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.NITF File Extension

File TypeNational Imagery Transmission Format File

DeveloperU.S. Department of Defense
4.2 (5 Votes)
CategoryData Files

What is a NITF file?

Imaging data format used by the U.S. government and military for transmitting documents; may contain a combination of text, graphics, and metadata in a single file; also supports multiple layers; often used for satellite and aerial photos.

More Information

The NITF format is often used along with the NATO Secondary Imagery Format (NSIF) for storing and transmitting government data.

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Programs that open NITF files

Updated 4/22/2011

About NITF Files

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