Command Line Utilities

RSGISLib comes with a number of command line utilities. To get more information on a command and usage use -h or –help.

Batch Processing

  • - A tool to enable a command line tool (e.g., gdal_translate) to be applied to a number of input files.

  • - A command to build a look up table (LUT) for a set of input imanges.

  • - A command to use a look up table (LUT) to find images and create commands for processing

  • - A command to convert a set of input images to GTIFF using recommended options.

Data Processing

  • - Calculate the image statistics and pyramids to enable fast display of image data.

  • - Copy the band names from an input image to an output image.

  • - convert an image dataset to KMZ for display in Google Earth Viewer

  • - create a website using leaflet using input image data

  • - similar to gdalinfo, get basic information for the image of interest.

  • - Find information and confirm between the first lie.

  • - Find a list of layer and column names for a vector layer.

  • - Uses gdal_translate to convert an image file to GTIFF using recommended options.

  • - A tool which will check whether a file which GDAL can open (image or vector) is valid (i.e., not corrupted)

  • - A tool to calculate the hash (various options) for a file.


  • flip - Convert line endings (e.g., Windows to UNIX, UNIX to Mac Classic etc.).

  • rsgis-config - developer tool to find the installation paths and build options.

  • - create an rsgislib username/password file where the data are encoded.