and the .ECW file is supported by the GIS programs for capturing the geospatial data. The large geospatial data, such aerial data, satellite image data can be captured in the .ECW file as the .ECW file occupies less storage space and can be shared easily through emails.

Basic information about ECW file

File ECW is one of the files of the Raster Image Files category. Its full name is Enhanced Compression Wavelet Image . File format ECW was created by ERDAS. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file ECW sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a ECW file, you will definitely find it here.
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Programs that support ECW file

Conversion of a ECW file
When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the ECW extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of ECW file conversion to a different format.
File Conversions from ECW extension to a different format :
ecw to jpg,
File conversions from other format to ECW file:
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the ECW file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the ECW file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the ECW file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the ECW file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the ECW file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the ECW file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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