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listgeo - dump geotiff metadata

listgeo [-tfw] [-no_norm] [-proj4] [-t DIR] file

The program listgeo takes a GeoTIFF file as input and dumps to the standard output a GeoTIFF "metadata" file, which is human readable, and may also be used as input to other programs which use the "GTIFImport" routine, such as geotifcp.

listgeo accepts the following options:
report lat/long corners in decimal degrees instead of DMS
Generate a .tfw (ESRI TIFF World) file for the target file
Don't report 'normalized' parameter values
Report PROJ.4 equivelent projection definition
-t DIR
force to look in DIR for EPSG_CVS files, overriding default behaviour

This program is distributed with libgeotiff software. The home page is located at Here you can find links about other related projects. A mailing list about libgeotiff development is currenctly active at

Niles Ritter, Frank Warmerdam <>, Derrick J. Brashear <> and many others contributors.

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October 2008 libgeotiff 1.2.5