GRD is Arc/Info ASCII Grid file format used for storing and sharing various georgraphic data. It is a native format for ArcGIS programs suit from ESRI, and using it by other software is problematic, as they have no support of GRD. The problem of compatibility is easily solved by converting GRD to PNG image format. PNG is a lossless image format widely used for storing graphic information. It is supported by many graphic viewers and editors, web browsers are capable of displaying PNG images online.
Total GIS Converter offers to convert GIS files (including GRD format) into four graphic formats:
When converting GRD to one of the formats above the file structure will be changed, but its appearance will stay the same and there is no difference in viewing GRD source or its PNG copy. So you can convert GRG files into images for demonstrative purposes, when you need to make them open only for viewing, with no ability to edit their content.
To use the in-built RGD PNG converter, you will need to:
- Launch Total GIS Converter. Select GRD source file (or files) navigating through your memory folders with the help of integrated navigation menu.
- Click on PNG button in the top left corner of program window;
If needed, in the first inlay of the popped up options wizard specify destination folder for your future PNG copies;
- Moving through other two inlays, you can select the region this GRD file refers to and divide it into specific number of fragments or into fragments of specific size. In this case each fragment will be saved in separate PNG file;
- Press Start! button in the bottom right corner of options wizard window.
After compression is done, you will see a folder with converted file(s) opened in separate window. The process is very simple and fast. Check it by your own hands download Total GIS Converter online right now.