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New Contributor
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎01-30-2018

Error reading photometric interpetation


How to import tiff file with GPS information ( Xy, and Z) in ERDAS Imagine?

When I tried to open I am getting” Error reading photometri interpretation.”



Technical Evangelist
Posts: 269
Registered: ‎10-21-2015

Re: Error reading photometric interpetation



Could you please submit a support ticket through our Support Portal and provide some images? We will need your data to investigate this problem.


Best Regards,


Technical Evangelist
Posts: 655
Registered: ‎02-02-2016

Re: Error reading photometric interpetation

PhotometricInterpretation is a baseline TIFF tag that is required according to the TIFF specification. This TIFF tag specifies the color space of the image data. How was your TIFF file created? If you view the TIFF tag information for your image what value is reported for the PhotometricInterpretation tag?




Stephen Bent

Hexagon Geospatial Support