How to install the ECWCompressor on MapInfo Professional

To install the ECW Compressor through the MapInfo Pro 10 installer. Please have a read of the steps below:

Installing the ECW Compressor

The ECW raster handler allows you to open and display raster images compressed in the ECW format. We recommend that you exit all Windows programs before installing.
  1. Choose Install Products from the MapInfo Professional CD Browser.
  2. Choose ECW Compressor. The Welcome screen displays. Choose Next to continue the installation process.
  3. The Software License screen displays. Choose Yes to accept the terms of the agreement and to continue the installation process.
  4. The Choose Destination Location screen displays. Specify the directory where ECW Compressor will be installed.
  5. The Select Program Folder screen displays. Select a folder. Choose Next to continue.
  6. The Setup Complete screen displays: choose to display the ReadMe file and/or create a shortcut on your desktop. Choose Finish. 
  7. Regarding the Geographic Tracker you will need to have MapInfo Pro 10.5 installed to be able to use it.
UPDATED:  March 29, 2017