.NITF File Extension

National Imagery Transmission Format File

Developer U.S. Department of Defense
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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.

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

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